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PHOTOS: Rolling on the river at the Estuary Extravaganza

The event celebrated the opening of the St. Louis River Estuary National Water Trail.

People outside in Duluth park on river
Ski Hut employee Bobbie Larson of Duluth, left, talks with Gerri Williams of Duluth while Williams tries out a kayak during the St. Louis River Alliance Estuary Extravaganza celebrating the opening of the St. Louis River Estuary National Water Trail on Wednesday, Sept. 28, 2022, at Chambers Grove Park in Duluth.
Clint Austin / Duluth News Tribune
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People outside in Duluth park on river
Executive director Kris Eilers, right, speaks during the St. Louis River Alliance Estuary Extravaganza celebrating the opening of the St. Louis River Estuary National Water Trail on Wednesday, Sept. 28, 2022, at Chambers Grove Park in Duluth.
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People outside in Duluth park on river
A piping plover mascot dances during the St. Louis River Alliance Estuary Extravaganza celebrating the opening of the St. Louis River Estuary National Water Trail on Wednesday, Sept. 28, 2022, at Chambers Grove Park in Duluth.
Clint Austin / Duluth News Tribune
People outside in Duluth park on river
Executive director Kris Eilers speaks during the St. Louis River Alliance Estuary Extravaganza celebrating the opening of the St. Louis River Estuary National Water Trail on Wednesday, Sept. 28, 2022, at Chambers Grove Park in Duluth.
Clint Austin / Duluth News Tribune
People outside in Duluth park on river
Kathie Hills of Duluth uses a stand-up paddleboard during the St. Louis River Alliance Estuary Extravaganza celebrating the opening of the St. Louis River Estuary National Water Trail on Wednesday, Sept. 28, 2022, at Chambers Grove Park in Duluth.
Clint Austin / Duluth News Tribune
People outside in Duluth park on river
Griffin Gasman, right, of Saginaw, looks at his mom, Jessica Brown, while trying out a kayak during the St. Louis River Alliance Estuary Extravaganza celebrating the opening of the St. Louis River Estuary National Water Trail on Wednesday, Sept. 28, 2022, at Chambers Grove Park in Duluth.
Clint Austin / Duluth News Tribune
People outside in Duluth park on river
Superior mayor Jim Paine speaks during the St. Louis River Alliance Estuary Extravaganza celebrating the opening of the St. Louis River Estuary National Water Trail on Wednesday, Sept. 28, 2022, at Chambers Grove Park in Duluth.
Clint Austin / Duluth News Tribune

A photographer at the Duluth News Tribune since August 2003.
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