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Superior National Forest, MN

US Forest Service

Overview

A signpost under pines directs you to a recreation site

The Superior National Forest offers a wide variety  of recreational opportunities from RV camping to hiking in secluded woodlands, from canoeing to hunting.  All are chances to get outside, explore, and enjoy your national forest.

Among your opportunities are:

  • Hiking, hunting, fishing, biking, horseback riding, cross-country skiing, snowmobile and ATV riding, or observing nature along 2000 miles of trails designated by use.

  • Camping on your choice of 23 developed "fee" campgrounds, 18 rustic campgrounds, or more than 277 backcountry campsites, most of which are on a body of water.

  • Boating, fishing, swimming or picnicking at one of 77 lake accesses, 13 fishing piers, 10 swimming beaches, or 22 picnic areas.

  • Driving on one of three national scenic byways.

  • Exploring the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness, the largest designated wilderness in the eastern US with 88 entry points, 2000 campsites, over 1000 lakes, and over 800,000 acres.  Access the Special Places section of our website from the left sidebar for more information on the BWCAW.

  • Any other of countless activities you can do in the Superior National Forest.

If you are searching for a particular type of recreational activity, you may select from the categories under ‘Recreation’ on the left.

If you are looking for all the recreational facilities in an area, you may click on the area name in the ‘Areas and Activities’ list on the right.

If you know the name of the facility for which you are looking and the area in which it is located, you can go directly to the facility’s page by expanding the area name in the ‘Areas and Activities’ list to the right, and then clicking the facility name.

If you know the geographic area in which you are interested, use the map below and click on recreational activities or areas to find out more.  If you are using the 'map' view, green areas on the map include all public lands such as state forests, and do not indicate the boundary of the Superior National Forest.  

Recreational Activities:

  • AUTO TOURING
  • BIKING
  • BOATING
  • CAMPING
  • FIRE LOOKOUTS/CABINS OVERNIGHT
  • FISHING
  • HIKING
  • PICNICKING
  • RECREATIONAL VEHICLES
  • SWIMMING
  • WILDLIFE VIEWING
  • WINTER SPORTS

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Email: R9_superior_NF@fs.fed.us
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