Pigeon Point, Minnesota

Pigeon Point is an isolated peninsula located at the northeast extremity of Minnesota, in Cook County, Minnesota, United States.[1] To the north of the point lies Pigeon Bay, which shares a shoreline with Canada and to the south is Lake Superior. Pigeon Point is the closest mainland U.S. point to Isle Royale, on the far side of the water boundary between Minnesota and Michigan. The extreme end of the point is owned by the United States Coast Guard while the land up to the point is held by the Grand Portage Indian Reservation. The closest town to the point is Grand Portage, Minnesota which lies thirteen miles to the west. There are no roads that lead to this point and is only accessible by boat.

Pigeon Point
Pigeon Point
LocationLake Superior, Pigeon Bay
Coordinates47°58′25.39″N 89°34′47.22″W
United States
State Minnesota
CountyCook County
TownshipsGrand Portage
PopulationUninhabited (2000)

The site is the namesake of the mineral pigeonite.[2]


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