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Designation: Minnesota State Scenic Byway
Fees: No fees to travel the byway.
Length, One-Way: 50 Miles (83.33 Kilometers)

General Information

Description - This section of Highway 23 has been known as the "scenic route to Duluth" for decades. Near the beginning of the route is Banning State Park, with camping, hiking, river fishing, canoeing and, for the adventurous, kayaking the Kettle River with its infamous "Hell's Gate" rapids. Creeks and small rivers criss-cross the length of the route, many of which offer fine trout fishing-especially the Nemadji and South Fork rivers on the northern part of the route. Near the end of of the route is the Veteran's Memorial Overlook, with a breathtaking view of the St. Louis River Valley.

Attractions - The Veterans Evergreen Memorial Drive is known for it's Cultural, Natural, Recreational and Scenic Attractions.

Location -

Directions from : Take the Askov exit (Exit 195) east from I-35 onto Hwy 23 and travel north. The byway ends near the Minnesota-Wisconsin border and the extreme western tip of Lake Superior, on the outskirts of Duluth.

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Additional Information:
Minneapolis Area -
Minnesota Scenic Byways - Minnesota currently offers one All-American Road, the North Shore Scenic Byway, three National Scenic Byways, Edge of the Wilderness Scenic Byway, Grand Rounds Scenic Byway and Great River Road, as well as numerous state designated byways.

Scenic Byways Homepage - National Scenic Byways official web site with detailed info on all national and state byways.


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