Canoeing in St. Louis River, Duluth, Minnesota USA

Skill Level:
Mostly experienced
3.4 mi / 5.4 km
Duluth is a seaport city in the state of Minnesota and the county seat of Saint Louis County. It is located at the westernmost point of the Great Lakes, on the north shore of Lake Superior. St. Louis River, in the U.S. states of Minnesota and Wisconsin, flows into Lake Superior. The river's watershed covers 3634 mi²/9412 km².

St. Louis River is a well-known tourist destination, offering the right conditions for White Water Canoeing. St. Louis River tends to be more challenging than the national average.

Your white water canoeing trip lasts 2 hours, during which you can admire the stunning views of the river and feel the adrenaline through your veins. For a memorable activity, the river offers some good stretches. Some of them are the Highway 61 to Thomson Reservoir stretch and The Highway 61 to Thomson Reservoir stretch of St. Louis River in Carlton County, which is 3.4 mi/5.4 km long and has been rated as a class II-III section, mostly enjoyed by experienced participants. So, you shouldn’t miss it for the world.

Rely on the good hands of well-skilled staff that can be found nearby and choose to spend a couple of days, especially from May to September. June is the wettest month with most rain, while February is ordinarily the driest month. The river features more challenging high water conditions early in the season, while milder river and weather conditions, generally occur later in the season.

Be aware that the spot is very popular and it will be better to book your accommodation in advance.