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Little Vermillion Lake


Little Vermillion Lake, Minnesota

Little Vermillion Lake real estate is considered a limited supply market for lake homes and lake lots in Minnesota.

About Little Vermillion Lake
St. Louis County, Minnesota

Little Vermilion Lake is a 1,287-acre lake that sits on the U.S.-Canada border in Crane Lake, Minnesota. The lake is under 85 miles from International Falls and under 145 miles from Duluth.

The Falls International Airport is 80 miles away, and The Cook Hospital is around 45 miles away.

What’s There to Do On Water?

Little Vermilion is a great place for freshwater fishing! There are over 19 species of fish to catch, with the popular ones being black crappie, bluegill, and northern pike.

Kayaking is a favorite pastime of residents on Little Vermilion. Cast your craft on nearby Crane Lake and paddle through the gorgeous scenery of Little Vermilion Narrows that lead to the lake.

What’s Near Little Vermilion Lake?

When you get hungry and don’t feel like cooking, take a 10-minute drive to Crane Lake Bar and Grill.

Head to nearby Vermilion Falls Overlook in Orr to get a scenic view of a waterfall on the Vermillion River.

Kabetogama State Forest offers over 600,000 acres of boreal forest to experience. There are many outdoor activities to do here, including boating, canoeing, hiking, and fishing.

Visit Duluth

Duluth is the perfect spot for a weekend city getaway while still offering beautiful, natural scenery.

For an outdoor adventure off the water, visit any of the city's 23 parks. The Leif Erickson Park is one of the most popular ones and features a rose garden with 1,800 bushes. It is widely considered one of the best rose gardens in the state.

Lake Superior Zoo offers a fun, family-friendly trip to see over 140 species in indoor and outdoor settings. The zoo also has a cafe, a gift shop, interactive visits, and behind-the-scenes tours.

Looking to take a scenic drive? The North Shore Scenic Drive spans around 150 miles, following the shoreline of Lake Superior. It offers great photo opportunities, historic landmarks, and quaint shops along the way.

When visitors head back to the city and are looking for a place to eat, there's something to satisfy every craving. Highly-rated options include Duluth Grill, OMC Smokehouse, Va Bene, New Scenic Cafe, and Vitta Pizza.

Why Little Vermilion Lake?

If you’re looking for a completely remote getaway nestled in Great Lakes woodlands, then you’ve found the perfect match with Little Vermilion Lake!