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Overnight Parking in State Parks

Thanks to the Superior Shuttle staff of 2016 for compiling this information! If you are planning to park overnight at one of the state parks along the Superior Hiking Trail, this information will help you plan. You must have a State Park Permit (daily/yearly fee) AND also have the vehicle registered (no charge) to park […]

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Plan ahead for winter adventures!

Sooner or later, the snow will be sticking around on the North Shore!  Keep in mind that not all of the SHT parking lots are plowed and a couple of the roads leading to our trailheads (Jackson Lake Road and Otter Lake Road) are usually not plowed at all. Check the Conditions Page for updated […]

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Firearms Deer Season – much of SHT closed!

Before you get up to the North Shore to go hiking,  keep in mind that much of the Superior Hiking Trail is closed for firearms deer season November 5-20, 2016.  The SHT is closed wherever there is private land in a trail section or whenever a public land managing agency requests that the SHT be […]

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Fall Colors on the SHT

Fall is one of the best times to be on the Superior Hiking Trail. The fall colors are gorgeous, the insects are gone, and the weather is cooler. It’s a wonderful time to get out on the trail and hike through blazing forests or to gorgeous overlooks of Lake Superior. Maple Color Peak The maple […]

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Backpack Trip – Pincushion Mountain to Cascade River State Park

Summary: Backpack from Pincushion Mountain near Grand Marais to beautiful Cascade River State Park. Hike through a large red pine forest and enjoy views of Eagle Mountain before veering onto the west side of the Cascade River loop and paralleling the river. Distance: 17.7 miles Timeframe: 2 nights, 3 days Day 1: Pincushion Mountain Trailhead […]

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