Great Lakes Aquarium

Baptism River

Steep volcanic rocks make a cold fast moving aquatic habitat in this unique North Shore river.

Cold water flows quickly over steep volcanic rocks in this unique North Shore river. Located an hour north of Duluth and flowing through Tettegouche State Park, the Baptism River is home to a variety of trout species making this a popular fly fishing location.

Animals you will find in this exhibit:

Exhibit Gallery

Upcoming Events

Apr 30 @ 2:00 pm – 2:15 pm
The Baptism is a cold, fast moving river that cuts through volcanic bedrock on Lake Superior’s North Shore. It is home to a variety of trout species (and many a fly-fisherman). Visit with our education... View More
May 3 @ 2:00 pm – 2:15 pm
The Baptism is a cold, fast moving river that cuts through volcanic bedrock on Lake Superior’s North Shore. It is home to a variety of trout species (and many a fly-fisherman). Visit with our education... View More
May 4 @ 4:00 pm – 4:20 pm
The Baptism is a cold, fast moving river that cuts through volcanic bedrock on Lake Superior’s North Shore. It is home to a variety of trout species (and many a fly-fisherman). Visit with our education... View More