Parks & Geology

Beaver River

This is Beaver River. It runs through Beaver Bay, the oldest settlement on the North Shore of Lake Superior – established in 1856. I’m a sap for beautiful views and this one, top five. If you take Hwy 61, about 25 miles north of Two Harbors, drive through Beaver Bay. There are less than 200 […]

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By City

Minnesota is made up of 853 incorporated cities. See below for which ones we’ve visited so far. How many have you checked off? A Ada Adams Adrian Afton Aitkin Akeley Albany Albert Lea Alberta Albertville Alden Aldrich Alexandria Alpha Altura Alvarado Amboy Andover Annandale Anoka Apple Valley Appleton Arco Arden Hills Argyle Arlington Ashby Askov […]

Parks & Geology

Kawishiwi Falls

 (From Kawishiwi Falls Trail: Features:  A popular 1.5 mile round-trip hiking trail offers stunning views of the 70ft. drop Kawishiwi Falls/Fall Lake Dam. Location:  Approximately 5 miles from Ely, Minnesota off the Fernberg Road (Lake County #18). Description:  The name Kawishiwi  in Ojibwe language means “river full of beaver or muskrat houses”.  Native Americans, […]