Located on the St. Louis River Estuary in Superior, Wisconsin
The Lake Superior National Estuarine Research Reserve works in partnership to improve the understanding of Lake Superior’s coast and estuaries. We address issues affecting the watershed through integration of research, education, outreach and stewardship.
Lake Superior Estuarium
a better future
The Lake Superior Estuarium, our new public interpretive center, creates a better future through community, collaboration and place-based education.
In the News
Sep 30th, 2017, WDIO
Sep 29th, 2017, Superior Telegram
Sep 10th, 2017, National Estuarine Research Reserve Association
Sep 5th, 2017, UW-Superior
10/17/2017 00:00 (LST)
0.7mps - 1.6mph
1.6mps - 3.6mph
251° To ENE
All Data is property of NOAA Office for Coastal Management (OCM) / National Estuarine Research Reserve System (NERRS)
Explore the Estuary
St. Louis River
The St. Louis River Estuary is a rich, unique and diverse place to explore. From sandy beaches to protected bays valued for bass, walleye and muskie fishing, to the wild Red River Breaks, the St. Louis River provides a wilderness experience within 10 minutes of the Twin Ports.