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Superior Hiking Trail, Two Harbors
(5/5 based on 85+ 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 www.shta.org. 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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  • One of America's great hikes. Go from Duluth to Canada, or just a day section. We hiked Carleton Peak for great vistas of Lake Superior and fall color. 
  • I've been going to the North Shore for over 20 years and was not really familiar with the SHT until recently. I knew there were allot of parks and trails and just places to disappear in the region, bu...  more »
  • By now, we have ventured on a good portion of the Superior Hiking Trail and its spurs. Depending on when you get on the trail, it can be as comfortable as a paved bike trail or as challenging as a fai...  more »