Angle Inlet, Minnesota: Northernmost Point U.S.A. (Contiguous)

You have to drive through 60 miles of Canada to get to this spot in Minnesota. Marked with a "Northernmost Point Continental U.S.A." monument in 2017. Belatedly remembering Alaska, "continental" has been replaced with "contiguous."

Address:
7600 Young's Bay Drive NW, Angle Inlet, MN
Directions:
Monument is at the end of Hwy 331/Young's Bay Drive NW, between Young's Bay Resort and Jerry's Restaurant and Lounge. You have to drive through 60 miles of Canada to get here, the last 20 on a gravel road. You'll need a passport, and you have to check in with border authorities when you arrive and check out when you leave.
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Northernmost Point U.S.A. (Contiguous)

We were able to get to Angle Inlet by boat instead of crossing through Canada. If you don't have your own, there are charter operators who will give you a ride for a fee (which is what we did). The monument now says "Contiguous" rather than "Continental."

[George, 10/01/2021]

Northernmost Point in the Contiguous U.S.

Northernmost Non-Continguous Point in the Continental U.S.

The northernmost point in the continental U.S. is found in Angle Inlet, Minnesota, which is itself a geographic anomaly. Now a monument commemorating marks the spot. Newly erected in the last few months (according to a local we talked to), it is very similar to the monument for the southernmost point found in Key West, Florida. Finally a cheesy picture spot after all the adventure of getting there!

[Irwin & Victorina, 06/04/2017]

Angle Inlet's "anomaly" is that you have to drive through several miles of Canada to get to this spot in Minnesota. Bring your passport!


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