Wisconsin Point

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Wisconsin Point near Superior, Wisconsin

Wisconsin Point is a peninsula off the shore of Superior in Douglas County, Wisconsin, United States.[1] 3 miles (4.8 km) in length, it is in the Lake Superior National Estuarine Research Reserve. The point is the world’s largest freshwater bay mouth sand bar.[2] The Wisconsin Point Lighthouse, built in 1913, is situated on the end of the peninsula. Wisconsin Point is owned and maintained by the city of Superior.[3] Other features of Wisconsin Point include a Native American burial ground, extensive beaches and vistas of the city of Duluth, Minnesota, and a diverse forest and lagoon ecosystem. It is a well-known spot for birding during spring and fall migrations and ducks, shorebirds, gulls, hawks, and songbirds, such as warblers, finches, and sparrows, can be seen.[4]

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Coordinates: 46°41′59″N 92°00′06″W / 46.69972°N 92.00167°W / 46.69972; -92.00167