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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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Don’t underestimate the difficulty of Guided Hikes

Each year the Superior Hiking Trail Association offers over ten Guided Hikes.  Some are snowshoe hikes, some are short, some are long, some will happen in the rain and some in the heat.  All of them are difficult. The Superior Hiking Trail is a very rugged footpath. Instead of a smooth trail, there are often […]

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Lessons Learned

Lessons and photo by guest blogger Jeremy LaCroix Lessons learned from a rookie who planned to do 105 miles in a week but quit after 35 in 3 days. 1. Despite what I was told, 15 miles a day is not a good plan. Attainable, but not enjoyable. Plan 8-10 and don’t be in a […]

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