Paddle Safe

Twin Ports

Rice's Point Access

Site Details

Location:109 Port Terminal Rd, Duluth, MN 55802. Latitude: 46.751432 Longitude: -92.10268
Site Ownership:Minnesota Department of Natural Resources.
General description:Two boat launches available both with docks and cement boat ramps.
Amenities:Large paved parking lot, portable toilets, and fishing pier.
Nearby sights:St. Louis Bay and Interstate Island Wildlife Management Area. The area directly underneath the Blatnik Bridge is industrial and contains many businesses and freight yards.
Boat launch type:Motorized and non-motorized boat launch.
Paddler Level:Intermediate. Paddlers may experience intense harbor ship traffic, and extreme water temperatures and wave conditions.
2023 Notes:Detour due to Twin Ports Interchange Project and I-535/Garfield Avenue Reconstruction (2022 - 2024). From Garfield Avenue, follow the Helberg Drive detour to Port Terminal Road.