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Barker's Island Boat Launch

Site Details

Site Ownership:City of Superior.
General description:Large harbor-side launch site with boat ramp and dock.
Amenities:Many amenities including a large paved parking area, accessible toilets, fish-cleaning station, picnic tables, and benches. Farther from the launch site there is a walking path, swim beach, visitor center, bike and paddle board rental, playground, ship tours, and summer farmers market.
Nearby sights:Duluth-Superior Harbor, Superior Bay, explore Zero Point Minnesota Point, Minnesota Point Lighthouse, Hog's Island Inlet, and Wisconsin Point.
Boat launch type:Motorized and non-motorized boat launch.
Paddler Level:Beginner to intermediate. Paddlers may experience harbor ship traffic, extreme water temperatures, and wave conditions.
Other Notes:Daily or annual pass needed to use the launch site.