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Park Point Recreational Area

Park Point Recreation Area

Fantastic fine sand lines this magnificent public beach for nearly one and a quarter miles.  The Park Point recreational area runs from 40th Street South to the Duluth Sky Harbor Airport.  The Duluth Sky Harbor airport features one of the few remaining jack pine forests anywhere.  The jack pine replenishes itself by fire or other extreme conditions that has the capacity to break the cones and release the trapped seeds inside.

Thousands of people each summer flock to the Park Point beach to sunbathe, swim, play volleyball, catch frisbee, or windsurf.  It is an ideal place for metal detectors because of the number of people who visit, the rich history of Duluth, and the deep sand.  Many others come to watch the lake freightors, sailboats, and other lake activity.

The recreational area also provides a baseball field, walking trail, a place for your pets to roam, to fly a kite, picnic, etc.

The Park Point beachhouse is home to bathrooms, pool tables, and tourist attractions.

On your way in and out of Park Point you will cross over the famed Aerial Lift bridge.  This picturesque bridge allows cars over a stretch of Lake Superior to Park Point.  This bridge elevates as neeeded to let large freightors into the Duluth Shipping Harbor.

  
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"Men are instruments in the hand of God, employed by Him to accomplish His purposes of grace and mercy.  Each has his part to act; to each is granted a measure of light, adapted to the necessities of his time, and sufficient to enable him to perform the work which God has given him to do."  Excerpt from "The Great Controversy Ended...A Glimpse into Eternity"

  
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