The Photo Tour - Paul Bunyan Scenic Byway

Use the links below to explore scenic, natural, historic, and economic sites along the byway.

Click for Byway Map

Click for Interpretive Kiosk sites

Photos property of Paul Bunyan Scenic Byway Association. Contributors: Rod Nelson, John & Mary Plein, Lynn Scharenbroich, Paul Stafford, Kathy Moore.


Starting at Manhattan Beach, the route turns west and runs past the intersection of CSAH #15 and on into the City of Pine River.

CSAH #15

At the intersection of 15 and CSAH #1, travelers turn south and follow the road until it meets Trunk Highway 371.


Just south of Crosslake, travelers follow 3 until the intersection of 3 and CSAH #11.

CSAH #16

This is the spine of the route, which runs northeast from Trunk Highway 371 for 12.7 miles until it reaches CSAH #66 at the north end of Crosslake.

CSAH #11

Turning west on 11, the route continues past the Breezy Point Resort gates and follows 11 all the way into Pequot Lakes.

CSAH #66

Travelers can choose either the north loop or the south loop. The north loop follows CSAH #66 from the intersection of 16 and 66 north through Manhattan Beach to CSAH #1. The south loop follows 66 from the intersection of 16 and 66 south through the town of Crosslake.