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“Don't miss the Gunflint Trail!” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Superior National Forest

Superior National Forest
8901 Grand Avenue Place, Duluth, MN 55808
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Ranked #24 of 47 Attractions in Duluth
Type: Forests
Activities: Hiking, Camping, Canoeing, Driving
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Owner description: Established in 1909, these three million acres of land, rock, water and trees are located on the U.S. and Canadian border.
Finlayson, Minnesota
Senior Contributor
31 reviews 31 reviews
9 attraction reviews
Reviews in 15 cities Reviews in 15 cities
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
“Don't miss the Gunflint Trail!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2012

This is real wilderness. Moose sitings are common on the forest trails and the Gunflint Trail. The lakes are wild yet serene. Trail Center Lodge serves the best steaks -- but Windigo has the best bartender!

Visited September 2012
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English first
Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
Reviews in 4 cities Reviews in 4 cities
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
“Great eye-opening experience”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2011

The views alone are worth visiting the Superior National Forest. I highly recommend hiking the Carlton Peak and spending the night near Temperance River. These may be the greatest views Minnesota has to offer.

If you're up for a short day hike, try out the Oberg Mountain loop. Dog and kid friendly area. I will definitely visit this area again.

I visited those areas along with a few others on a 5 day hike on part of the Superior Hiking Trail and couldn't be happier with my experience. I would recommend an experience like this to anyone who is looking for a incredible views and awesome camping experience!

Note: the camps are first come - first serve, but most people you run into on these trails are friendly and welcoming, and it is a fun time to share a camp with others and share stories of each other's hiking experiences.

Visited September 2011
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Richfield, Minnesota
12 reviews 12 reviews
4 attraction reviews
Reviews in 7 cities Reviews in 7 cities
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
“Good natural beauty; not worth the drive from Duluth”
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2008

Not exactly in Duluth. It's about 1.5 to 2 hours drive from the City. The visitor center is in Duluth, but that's it.

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