The Superior Hiking Trail is a 300 mile long hiking trail that follows the rocky ridgeline above Lake Superior. Access the trail from many points from Jay Cooke State Park, through Duluth, and along Hwy 61 from west of Two Harbors to north of Grand Marais. Great for both day hikes and backpack camping. Enjoy scenic overlooks, waterfalls, forests and wildlife. 93 free backcountry campsites spaced every 5-8 miles. Call or visit store and office in Two Harbors for info, maps and trail guide. Or order Guides and maps from our online store at www.shta.org
Day Hikes: Numerous loop hikes or out-and-back hikes from 50 different access points. Shuttle service also available mid-May to mid-October at www.superiorshuttle.com.
Long Distance Hikes: 93 backcountry campsites along the Trail (every 5-8 miles), water accessible at most spots but must be filtered. No reservations, fees, or permits required.
Superior Hiking Trail Association (SHTA): The SHTA store and office is located at 731 7th Avenue (Hwy 61) in Two Harbors. Trail maps, "Guide to the Superior Hiking Trail" book, hiking information, shuttle schedule, and merchandise such as t-shirts, hats, and mugs are available. SHTA is a 3000+ member based, non-profit organization that builds and maintains the Trail. Memberships available at $25 a year.
Questions: E-mail the SHTA office at email@example.com, check out our website at www.shta.org, or call us at 218-834-2700.