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Caribou River Spur

Intermediate

Trail

0.7 mile 1.2 kilometer point to point
80% Runnable
Intermediate

Elevation

Ascent: 259' 79 m
Descent: -33' -10 m
High: 955' 291 m
Low: 697' 212 m

Grade

Avg Grade: 8% (4°)
Max Grade: 24% (14°)

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Trail shared by Kevin Killingbeck

A spur trail off the Superior Hiking Trail that leads to Caribou Falls State Wayside.

Kevin Killingbeck

Features River/Creek · Views · Waterfall

Description

This Superior Hiking Trail spur provides access to Caribou Falls and can also be accessed from the Caribou Falls State Wayside parking lot on MN-61. The trail will lead you through beautiful forests alongside the Caribou River to a rough metal staircase brings runners down to the bottom of a gorge. Once at the bottom of the gorge, you can drop your stuff and enjoy the base of a beautiful waterfall.

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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.
Mar 16, 2017 near Silver Bay, MN
The Beautiful Caribou Falls in Slow Motion.
Sep 8, 2017 near Silver Bay, MN

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