Printable Recreation Opportunity Guides

A picture of a typical Recreational Opportunity GuideClick on the links below to access Recreational Opportunity Guides - ROGs for short - offered by the Superior National Forest.  These short, printable PDF documents offer a quick, "grab and go" reference for your next trip to the Superior National Forest.


Forest-wide Recreation Opportunity Guides

These ROGs are forest-wide overviews of subjects, or they cover subjects where the information is the same in all areas of the forest.  For example, the forest-wide Camping ROG is an overview on all types of camping. The forest-wide Berry picking ROG gives the information on berry picking which is the same throughout the forest. 

Forest-wide Angler Ethics

Forest-wide Berry Picking

Forest-wide Camping

Forest-wide Canoeing (not in Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness)

Forest-wide Cross Country Skiing

Forest-wide Heritage

Forest-wide Hiking

Forest-wide Holiday Greenery

Forest-wide Hunting

Forest-wide Off-Highway Vehicle Use

Forest-wide Snowmobiling

West Zone Birding


Area Specific Recreational Opportunity Guides

These ROGs give information on specific areas in the forest.  Campground maps, hiking trail maps, and more can be found below.

Jump to a category listed below:


Canoe routes



Scenic Drives

Picnic Areas

Other Lakes



Fee Campgrounds

Gunflint Ranger District

Devil Track Lake Campground

East Bearskin Lake Campground

Flour Lake Campground

Iron Lake Campground

Kimball Lake Campground

Trail's End Campground

Two Island Lake Campground


Kawishiwi Ranger District

Birch Lake Campground

Fall Lake Campground

Fenske Lake Campground

South Kawishiwi River Campground


LaCroix Ranger District

Echo Lake Campground

Lake Jeanette Campground


Laurentian Ranger District

Cadotte Lake Campground

Pfieffer Lake Campground

Whiteface Reservoir Campground


Tofte Ranger District

Crescent Lake Campground

Divide Lake Campground

Little Isabella River Campground

McDougal Lake Campground

Ninemile Lake Campground

Sawbill Lake Campground

Temperance River Campground


Rustic Campgrounds

Hogback Lake


Backcountry Campsites

Kawishiwi Ranger District

Kawishiwi Ranger District

Big Lake and Agassa Lake

Birch Lake 

Circle Route

Ojibway Lake and Triangle Lake

Tofte Lake and Glacier Ponds 1 & 2


LaCroix Ranger District

LaCroix Ranger District

Johnson Lake

Meander Lake

Lake Vermilion


Laurentian Ranger District

Laurentian Ranger District

Big Rice Lake

Butterball Lake

Jean Lake

Pfeiffer Lake


Tofte Ranger District

Tofte and Gunflint Ranger Districts


Canoe Routes (outside of BWCAW)

Island River Canoe Route

Timber-Frear Canoe Route 

Twin Lakes Canoe Route


LaCroix Ranger District

Hunting Shack River Canoe Route



General hunting information


Hunter walking trails

Caribou Lake Hunter Walking Trail

Devil Track Lake Hunter Walking Trail

Kadunce River Hunter Walking Trail

Wills Lake Hunter Walking Trail



Mountain Biking Trails

Britton Peak and Pincushion Mountain Singletrack Trails

Lookout Mountain Bike Trails


Cross Country Ski Trails

Flathorn-Gegoka Ski Trails


Hiking Trails

East Zone Hiking


Gunflint Ranger District

Centennial Trail

Eagle Mountain/Brule Lake Trail

Honeymoon Bluff

Moose Viewing Trail


Kawishiwi Ranger District

Bass Lake Trail

Secret/Blackstone Lake Trail


LaCroix Ranger District

Vermillion Falls Trail

Vermillion Gorge Trail

Norway Trail

Herriman Lake Trail

Big Moose Trail

Echo Lake Trail

Astrid Lake Trail


Laurentian Ranger District

Otto and Harris Lakes Trail

Lookout Mountain Trail

Deepwater Lake Trail

Jenkins Creek

Big Aspen Trail

St. Louis River Trail

White Pine Trail

Sturgeon River Trail

Stone and Big Lakes Trail

Bird Lake Trail


Tofte Ranger District

Oberg Mountain

Carlton Peak

LaVeaux Mountain

Eagle Mountain/Brule Lake Trail


Scenic Drives

Tofte District Fall Color Tour

Laurentian District Fall Color Tour


Picnic Areas

Kawishiwi Ranger District

South Kawishiwi River Pavilion 


Laurentian Ranger District

Lake Leander

Norway Point


Other Lakes

Tofte and Gunflint Fishing & Boating: Lake Locations, Access, Fish Species, & Other Lake Info


Laurentian Ranger District

Little Rice Lake

Salo Lake

Dark Lake, Clear Lake, & Knuckey Lake



Gunflint Ranger District

Chik-Wauk Museum and Nature Center

LaCroix Ranger District

Watchable Wildlife