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Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness Hiking Trail Information

Trails of the Superior National Forest

Alphabetical Listing     A-M     N-Z

Trail Mi. Location Comments
Angleworm 14 13 Mi N of Ely on Echo Trail Several scenic overlooks of Angleworm Lake area
Astrid 6 25 Mi NE of Orr.  2 Access points - FR 200 & Lake Jeannette Campground Trail goes around several small lakes.   Campsites available.
Bass Lake 6 6 mi N of Ely off Echo Trail, CR 116 Variety of topography and vegetative types.
Big Aspen 20 11 Mi N of Virginia off CR 405 Hiking, biking, hunting, ATV uses.
Big Lake/Stone Lake 2 12 Mi E of Hoyt Lakes on FR 120 Good fishing on Big Lake; wild rice on Stone.
Big Moose 2 38 miles NE of Orr on FR 464 Moose Loop Road Destination, Big Moose Lake, is within the BWCA.
Birch Lake Plantation 3 1 Mi E of Babbitt on CR 623 Very scenic red pine plantation
Bird Lake 9 5 mi SE of Hoyt Lakes off FR 11 Hiker and hunter use
Border Route 45 Runs along the MN/Canadian Border Several outstanding scenic overlooks
Britton peak 1/4 2.5 Mi N of Hwy 61 on CR 2 Scenic vistas of Lk Superior and Carlton Pk
Camp Four Lake 0.3 8 Mi N of Buhl off CR 25 Fishing access-Trout
Caribou Rock 2 29 Mi NW of Grand Marais on Hungry Jack Lake, on FR 148 Beautiful overlook of W Bearskin Lk
Carlton Peak 1.7 2.5 Mi N of Hwy 61 on CR 2 Tremendous overlook
Cascade River 2 Extends N along Cascade River on Hwy 61, 8 Mi SW of Grand Marais Offers lovely scenery along N Shore
Cummings Lake 26 17 Mi NW of Ely on CR 644 Variety and scenic
Devils Cascade 10 29 Mi NE of Orr - 2 access points off Echo Trail (CR116) BWCA Wilderness campsite available
Deepwater Lake 1 9 Mi N of Chisholm off FR 273 Fishing access - Trout
Divide Lake 2.5 Divide Lake Campground 5 Mi E of Isabella on FR 172 Gently rolling lakeside trail, revealing a wide variety of scenery
Eagle Mountain 9 17 Mi NW of Grand Marais at junction of FR153/158 Highest point in the state - spectacular view of lakes and land.
Echo Lake 13 18 Mi NE of Orr - 3 access points, Echo Lake campground & 2 off Echo Trail Hunter walking trail, popular for hunting ruffed grouse.
Eighteen Lake 3 4 Mi NE of Isabella along FRs172 and 369 Scenic trail offering views of diverse habitats.
Fenske Lake 1 Fenske Lk Campground 11 Mi N of Ely on CR116 Large white pine; scenic
Flathorn Lake Trail #43 2.5 Flathorn picnic grounds, 1 Mi N of Hwy 1 on FR 177 Short scenic lakeside trail
Gneiss Lake 2 56 Mi NW of Grand Marais on CR 12 Overlook of Saganaga Lk
Herriman Lake 14 26 Mi NE of Orr on Nelson Road (FR 424) Loops of different lengths, in BWCA Wilderness; scenic overlooks
Hogback 6 Hogback picnic area, 12 Mi E of Isabella along FR 172 View of long, sharply crested ridge
Honeymoon Bluff 1 30 Mi N of Grand Marais on Clearwater Road Short, stepp hike with scenic vistas
Jenkins Cr 4 16 Mi SE of Hoyt Lakes off FR 11 Hunter walking
Kane Lake 4 20 Mi N of Two Harbors east of Hwy 2 off CR 203 Grouse management area; hunter/hiking trail
Kawishiwi 1 South Kawishiwi Lake Campground, 10 Mi SE of Ely on Hwy 1 Self guided interpretive trail
Kekekabic 42 22 Mi E of Ely on CR 18, or Gunfint Trail access BWCA Wilderness, Ely to Gunflint Trail
Laurentian Divide Fitness Trail 1.5 4 Mi N of Virginia on Hwy 53 14 exercise stations, easy hike!
Leveaux 3.5 2 Mi N of Hwy 61 on FR 336 Scenic vistas, good chance for observing wildlife
Lima Mountain 1 22 mi N of Grand Marais on CR 12 Site of former fire lookout tower.   Elevation is 2238 Ft above sea level.
Lookout Mountain 15 4 Mi N of Virginia on Hwy 53 Beautiful fall colors
Magnetic Rock 2 45 Mi NW of Grand Marais on CR 12 Building-size rock has strong magnetic attraction
Manitou Overlook 1 10 Mi SE of Isabella on FR 361 Overlook of Moose Lk and Manitou River Valley
McDougal Lake 1 10 Mi W of Isabella on Hwy 1 & 1/2 mile S on FR 106 Pleasant walk for folks of all ages.

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Information from USFS Hiking Brochure, April 1995
Abbreviations: Lk=Lake, CR=County Road, FR=Forest Road, Cr=Creek, Mtn=Mountain, Tr=Trail

 

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