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Brighton Beach Park (Kitchi Gammi)

Site Details

2023 park status:This park is currently closed to vehicular traffic. A new road and parking will be constructed in 2023. Until that time, the park is only accessible using the Lakewalk.
Location:Access at Congdon Boulevard & Brighton Beach Rd, Duluth, MN 55804. Latitude: 46.839241 Longitude: -91.99856
Site ownership:City of Duluth
General description:Multiple rocky beach launch sites surrounded by boulders and rock slabs.
Amenities:Variety of parking options, picnic tables, pavilion, portable toilets, canoe rental rack, and multiple beach access points.
Nearby sights:North Shore of Lake Superior, Glensheen Mansion, Brighton Beach, and the mouth of the Lester River.
Boat launch type:Non-motorized boat launch only.
Paddler level:Expert. Paddlers may experience extreme water temperatures and wave conditions. Coastal terrain is rocky and hazardous. Weather on Lake Superior is unpredictable and can change rapidly.