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Superior Hiking Trail, Two Harbors

Categories: Hiking Trails, Nature & Parks, Outdoor Activities
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5/5 based on 80+ reviews on the web
The Superior Hiking TrailĀ® is a 310-mile footpath that largely follows the rocky ridgeline above Lake Superior on Minnesota's North Shore from Duluth to the Canadian border. There are trailhead parking lots every 5-10 miles making it ideal for both day hikes and backpack camping. There are 93 backcountry campsites with no fees, reservations or permits required to hike or camp on the trail. Dogs are allowed on leash only.

Website is Retail store in Two Harbors as well as online store. "Guide to the Superior Hiking Trail" is $15.95. Six pocket map set is $5.00

The Superior Hiking Trail Association builds, maintains, and manages the trail with the help of hundreds of volunteers. Please help by joining, donating or volunteering. Thanks!
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  • No reservations needed. Just grab your stuff and go, experience the freedom of the trail. You get a wide variety of experience within each section, from cliff overlooks to pine forests to marshy board...  read more »
  • Ran the superior 100 on the SHT from gooseberry to lutsen . Assume trail, well marked and groomed. Numerous campgrounds along the way. Easy access every 6-10 miles. 
  • I wanted to complete this hike after hiking out the spur and missing the loop back to the ski hill in May. Some great views once you ride the gondola. to the top. There was some tree falls and steep i...  read more »
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