Superior Hiking Trail, Two Harbors

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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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  • June 15, 2017
    We backpacked this section with our 4, 5 and 13 year old kids in mid-June. It was beautiful. There were mosquitoes, thunderstorms, and mud bogs on the trail, and we still enjoyed it. Campsites were ni...  more »
  • January 27, 2017
    We are in the process of hiking shorter lengths of the Trail with the ultimate goal of hiking the entirety of the trail, piece by piece. The trails are well marked and navigable. Some of the trail hea...  more »
  • December 7, 2016
    I and 2 friends did the Britton Peak - Lutsen section camping for 2 nights, mid October - we got sweet weather and were challenged climbing the trail switchbacks up the southern side of Moose and Myst...  more »

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