Jay Cooke State Park Minnesota Tourism Information
Jay Cooke State Park on Minnesota’s North Shore is home to three different zones of Rustic Style constructed buildings, all of which are on the National Register of Historic Places. Jay Cooke, the park’s namesake, was a very successful banker who operated around the time of the Civil War. Jay Cooke State Park offers much to visitors in the way of camping, hiking, and biking along the beautiful St. Louis River, and is well known for the swinging suspension bridge (pictured right) that rises high above the river.
TOUR ROUTE: Starts in the Twin Cities, heads through Duluth and along the Lake Superior shore in Minnesota
The North Shore of Lake Superior tour guides you as you travel up Interstate 35, through Duluth and along Highway 61 and the beautiful North Shore of Lake Superior. On this Minnesota scenic drive, you'll learn about the milling industry of Minneapolis and the University of Minnesota on your way to Lake Superior. Once you reach Dulu.... more ...