Superior is located in Wisconsin’s Douglas County. Superior sits at junction of U.S. Highway 2 and U.S. Highway 53 on the border of Minnesota and Wisconsin nestled on the western tip of Lake Superior. Superior has a population of 27, 242 and was founded in 1854. The proximity to the greatest of the great lakes brings a sense of tranquility and awakens the soul of the adventurer to all who visit. Located within Superior’s harbor area in Barker’s Island that features a performance pavilion, bicycle rental, play area, picnic areas, 18-hole miniature golf, fishing pier, paddle boarding and kayaking, a public boat launch, lodging and dining.
Within walking distance from Barker’s Island you’ll find three museum attractions. The Richard I Bong Veterans Historical Center, the SS Meteor Maritime Museum and Fairlawn Mansion. The Superior Entry Lighthouse has stood sentinel over the Superior Harbor Entrance on Wisconsin Point since 1931. Watercrafts of all sizes are safely guided by its light into the world’s largest inland port.
The Osaugie Waterfront Trail stretches five miles with an additional two-mile road route that connects to the Tri Country Corridor, Wisconsin Point, and the Superior Entry Lighthouse. Waterfall lovers can visit the largest waterfall in Wisconsin, Big Manitou Falls falling over 165 feet at Pattison State Park which features a series of waterfalls and a bowstring covered footbridge.