The newly rebuilt swinging bridge provides a path across the St. Louis River at Jay Cooke State Park, near Cloquet, Minnesota. A crisp, cold winter morning sets the stage for an ominous sunrise.
The path across the swinging bridge at Jay Cooke State Park is crunchy underfoot as a new blanket of snow makes the shores and forest surrounding the St. Louis River white and frosty.
The Split Rock Lighthouse, one of the most popular and picturesque spots along Minnesota’s North Shore, sits high atop the steep rock overlooking Lake Superior.
The late winter ice shoves run up against the linear array of boulders that line a rocky path towards the Wisconsin Point Light, a spectacular lighthouse on Lake Superior, near the border between Superior, Wisconsin and Duluth, Minnesota.
A mighty steel bridge on the Willard Munger State Trail, near Jay Cooke State Park outside Cloquet, Minnesota, spans the Saint Louis River on a crisp winter morning.
Snow blankets the land around the raging Saint Louis River at Jay Cooke State Park, near Cloquet, Minnesota.