Silver Creek Cliff, Lake County, Minnesota

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Silver Creek Cliff

Location of Site: North Shore of Lake Superior on Highway 61, just past Two Harbors.
Lake County, Minnesota
State/province: Minnesota
Country: United States
Historic Function: Hill/bluff/butte
Current Function: Hill/bluff/butte

Lake County

Silver Creek Cliff, Lake County, Minnesota
(47.062989285167° N, 91.596450805664° WLatitude: 47°3′46.761″N
Longitude: 91°35′47.223″W
In July 1994 the 1,344-foot tunnel through Silver Creek Cliff was completed and opened. There is now a walking and biking path (a segment of the Gitchi-Gami State Trail) along what use to be a perilous stretch of highway on Minnesota's North Shore.


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Related Links

Silver Creek Cliff: Abandoned Highway

Engineering summary: Silver Creek Cliff Tunnel

Award for Silver Creek Cliff Tunnel

Gitchi-Gami State Trail


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