Oberg Mountain to Lutsen

Linking people with nature by footpath along Lake Superior's North Shore.

Length: 7.0 SouthNorth

This section has a bit of everything, from scenic overlooks of Oberg Mt. and Moose Mt. to the dense maple forests of the east end. After the optional climb to Oberg Mt., the SHT winds through boreal forests of birch, spruce, balsam fir, and alder then climbs to the top of Moose Mt., where the views in all directions are rewarding. The ups and downs make this one of the more challenging sections. The last three miles go through a rich maple forest before emerging at the gorge of the Poplar River. This section was constructed by the Forest Service and is one of the oldest sections of the SHT.

Section

Campsites

Name Type Tent
Pads
Water Setting
West Rollins Creek Regular 5 Creek 1.6 east of Forest road 336. In large cedar grove.
East Rollins Creek Regular 4 Creek 1.7 miles east of Forest road 336.
Mystery Mountain Multi Group 8 0.5 miles away at Poplar River. 1.0 mile to county road 5 overlooking Poplar River valley.

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