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Hawk Ridge

Duluth, MN
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Great spot for views over the lake and bird watching. Friendly trails for beginners as well. There... read more

Reviewed 9 June 2017
Kristine M
Great place to see hawks and eagles.

We had heard this was a great place to see live birds up close so we drove up there. It was true... read more

Reviewed 5 January 2017
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“migration” (6 reviews)
Duluth, MN
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Reviewed 9 June 2017

Great spot for views over the lake and bird watching. Friendly trails for beginners as well. There are a few scenic spots to stop via car and take photos, but its definitely worth going on foot.

Thank Kristine M
Reviewed 5 January 2017

We had heard this was a great place to see live birds up close so we drove up there. It was true, we seen so many birds up there up close. If you like hawks this is a must see.

Thank ekhomme
Reviewed 18 October 2016

We saw a lot and enjoyed it. Clear but windy is best to see birds of all kinds. The locals up there were very kind and identified the birds when we had trouble. Great view of the city and lake too.

Thank advisorj
Reviewed 2 September 2016

Having heard of Hawk's Ridge over the years, we were happy to get here on this visit, even though it was too early for Fall Migration. (We did spy a Great Horned Owl!) The view of Duluth is wonderful. Sad to see all the trees...More

Thank OliverandLisa
Reviewed 22 August 2016

My 6 and 10 year old have went here a few times since it is only about 2 miles from home. Great hike and climb. It is pretty comical to see people with a walking pole in each hand though. As if its not possible...More

Thank scottsnew1
Reviewed 18 August 2016

There is an overlook that gives a great view of Duluth from Hawk Ridge! Interesting Info board about bird species that can be seen there.

Thank Donna L
Reviewed 28 July 2016

We go up to Hawk Ridge every year to watch the raptors migrate. LOVE it. The people running the education are amazing. Fun to watch the people is as much as much fun as watching the birds!!

Thank dladydi315
Reviewed 28 June 2016

This has been a favorite spot of mine for more than 40 years. In the mid 70's I helped at the banding station where hundreds of migrating raptors were banded. The view of Lake Superior is spectacular and if you are there in September and...More

Thank PortlandMarcos
Reviewed 28 January 2016

We visited in late October, when the larger raptors are moving through. The bird count numbers are much higher earlier in the fall, but the species moving through at that time are the smaller raptors. There were several dozen visitors on hand, and 8-10 volunteers....More

Thank AstroDiver
Reviewed 8 December 2015

World-class birdwatching, especially during the long fall migration. Wonderfully supported by a very knowledgeable, helpful volunteer community staffed through the Hawk Ridge nonprofit -- free loaner binoculars, educational programs, on-site help. Also boasts a great network of hiking trails, some limited on pavement and miles...More

Thank Sweetwater12
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