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1,810 mi 2,914 km of trail 10 Featured Hikes

Gems 9 Gems Easy Trails 401 Trails Intermediate Trails 40 Trails Hard Trails 4 Trails
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Gems in Northeast Minnesota - 9

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gem Favorite The mysterious Devil's Kettle drops through forest and bedrock to the water below.

Devil's Kettle

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

High Falls of the Pigeon River

(7) Neebing, ON
gem Favorite Gooseberry Falls

Gooseberry Falls

(14) 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

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

Two Step Falls

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

Wolf Creek Falls

(6) Sandstone, MN

Featured Hikes in Northeast Minnesota - 11

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

High Falls and Two Step Falls

3.6 mi 5.8 km • Loop • 528 ft Ascent 160.81 m Ascent

(12) Silver Bay, MN
Favorite Whale Lake from Eagle Mountain Trail.
Intermediate/Difficult

Eagle Mountain

6.7 mi 10.7 km • Out and Back • 690 ft Ascent 210.25 m Ascent

(10) Grand M…, MN
Favorite This is an example of the terrain on Hell's Gate Trail. To pass through, you'll travel through this slot, then climb down on the other side.
Intermediate

The Best of Banning State Park

4.8 mi 7.7 km • Loop • 222 ft Ascent 67.57 m Ascent

(5) Sandstone, MN
Favorite Enger Tower.
Easy/Intermediate

Enger Park

3.0 mi 4.8 km • Loop • 343 ft Ascent 104.42 m Ascent

(1) Duluth, MN
Favorite Left = USA // Right = Canada
Easy/Intermediate

Falls Trail

1.2 mi 1.9 km • Out and Back • 47 ft Ascent 14.38 m Ascent

(7) Grand M…, 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.
Easy/Intermediate

Caribou River Out and Back

1.7 mi 2.8 km • Loop • 312 ft Ascent 95.06 m Ascent

(1) Silver Bay, MN
Favorite View from Peary Lake.
Intermediate

National Parks Marathon Project - Voyageurs National Park

25.4 mi 40.9 km • Loop • 1,345 ft Ascent 409.97 m Ascent

(1) Kabetogama, MN
Favorite Carlton Peak has a spectacular view of Superior National Forest and Lake Superior.
Intermediate

Carlton Peak

3.4 mi 5.5 km • Out and Back • 519 ft Ascent 158.04 m Ascent

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

Crab Lake Trail to Bridal Falls

6.7 mi 10.8 km • Out and Back • 205 ft Ascent 62.41 m Ascent

(6) Grand M…, MN
Favorite Split Rock River, Two Harbors, Minnesota.
Intermediate

Split Rock River Loop

5.1 mi 8.2 km • Loop • 805 ft Ascent 245.29 m Ascent

(10) Silver Bay, MN
Favorite Cascade Falls.
Intermediate

North Country Trail (NCT): Minnesota

868.1 mi 1,397.1 km • Point to Point • 71,045 ft Ascent 21654.5 m Ascent

(2) unknown, unknown

Trails in Northeast Minnesota - 435

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299.8 mi 482.5 km #1Superior Hiking Trail (SHT)
Intermediate/Difficult
Carlton, MN
Intermediate/Difficult
299.8 mi 482.5 km Carlton, MN 32 
0.7 mi 1.1 km #2Shovel Point Trail
Easy/Intermediate
Silver Bay, MN
Easy/Intermediate
0.7 mi 1.1 km Silver Bay, MN 10 
2.4 mi 3.8 km #3Corundum Mine Trail
Easy/Intermediate
Silver Bay, MN
Easy/Intermediate
2.4 mi 3.8 km Silver Bay, MN
3.7 mi 6.0 km #4Lester River Trail - Duluth Traverse
Easy/Intermediate
Arnold, MN
Easy/Intermediate
3.7 mi 6.0 km Arnold, MN
3.8 mi 6.2 km #5Upper Cathedral Trail
Easy
Esko, MN
Easy
3.8 mi 6.2 km Esko, MN
2.3 mi 3.7 km #6Amity East Trail
Intermediate
Arnold, MN
Intermediate
2.3 mi 3.7 km Arnold, MN
1.9 mi 3.1 km #7Wolf Creek Trail
Intermediate
Sandstone, MN
Intermediate
1.9 mi 3.1 km Sandstone, MN
1.0 mi 1.6 km #8Fifth Falls Trail
Intermediate/Difficult
Two Harbors, MN
Intermediate/Difficult
1.0 mi 1.6 km Two Harbors, MN
2.8 mi 4.5 km #9Hawk Ridge Trail - Duluth Traverse
Intermediate/Difficult
Duluth, MN
Intermediate/Difficult
2.8 mi 4.5 km Duluth, MN
0.7 mi 1.2 km #10Caribou River Spur
Easy/Intermediate
Silver Bay, MN
Easy/Intermediate
0.7 mi 1.2 km Silver Bay, MN
1.9 mi 3.0 km #11Enger Trail - Duluth Traverse
Easy/Intermediate
Duluth, MN
Easy/Intermediate
1.9 mi 3.0 km Duluth, MN
0.9 mi 1.5 km #12Chase Point Trail
Easy/Intermediate
Cohasset, MN
Easy/Intermediate
0.9 mi 1.5 km Cohasset, MN
1.9 mi 3.1 km #13Blind Ash Bay Trail
Intermediate
Kabetogama, MN
Intermediate
1.9 mi 3.1 km Kabetogama, MN
10.9 mi 17.5 km #14Cruiser Lake Trail
Easy/Intermediate
Kabetogama, MN
Easy/Intermediate
10.9 mi 17.5 km Kabetogama, MN
0.3 mi 0.5 km #15Artist's Point - Woodland Path
Easy/Intermediate
Grand Marais, MN
Easy/Intermediate
0.3 mi 0.5 km Grand Marais, MN
0.9 mi 1.4 km #16Benson Lake Trail
Easy
Silver Bay, MN
Easy
0.9 mi 1.4 km Silver Bay, MN
0.3 mi 0.4 km #17Pincushion Mountain Spur
Intermediate/Difficult
Grand Marais, MN
Intermediate/Difficult
0.3 mi 0.4 km Grand Marais, MN
1.6 mi 2.6 km #18Amity West Trail
Intermediate
Arnold, MN
Intermediate
1.6 mi 2.6 km Arnold, MN
25.9 mi 41.8 km #19Sioux Hustler Trail
Easy/Intermediate
Ely, MN
Easy/Intermediate
25.9 mi 41.8 km Ely, MN
1.7 mi 2.7 km #20Norberg Lake Trail
Intermediate
Babbitt, MN
Intermediate
1.7 mi 2.7 km Babbitt, MN

Photos of Northeast Minnesota - 179

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Calm before the night
Sep 27, 2017 near Kabetogama, MN
Cascade Falls.
May 27, 2015 near Grand M…, MN
Tent sites are beautifully placed in Voyageurs National Park.
Oct 9, 2019 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

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