Images from the North Shore area of Minnesota


Ground Cover
Along the north shore of Lake Superior between the Sawtooth range and the rugged shoreline, grows the forest of aspen and birch. In the fall there are small hidden patches of ground cover that turns a brilliant red in contrast to the white tree trunks.

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Morning Daisy
Fields of daisies in the early morning dew prompted me to take a closer look.

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Afternoon Colors
From the top of a hill after a short, but strenuous hike, the evening sun warmed the amazing fall colors surrounding this lake.

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Gooseberry Upper Falls
One of the five falls on the Gooseberry River caught my eye as this panoramic format seemed to fit this image so well

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Tait Creek
Far off of the main road, we found this creek tumbling over the rocks before it headed under the road on its way to the Lake.

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Yellow Lake Slippers
The state parks of the North Shore are filled with amazing flowers if you take the time to hike and look. These were located in Jay Cooke State Park.

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North Shore Rocks
Early morning light caused me to notice a lone yellow birch leaf resting near the water and I thought it represented the heart of the North Shore image

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Mother Nature's Question
As we walked along the frozen shore that was melting in the early spring sun, I spotted this unique pattern in the snow and I couldn't help but to marvel in natures mystery.

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Cascade, lower falls
Near the Canadian border the Cascade River heads to Lake Superior by dropping over 3 unique falls This is the lower and last falls before it reaches the Lake.

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Lupine Field
Near Gooseberry Falls State Park during the summer of 2004, a usually beautiful array of wild lupine fill the road ditches along Hwy 61

Honable Mention in Lake Superior Magazine Photo Contest 2005

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Gooseberry Falls
Two of the cascades of the Gooseberry River as it heads to lake Superior. The middle and lower falls shown here are the most recognizable of the five falls in the park.

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Beaver River Falls
Just outside of the town of Beaver Bay, about 50 miles north of Duluth is the Beaver River. Here you can see it make the last major drop just before it reaches Lake Superior.

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Ground Cover V
The light rain brought out the rich and saturated colors of the birches and understory in Mid October on the North Shore

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