Simpson Creek Trail

Area Status: Open
This area is Open
 

In 1907, Sam Simpson's crew built the first tote roads and trails in the Cut Foot Sioux area. Today, this system makes up the 13-mile Simpson Creek Trail. Enjoy rolling topography through pines and along glacial eskers, with overlooks onto Cut Foot Sioux Lake and journeys into the cedar swamp. Cyclists travel on both old tote roads and dirt trail.

At a Glance

Current Conditions: Hiking and Skiing
Fees None
Usage: Light
Closest Towns: Deer River
Water: None
Operated By: Operated by the Forest Service

General Information

Directions: Access is at the Cut Foot Sioux Visitor Center or Eagle Nest Road (FR 2198).

Activities


Bicycling

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Day Hiking

In 1907, Sam Simpson's crew built the first tote roads and trails in the Cut Foot Sioux area. Today, this system makes up the 13-mile Simpson Creek Trail. Enjoy rolling topography through pines and along glacial eskers, with overlooks onto Cut Foot Sioux Lake and journeys into the cedar swamp. Cyclists travel on both old tote roads and dirt trail.

Difficulty Level: Intermediate

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Location

 
  Area/Length : 
13 miles

 



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