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1,821 mi 2,930 km of trail 11 Recommended Routes

Gems 9 Gems Easy Trails 321 Trails Intermediate Trails 120 Trails Hard Trails 14 Trails
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gem Favorite The mysterious Devil's Kettle drops through forest and bedrock to the water below.

Devil's Kettle

(12) Grand M…, MN
gem Favorite Left = USA // Right = Canada

High Falls of the Pigeon River

(8) Neebing, ON
gem Favorite Gooseberry Falls

Gooseberry Falls

(15) Two Har…, MN
gem Favorite Raging water rushes through a volcanic canyon.

The Cascades

(6) Silver Bay, MN
gem Favorite Checking out years and years of erosion.

Temperance River Gorge

(11) Silver Bay, MN
gem Favorite Pictures never do this waterfall justice. As you descend the stairs into the gorge where Caribou Falls resides, you'll stand in awe of the wonder that towers before you.

Caribou Falls

(3) Silver Bay, MN
gem Favorite Old bridge crossing

High Falls

(6) Silver Bay, MN
gem Favorite Water cascades over Two Step Falls on the Baptism River.

Two Step Falls

(6) Silver Bay, MN
gem Favorite Wolf Creek Falls slowly cuts through the bedrock in Banning State Park.

Wolf Creek Falls

(6) Sandstone, MN

Recommended Routes in Northeast Minnesota - 12

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Favorite The top of High Falls - be careful!!
Intermediate

High Falls and Two Step Falls

3.6 mi 5.8 km 528' Up 160.81 m Up 528' Down 160.81 m Down

Silver Bay, MN
Favorite A spectacular view high above the tree canopy of Superior National Forest from atop Eagle Mountain.
Intermediate/Difficult

Eagle Mountain

6.7 mi 10.7 km 690' Up 210.25 m Up 690' Down 210.2 m Down

Grand M…, MN
Favorite Looking across the falls at Canada.
Easy/Intermediate

Falls Trail

1.2 mi 1.9 km 47' Up 14.38 m Up 47' Down 14.37 m Down

Grand M…, MN
Favorite Wolf Creek Falls slowly cuts through the bedrock in Banning State Park.
Intermediate/Difficult

The Best of Banning State Park

4.8 mi 7.7 km 222' Up 67.57 m Up 220' Down 67.09 m Down

Sandstone, MN
Favorite Enger Tower.
Intermediate

Enger Park

3.0 mi 4.8 km 343' Up 104.42 m Up 344' Down 104.92 m Down

Duluth, MN
Favorite Pictures never do this waterfall justice. As you descend the stairs into the gorge where Caribou Falls resides, you'll stand in awe of the wonder that towers before you.
Intermediate

Caribou River Out and Back

1.7 mi 2.8 km 312' Up 95.06 m Up 312' Down 95.19 m Down

Silver Bay, MN
Favorite Just before the sun went down.
Intermediate

National Parks Marathon Project - Voyageurs National Park

25.4 mi 40.9 km 1,345' Up 409.97 m Up 1,336' Down 407.24 m Down

Kabetogama, MN
Favorite Split Rock River, Two Harbors, Minnesota.
Intermediate/Difficult

Split Rock River Loop

5.1 mi 8.2 km 805' Up 245.29 m Up 805' Down 245.39 m Down

Silver Bay, MN
Favorite Carlton Peak has a spectacular view of Superior National Forest and Lake Superior.
Intermediate

Carlton Peak

3.4 mi 5.5 km 519' Up 158.04 m Up 519' Down 158.06 m Down

Grand M…, MN
Favorite View of part of the trail
Intermediate

Crab Lake Trail to Bridal Falls

6.7 mi 10.8 km 205' Up 62.41 m Up 205' Down 62.54 m Down

Grand M…, MN
Favorite Cascade Falls.
Intermediate

North Country Trail (NCT): Minnesota

868.1 mi 1,397.1 km 71,045' Up 21654.5 m Up 69,866' Down 21295.1 m Down

unknown, unknown
Favorite Little gardener snake
Easy/Intermediate

Simpson Creek Trails from Visitors Center - Out and Back and Loop

4.2 mi 6.7 km 206' Up 62.78 m Up 204' Down 62.27 m Down

Cohasset, MN

Trails in Northeast Minnesota - 444

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299.8 mi 482.5 km #1Superior Hiking Trail (SHT)
Intermediate/Difficult
Carlton, MN
Intermediate/Difficult
Carlton, MN 33 
0.7 mi 1.1 km #2Shovel Point Trail
Intermediate
Silver Bay, MN
Intermediate
Silver Bay, MN 12 
2.4 mi 3.8 km #3Corundum Mine Trail
Easy/Intermediate
Silver Bay, MN
Easy/Intermediate
Silver Bay, MN
1.0 mi 1.6 km #4Fifth Falls Trail
Intermediate/Difficult
Two Harbors, MN
Intermediate/Difficult
Two Harbors, MN
1.9 mi 3.0 km #5Enger Trail - Duluth Traverse
Easy/Intermediate
Duluth, MN
Easy/Intermediate
Duluth, MN
3.7 mi 6.0 km #6Lester River Trail - Duluth Traverse
Intermediate
Arnold, MN
Intermediate
Arnold, MN
2.3 mi 3.7 km #7Amity East Trail
Intermediate
Arnold, MN
Intermediate
Arnold, MN
1.9 mi 3.1 km #8Wolf Creek Trail
Intermediate
Sandstone, MN
Intermediate
Sandstone, MN
3.8 mi 6.2 km #9Upper Cathedral Trail
Easy
Esko, MN
Easy
Esko, MN
2.8 mi 4.5 km #10Hawk Ridge Trail - Duluth Traverse
Intermediate/Difficult
Duluth, MN
Intermediate/Difficult
Duluth, MN
0.7 mi 1.2 km #11Caribou River Spur
Intermediate
Silver Bay, MN
Intermediate
Silver Bay, MN
0.9 mi 1.5 km #12Chase Point Trail
Easy/Intermediate
Cohasset, MN
Easy/Intermediate
Cohasset, MN
4.0 mi 6.4 km #13Caribou Rock Trail
Difficult
Grand Marais, MN
Difficult
Grand Marais, MN
0.3 mi 0.5 km #14Artist's Point - Woodland Path
Intermediate
Grand Marais, MN
Intermediate
Grand Marais, MN
0.9 mi 1.4 km #15Benson Lake Trail
Easy
Silver Bay, MN
Easy
Silver Bay, MN
25.9 mi 41.8 km #16Sioux Hustler Trail
Intermediate
Ely, MN
Intermediate
Ely, MN
1.6 mi 2.6 km #17Amity West Trail
Intermediate
Arnold, MN
Intermediate
Arnold, MN
0.3 mi 0.4 km #18Pincushion Mountain Spur
Difficult
Grand Marais, MN
Difficult
Grand Marais, MN
14.8 mi 23.8 km #19Snowbank Trail
Intermediate
Ely, MN
Intermediate
Ely, MN
1.3 mi 2.1 km #20Goosebeery Falls to Lake Superior Round Trip
Intermediate
Two Harbors, MN
Intermediate
Two Harbors, MN

Photos of Northeast Minnesota - 200

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This beautiful view of the lake looking northeast was nothing short of spectacular.
Sep 23, 2019 near Kabetogama, MN
Cascade Falls.
May 27, 2015 near Grand M…, MN
Calm before the night
Sep 27, 2017 near Kabetogama, MN
Bridal Falls, accessible via a spur off the Border Route Trail.
Jun 19, 2018 near Grand M…, MN
Cliffs south of Gunflint Lake, taken from the Border Route Trail.
Jun 19, 2018 near Grand M…, MN
Canoes in Mountain Lake, from an overlook on the Border Route Trail.
Jun 19, 2018 near Grand M…, MN
Oberg Trail, looking west
Jun 14, 2018 near Grand M…, MN
Gooseberry Falls
Oct 16, 2017 near Two Har…, MN