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Superior Hiking Trail

731 Seventh Ave., Two Harbors, MN
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Type: Hiking Trails
Activities: Camping, Hiking, Walking
Description: Over 200 miles of trails from Duluth, Minn., to Canada.
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Cincinnati, Ohio
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2014

40 miles of fabulous views of lake superior, waterfalls, beaver ponds, lakes and inland forest on the north shore of lake superior in Minnesota. This hike varies in degree of difficulty from easy and flat on the bottoms with wet and muddy conditions, as a result of the 100 mile endurance run on the Friday after labor day, to challenging,... More

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Jackson, Minnesota
16 reviews 16 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

I got to see a portion of the SUperior Hiking Trail when I ran a marathon along it, yes, I know crazy, but the important point here is that this is like the most incredible trail I have travelled on. Very well marked, very well maintained, I loved it, so much to see, so little time. The trail is not... More

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Grand Haven, MI
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148 reviews 148 reviews
28 attraction reviews
69 helpful votes 69 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

We were on parts of this trail up and down the shore and it was nicely marked and well maintained in the several different areas that we were on it.

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6 reviews 6 reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

This 5 mile hike has fabulous scenery and many waterfalls along the way. The trek has lots of up and down elevation and was challenging at times due to mud and slippery conditions from recent rains, but well worth the effort.

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Elk River, Minnesota
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10 reviews 10 reviews
5 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

After several years of hiking the Smoky Mountains I was pleasantly surprised by this hidden gem along Minnesota's North Shore. Took a 17 mile backpack trip from Beaver Bay to the mouth of the Baptism River in Tettagouche State Park. The terrain was challenging, beautiful and provided many panoramic views of Lake Superior. There were also many beautiful waterfalls along... More

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14 reviews 14 reviews
8 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014

There is not enough good that one can say about the Superior Hiking Trail. It is beautiful, rustic, challenging and rewarding. The woods, rivers, streams and views of Lake Superior are all terrific. The trail is very well kept, but it's still a hiking trail through very remote areas of northeastern Minnesota. That is, come prepared! And don't assume cell... More

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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105 reviews 105 reviews
80 attraction reviews
60 helpful votes 60 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014

Just did a 4 day hike on the northern most 53 miles of the SHT. We started at the north end, at the Otter Lake trail head and hiked our way south. The spring of 2014 has been VERY wet and the Swamp River lived up to its name. It was really wet and soggy the first day! Followed moose... More

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Kendal, United Kingdom
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32 reviews 32 reviews
4 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014 via mobile

Hiked a couple of sections of the trail. I was very impressed by how well marked the route is although the area around Elys Peak could do with refreshing. Absolutely beautiful and I felt far removed from the hussle and bustle of city life.

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Proctor, Minnesota
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56 reviews 56 reviews
18 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

I've been on a few different legs of the trail and have really enjoyed getting away from the city. Some spots are pretty easy, but some can be very challenging. Bring a map and a GPS for peace of mind. We came across an area last week that branched off on four different paths. The first two we took were... More

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Cloquet, Minnesota
15 reviews 15 reviews
6 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2014

My son and I backpacked a portion of the trail in 2011 from just north of Two Harbors to Gooseberry State Park. This trail is great. It is well maintained and easy to follow It has plenty of varying terrian to keep you on your toes. The camp sights are well organized and clean. Many are set up so that... More

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