The Twin Saults
Dave and Stephanie sit and watch the ships
traveling through the Soo Locks
You will find the Twin Saults (Sault is pronounced as Soo) as a place for all seasons. Students and their families will find our natural environment, friendly community, and international location as wonderful compliments to the university experience. A place that Kit Keifer of the NY Times describes as "rendered in high-def when all around it is unremittingly low-res," the Twin Saults can offer something for everyone.
Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan offers many attractions. Come downtown to enjoy some fudge or ice cream and sit and watch the freighters pass through the world famous Soo Locks. Or explore our state and national forests by hiking, biking, cross-country skiing, hunting, snow-shoeing, or snowmobiling. Regardless of the season, Sault Ste. Marie offers virtually limitless recreational opportutnities for the outdoor enthusiast.
Just on the other side of the St. Mary's river students will find our sister city Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario, Canada . Home to over 75,000 people, there is much to do, from shopping and fine dining to exploring the splendors of Algoma Country. The International Bridge links the two Saults, providing easy transit between the communities.
While you live here in Sault Ste. Marie, it is almost impossible not to embrace the incredible cultural experience available to the people. On both sides of the Saint Mary’s River live the Kitchi-Gumee Anishinabeg people, which translates to “the people of the Great Lakes .” These Natives keep alive the Algonquian Languages that were spoken long before the creation of international borders. The Sault Tribe of Chippewa Indians play a vital role in the community and their historical artifacts and art can be seen in the galleries and museums on campus and around the city.
At Lake Superior State University you can immerse yourself in the four-season, outdoor paradise that adds so much to the good living in our very special part of the world.