Lester River, named in honor of a pioneer,
is called Busabika zibi by the Ojibwe, meaning "Rocky Canyon River, or the river that comes through a worn hollow place in the rock"

It enters Lake Superior at about 61st Avenue East.

Creek Notes

Read about the annual Lester River Kayak Race and see photos

Find out more about Duluth's historic Lakeside neighborhood at (exit site):


Designated trout stream