This Cold Corner of the State is very spiritual. Lake Superior easily visible from space and is the Minnesota ocean. With barges and container ships, Lake Superior is big. The coastline that boarders the state is called the North shore. Highway 61 stretches from Duluth, MN to Grand Portage. The gateway to the Canadian back country. With Many great locations along the road, the north shore drive is very family friendly. The rest of the northeast Minnesota is considered lake country. The Iron Range is the region near Hibbing, MN and has a history of mining. The Boundary Water Recreation area is located near the boarder with Canada. This place offers many hardcore outdoor experiences. This region offers both State and National Park opportunities. Northeastern Minnesota Lakes are some of the most pristine bodies of water in the Untied States.
Northeastern Minnesota Ecology
Tall pines mixed with birch trees, Northeast Minnesota is refereed to as the Northwoods. Primarily a conifer forest there are some deciduous trees and long grass prairie plant species. The lush vegetation provides food and forage for big game, critters, and birds. Many large mammals call this area their home. Black Bear, Moose, and Wolf all reside in Northeastern Minnesota. The cold temperatures promote fierce competition for resources. Smaller animals and critters can be found here. “While sleeping in the tent we woke to an epic bobcat fight. Frozen from the screeching felines, we waited.” Birds both migrate through northeast, MN and nest here. Several corridors provide birding enthusiasts with unique opportunists. The late summer seeds and berries give small birds food. There are numerous lakes in Northeastern Minnesota with lots of different species of fish from trout to walleye.