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Minnesota Highway 61
Southern Terminus: Intersection of London Road and 26th Avenue East in Duluth.

Northern Terminus: Canadian Border at the Pigeon River Bridge near Grand Portage, where MN 61 becomes King's Highway 61 in Ontario.

Length: 151 miles.

Counties: St. Louis, Lake, Cook

Routing: MN 61 begins its trek along the North Shore of Lake Superior in Duluth at the Northern Terminus of I-35.  Starting out as a two-to-three lane highway through northeastern Duluth, MN 61 becomes four-lane divided on the outskirts of town, and is such up to Two Harbors. From there, MN 61 continues northeast along the heavily-forested Lake Superior shoreline up to the MN 1 junction near Silver Bay, passing through two tunnels along that stretch.  Northeast of MN 1, MN 61 passes through Grand Marais, and ultimately Grand Portage, near which MN 61 ends at the Pigeon River Bridge, which crosses into Ontario and ties in with King's Highway 61.

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Pictures are arranged from south to north.

Location Description Photo
Northbound Southbound
St. Louis County
City of Duluth
Southbound view on London Road approaching 26th Ave. E showing the overhead signage for I-35.

Photograph taken in April 2013.
St. Louis County
City of Duluth
Southbound view on London Road approaching 26th Ave. E showing a closeup of the overhead signage for I-35.

Photograph taken in April 2013.
St. Louis County
City of Duluth
Southbound view showing the marker indicating the end of MN 61.

Photograph taken in April 2013.
St. Louis County
City of Duluth
Northbound view on London Road crossing a railway overpass.

Photograph taken in April 2013.

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