Where is Paddle?
Each week (on Monday when internet is available) we will give a series of clues throughout the week that will help you find where Paddle, from Paddle to the Sea, is in Lake Superior including pictures with Paddle, weather conditions, festivals/celebrations, traditions, and animals & plants we found there. See if you can use your detective skills to put the clues together and figure out where it is! Then on the next Monday weather and internet connection permitting we will post the answer.
Eds. Berg, Bob & Konnie LeMay. Lake Superior the Ultimate Guide to the Region (second edition). 2010. Lake Superior Port Cities Inc. Lake Superior Magazine. Duluth, MN.
Paddle’s first adventure:
Paddle tested out the waters on the beach near a town who’s heritage was based on logging and fishing like many along the shore. It continues the fishing tradition with charter boat fishing.
Clue #1: This town is known as the first town to have a consolidated school district in 1903 with horse drawn wagons and sleds as school buses.
Clue #2: A landmark in this area is the Johnson Store, which you will see from HYW 13 when you travel through this town.
Clue #3: The WI DNR has perserved a beautiful Boreal Forest natural area to local residents and visitors to explore with bogs, huge white pines and a beach full of sand dunes near the harbor.
Paddle’s Adventure #2:
Paddle tried out the water with some kayakers in the canal that is a very distinct feature of this community along the shores of Lake Superior. It is in Copper Country & Mining was a major source of income for the region, like many other communities tourism and the university have become key players in the economics of the community.
Clue #1: This community is located near a very large canal that is also a lake.
Clue #2: It is a university town, with a twin city across the canal that also has a university.
Clue #3: It has the largest lift bridge on Lake Superior’s shores
Paddle’s Adventure #3:
Clue #2: Nearby there is an area where they count birds, we have a video of this on our website.
Clue #3: This community is on one of the largest peninsulas found in the shoreline of Lake Superior.
Paddle’s Adventure #4:
Clue #1: This place along the Lake has the highest peak on Ontario’s shoreline of Lake Superior.
Clue #3: A falls is located here that marks the halfway point on the Trans Canada Highway.
Paddle’s Adventure # 5:
Clue#2: Some of trails in this area require squeezing through holes between rocks
Clue #3: This place was established in 1944