CRANE LAKE— The Voyageur Country ATV Club was very busy one year ago preparing for the state-wide Ride and Rally event held Sept. 20-22. While much of the focus was on the excitement of …
CRANE LAKE— The Voyageur Country ATV Club was very busy one year ago preparing for the state-wide Ride and Rally event held Sept. 20-22. While much of the focus was on the excitement of the new steel bridge over the Vermilion River, another very meaningful project was also underway and is now completed.
Pictured here is the Sandberg family, who funded and built the beautiful Pelican River Overlook in loving memory of Sheldon Sandberg. Many talented people came together to create this impressive structure in a very short time. Its location was always special to Sheldon’s family, and now this amazing view will be enjoyed by many others making new memories (including a wedding on site already).
The St. Louis County Land Department was very supportive, and several local businesses were generous with supplies. The Cook Timberwolves Snowmobile Club donated the grill and Steve Koch installed it. Now this site even has signage and a port-a-potty!
The Pelican River Overlook is now a beautiful new destination. It is accessible by snowmobile, too, so it’s perfect for year-round enjoyment. If you haven’t taken the time to visit this new feature, you can spend an enjoyable day on an ATV visiting the new steel bridge, the new elevated boardwalk on the Vermilion Falls Trail, and cruising down to Pelican River to take in the beautiful view at this overlook.