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For the Kids
Activities & Kid - Friendly Things to Do:
Artist’s Point – It’s a great walk though a small forest! Easy climbing, crawling, rock stacking/throwing, water splashing, wave watching, picnicking, dog walking, etc. The path begins at the Coast Guard Station (parking lot where Broadway Ave. ends).
Grand Marais RV Park and Campground - Recreation Area - Sweethearts' Bluff hiking trail. Located on the far west side of the campground, this is a nice hiking trail for all levels. Take the flat lakeside loop, or the more challenging trail up the bluff for several scenic vistas of Grand Marais and the lake.
Playgrounds – Sawtooth Elementary (1st Ave. E., across Co. Rd. 7, back parking lot), Grand Marais Recreation Area (Hwy. 61 & W. 8th Ave.), Cook County Community Center (Co. Rd. 7 & W. 3rd Ave.)
Swimming – Grand Marais Municipal Pool (Hwy. 61 & W. 8th Ave.) - enjoy the large pool, wading pool for the young ones, hot tub whirlpool, sauna, Aquaclimb poolside climbing wall, locker rooms and showers. Open swim Mon. – Thurs., 3:30 – 8pm, Fri. 3:30 – 9pm (dollar evening!), Sat. 2 – 9pm, Sun. closed. A daily pass is $3.75/person or $14/family + tax – kids under 5 yrs. are half price.
Mini-Golf – west edge of town on Hwy. 61
Naturalist Programs around the area
Hiking & Rock Tossing
Easy Hikes (requires adult supervision)
Diningin Grand Marais
History and Historic Site TourGrand Portage National Monument (Hwy. 61, east 34 miles), Chik-Wauk Museum & Nature Center, Schroeder's Cross River Heritage Center, Tofte's North SHore Commercial Fishing Museum, Cook County Historical Society, Sugarloaf Cove, and more. .
For additional information, call the Cook County Visitors Bureau Information Center: