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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  • This was our second trip to the SHT. We plan to keep coming back. Started at the Findland Rec Center and stayed at the Egge Lake camp site for a couple of nights. MEA weekend - so lots of people on th...  more »
  • There are many trailheads to start from. We chost one at Tettegouchie State Park. The trails are adequately marked and mostly moderate. The scenery and views are remakable. Be sure to take a trip to s...  more »
  • We hiked the northernmost section of SHT late September 2017. From the 270 degree overlook to Grand Marais, about 55 miles. Trails were pretty rough, tons of roots across them making foot placement cr...  more »

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