Along the Shore
KAMINISTIQUIA—My favorite trail, the Great Dog Portage, leads to a mystery; the Dog Effigy. The portage bypasses a series of rapids and falls between Dog Lake and Little Dog Lake in Kaministiquia, about 30 km west of Thunder Bay.
GRAND MARAIS—The final 2-mile stretch of the Devil Track River winds through a canyon deep enough to be called the Grand Canyon of the North Shore. While many of the North Shore rivers plunge over falls and through granite crevasses, the geography of the Devil Track canyon tells a different story.
TWO HARBORS—For those seeking to take a leisurely stroll, rather than a vigorous hike, check out the Sonju Trail in Two Harbors. It’s a quiet, partially paved trail between
THUNDER BAY—In September, Chelsea Ellard, age 11, found a little wooden three masted schooner marooned on a small island on Lake Superior. This island is located within a group of islands known as The Susies. The island is situate at
Dorion—Lying on its side, nestled in some trees at the Hurkett Cove Conservation Area in Dorion, Ontario, lies the hull of a tugboat. Its history a source of pride for many, the Rossport was one of the first tugboats to be made
COOK COUNTY—North Shore businesses are familiar with the struggle for seasonal workers. This year, the need for additional workers is apparent; Gene’s Foods in Grand Marais is closed on Sundays due to the lack of help, and World’s