The Black Beach On Minnesota’s North Shore Looks Like Something From Another Planet
The Land of 10,000 Lakes is known for just that: its enormous collection of beautiful, sparkling lakes. But Minnesota has much more to offer than our bodies of water. Each of these lakes is surrounded by amazing natural scenery that is worth visiting on its own. Some lakes are surrounded by old forests so thick that light barely penetrates. Others have miles of tall cliffs and rocky shorelines. Still other lakes wash sandy beaches that make it easy to spread out and enjoy the scenery.
It is a sandy beach on Lake Superior that we want to introduce today. Black Beach on Minnesota’s North Shore is unlike anything else in the state – and maybe even in the world. It’s otherworldly beauty looks like something from another planet, and everyone should visit at least once. Here’s what you need to know:
We’re aware that these uncertain times are limiting many aspects of life as we all practice social and physical distancing. While we’re continuing to feature destinations that make our state wonderful, we don’t expect or encourage you to go check them out immediately. We believe that supporting local attractions is important now more than ever and we hope our articles inspire your future adventures! And on that note, please nominate your favorite local business that could use some love right now: https://www.onlyinyourstate.com/nominate/
Betsy is a Minneapolis-based writer who's lived in Minnesota for 19 years. If you know of any amazing Minnesota restaurants, nature areas, or other attractions, feel free to let her know about them at [email protected] or on Twitter @betsyrathburn.
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