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The Lake Is Boss: Returning a Little Wiser from an Apostle Islands Paddle

Benjamin Alva Polley

Quickly I understood this was not like any other water we’d paddled. Miles from shore, if you capsize you can’t just swim to safety. Read more

Recreation

Paddle Safety

Shelly Dinsmoore

Lake Superior’s beauty can belie its dangers, particularly if you’re not prepared with the right gear and paddling know-how. Here are the basics of kayaking safely on the Big Lake. Read more

Recreation

Find out more about Lake Superior Magazine's featured supporters through this month's Great Lake Destinations. Links, Maps, Video, Facebook, Twitter and more. Read more

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Rabbit Island

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Rob Gorski wanted a getaway in the Keweenaw Peninsula and ended up buying an island and founding a retreat for creative souls. Read more

Art/Photography

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LESLEY DuTEMPLE

When winter starts releasing its grip and spring slowly emerges, gardeners’ thoughts turn to greenery and to planting, but those of us who live in the Lake Superior region know one important maxim: Read more

Homes

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COURTESY CATHE HAHN

Paddling upwind and sugargliding home. That’s Marquette resident and sailmaker Cathe Hahn’s phrase for what she hopes every standup paddleboarder will experience with her latest invention, the Sugarglider sail. Read more

Recreation

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DENICE SMITH

Copper Harbor, Michigan, population 108, loves its one-room schoolhouse. Read more

Education

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AmberBeth VanNingen / MINNESOTA DNR

FYI on SNAs: On Sugarloaf Point near Little Marais, a rugged shoreline testifies to basalt lava flows dating more than 1 billion years ago. On part of Minnesota Point in Duluth, red and white pines 150 to 270 years old dominate a unique nearly forgo Read more

Minnesota

Lake Superior is the world's largest freshwater lake by surface area – 31,700 square miles (82,100 square kilometres) – and holds 10 percent of the world's surface fresh water. Read more

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COURTESY BAYFIELD COUNTY TOURISM

At our local farm markets, the heaped tables deliver a living calendar detailing our harvest bounty, week by week. Read more

Food/Recipes

6 Trails for Maritime Sights

Florin Chelaru

Let us suggest six satisfying strolls with great views that offer a bit of Lake Superior maritime heritage along the way. Read more

Recreation

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City of Thunder Bay Tourism

When Thunder Bay locals want to impress visitors, they take them to Hillcrest Park in the center of the city to show off the stunning views of the harbor and distant Sleeping Giant. Read more

Ontario

Download lake views and other scenes from the region for your desktops and home screens. Read more

Art/Photography

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