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Directions

Construction Information:
Duluth Mega Project website

9/7/2012 - Seven Bridges Road is Closed until further notice.

Address for Main Overlook:
3980 East Skyline Parkway, Duluth
(note: this address is approximate)

Coordinates for the Main Overlook:
N 46.84607 degrees
W 092.03336 degrees

From Downtown Duluth: Drive northeast on Superior Street to 43rd Avenue East. Turn left from Superior Street onto 43rd Avenue East and drive to the stop sign at Glenwood Street. Turn left onto Glenwood Street and drive in the rightmost lane. Drive 3/4 mile on Glenwood to the top of the first hill to Skyline Parkway.  This is a sharp right turn and it is easy to miss!  Turn right onto Skyline Parkway and drive about 1 mile to the Main Overlook. (Note: There is a lower overlook at 1/2 mile. Drive 1/2 mile past this first overlook to get to Hawk Ridge.)   

From I35 traveling north: Take the 26th Avenue East / London Road exit. Turn right onto London Road, which is also Highway 61. Turn left from London Rd onto 43rd Avenue East and drive to the stop sign at Glenwood Street. Turn left onto Glenwood Street and drive in the rightmost lane. Drive 3/4 mile on Glenwood to the top of the first hill to Skyline Parkway.  This is a sharp right turn and it is easy to miss!  Turn right onto Skyline Parkway and drive about 1 mile to the Main Overlook. (Note: There is a lower overlook at 1/2 mile. Drive 1/2 mile past this first overlook to get to Hawk Ridge.) 

From the Duluth Airport: From the stop sign at the airport exit, continue straight on Airport Road to the stop sign at Rice Lake Road. Turn left onto Rice Lake Road and drive about 2 miles to the stop sign at Martin Road. Turn right onto Martin Road and continue 5 miles to the stop sign at Jean Duluth Road. Turn right on to Jean Duluth Rd and drive 1.8 miles to the stop sign at Skyline Parkway/Glenwood Street (watch for the big Covenant church on the right.  Turn left onto Skyline Parkway (4 lane road) and drive 0.4 mile.  Skyline Parkway turns left here and drive about 1 mile to the Main Overlook. (Note: There is a lower overlook at 1/2 mile. Drive 1/2 mile past this first overlook to get to Hawk Ridge.) 

From Hwy 61 traveling south: In Duluth Hwy 61 is also London Road.  Turn right from London Rd / Hwy 61 onto 43rd Avenue East and drive to the stop sign at Glenwood Street. Turn left onto Glenwood Street and drive in the rightmost lane. Drive 3/4 mile on Glenwood to the top of the first hill to Skyline Parkway.  This is a sharp right turn and it is easy to miss!  Turn right onto Skyline Parkway and drive about 1 mile to the Main Overlook. (Note: There is a lower overlook at 1/2 mile. Drive 1/2 mile past this first overlook to get to Hawk Ridge.)

From Hwy 53 traveling south, TWO OPTIONS:

1. At the junction of Midway Rd and Hwy 53 (north of Duluth), turn left onto Midway Road.  At the stop sign at Martin Road, turn right and drive 11 miles to the stop sign at Jean Duluth Road.  Turn right on to Jean Duluth Rd and drive 1.8 miles to the stop sign at Skyline Parkway/Glenwood Street (watch for the big Covenant church on the right.  Turn left onto Skyline Parkway (4 lane road) and drive 0.4 mile.  Skyline Parkway turns left here and drive about 1 mile to the Main Overlook. (Note: There is a lower overlook at 1/2 mile. Drive 1/2 mile past this first overlook to get to Hawk Ridge.) 

2. Follow Hwy 53 south of the mall; the highway turns right just past the Miller Hill Mall.  Follow Hwy 53 to I35 and head north on I35.  Take the 26th Avenue East / London Road exit.  Turn right onto London Road, which is also Highway 61. Turn left from London Rd onto 43rd Avenue East and drive to the stop sign at Glenwood Street. Turn left onto Glenwood Street and drive in the rightmost lane. Drive 3/4 mile on Glenwood to the top of the first hill to Skyline Parkway.  This is a sharp right turn and it is easy to miss!  Turn right onto Skyline Parkway and drive about 1 mile to the Main Overlook. (Note: There is a lower overlook at 1/2 mile. Drive 1/2 mile past this first overlook to get to Hawk Ridge.)