The Best Hiking Trails on the North Shore

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Minnesota’s North Shore is one of the best hiking destinations in the Midwest. It’s so good that an entire trail system has been developed there from Duluth to Canada—the Superior …

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8 Short & Scenic Gunflint Trail Hikes

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(Updated 12/21) Minnesota’s Gunflint Trail is sandwiched on either side by one of America’s most unspoiled wilderness areas, the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness. There are several wonderful hikes along …

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Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness

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The Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness (BWCAW) is over a million acres of forest, lakes and rivers surrounded by Superior National Forest on one side and Quetico Provincial Park (Ontario, …

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Day Canoe Trip to Stairway Portage

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The Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness in Minnesota is one of the world’s top destinations for canoers. And Stairway Portage is one of the best day trips in the BWCA. …

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The Gunflint Trail

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The Gunflint Trail is a 57-mile road that begins in Grand Marais, winds northwest, and is surrounded by Superior National Forest and the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness. It ends …

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Lake Superior’s North Shore

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Lake Superior contains 10% of all the fresh water on our planet. It’s got the largest surface area of any inland lake, covering 31,700 square miles. If it emptied out …

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