Alerts & Notices

​Before visiting the Superior National Forest, there is information you should know about. In the Alerts section you will find information about current conditions and closures on the forest.

We want your visit to be an enjoyable one. By following national forest rules and regulations, your outdoor recreation experience should prove rewarding and other visitors will likewise enjoy their visits. Please visit the rules and regulations  page for more information.


  • Flooding impacts BWCAW, Roads and Recreation Across Forest; ATV Trails Closed
  • Greenwood Closure Area Updated May 10, 2022
  • Campgrounds Tofte and Gunflint Districts Opening Dates Delayed
  • Closure: Some Trails End Campsites and Nearby Rec Areas
  • Border Route Trail Tornado and Current Conditions
  • Fee season at fee campgrounds May thru mid-October
  • Spring road wt restrictions: St Louis, Lake, Cook County, see Current Conditions
  • Sturgeon River Trail Partial Closure

Public Notices

Forest Order: R9-09-22-01 - Trails End Campground Eagles Nest

The following acts or omissions are prohibited on portions of the Trails End Campground and Seagull Lake Canoe Launch, Superior National Forest, Cook County, Minnesota:

  1. It is prohibited to go into or be upon Trails End Campground Sites 29, 30, 31, 32, and 33 or access the loop to those sites by any method of travel.
  2. It is prohibited to access the Seagull Lake Canoe Launch located within Trails End Campground.
  3. It is prohibited to hike on the Seagull Lake Nature Trail as shown on the eastern edge of this map originating from the Seagull Lake Canoe Launch.
  4. It is prohibited to travel by foot from the area shown on the attached map. Vehicle travel is permitted at slow speeds