Avenue of the Pines Scenic Byway

Northome, Minnesota

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A 39-mile paved highway through extensive forests of red pine; past northern lakes, broad grassy meadows and wetlands, and several historic Indian sites. The Avenue of Pines scenic byway travels through low-rolling hills covered in pine forests and lakes. The two-lane highway is paved and has narrow shoulders and frequent pullouts. Traffic is generally light. There are numerous private campgrounds with full hookups. This guide is a complete description of a scenic drive with a route map and information on the best travel seasons, interesting sites, recreation opportunities, camping locations, and much more.
National Forest Scenic Byways East & South

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National Forest Scenic Byways East & South

by Beverly R. Magley (Falcon Guides)

A 39-mile paved highway through extensive forests of red pine; past northern lakes, broad grassy meadows and wetlands, and several historic Indian sites. The Avenue of Pines scenic byway travels through low-rolling hills covered in pine forests and lakes.

The two-lane highway is paved and has narrow shoulders and frequent pullouts. Traffic is generally light. There are numerous private campgrounds with full hookups.

This guide is a complete description of a scenic drive with a route map and information on the best travel seasons, interesting sites, recreation opportunities, camping locations, and much more.

©  Beverly R. Magley/Falcon Guides. All Rights Reserved.

Activity Type: Scenic Drives
Nearby City: Northome
Distance: 39
Season: Year-round
Local Contacts: Chippewa National Forest
Driving Directions: Directions to Avenue of the Pines Scenic Byway

Recent Trail Reviews

8/1/2008
1

A wonderful drive, especially in the fall. Things to do; visit the historic CCC Camp Rabideau, hike the trails at Webster Lake, bike the Rabideau Loop, or have a picnic along the Mississippi River south of Pennington.



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