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Superior Hiking Trail

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Address: 731 Seventh Ave., Two Harbors, MN 55616-4502
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Over 200 miles of trails from Duluth, Minn., to Canada.

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Piece by piece....

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... read more

Reviewed 27 January 2017
Thomas L
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Reviewed 27 January 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 head parking areas can get crowded.

Thank Thomas L
Duluth, Minnesota
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66 reviews
31 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 7 December 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 Mystery Mountains. It would be easy to do day hike in from the Lutsen side - I highly recommend the trail for the outdoor... More 

Thank Colleen587
Minneapolis, Minnesota
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14 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 October 2016 via mobile

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.

Thank Joe T
Saint Cloud, Minnesota
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73 reviews
28 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 October 2016

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, but assumed that the SHT was one of the many trails I had happened upon in my many trips. I was very... More 

Thank M P
Two Harbors, Minnesota
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9 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 October 2016

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 fairly steep hike to the top. Either way the trail will not disappoint. Word of caution, plan your hike and... More 

Thank Alis S
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Reviewed 9 October 2016 via mobile

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 boardwalks. This is my escape from the city, and I love it every time - have been coming up with friends, family and boyfriend for years. Day... More 

Thank Claire K
Winnipeg, Canada
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29 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 12 September 2016 via mobile

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.

Thank gazoo204
Thunder Bay, Canada
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198 reviews
40 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 September 2016 via mobile

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 inclines along the way. It took us over 2 hours to complete the loop. I would not wear your best... More 

Thank jods1000
Woodbury, Minnesota
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13 reviews
3 attraction reviews
Reviewed 2 September 2016 via mobile

Great maintained trail. Primitive camping available. First come first serve camp sites. We mix in state park camping along the way for amenities.

Thank Tragnar
Two Harbors, Minnesota
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3 reviews
Reviewed 31 August 2016

Rugged trails, steep inclines, spectacular views and all well worth the effort. Plan for plenty of time and don't forget water and snacks. Depending on the section of trail, you can enjoy a leisurely walk or a rigorous hike. You can plan an hour or several days or anything in between. Research the area before starting out.

Thank bhhnama

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