Recreation

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The Superior National Forest offers an expansive variety of ways to get outside and enjoy the outdoors. It’s All Yours!

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Recreation Map

Map showing recreational areas. Map Information

Recreation Conditions Report

 Area Name Status Area Conditions
Angleworm - Hegman Lakes Ski Route Open to Visitor In the winter, visit the Ely Chamber of Commerce website for current trail conditions.  
Bally Creek Ski Trails Open to Visitor Current conditions can be found by looking on the Norpines Trail Association webpage or the Visit Cook County webpage.  
Banadad Ski Trail Open to Visitor Current conditions on the Banadad and trail maps can be found on the Banadad Trail Association's website.
Big Aspen Trail Open to Visitor In the winter, visit www.skinnyski.com for current ski trail conditions. 
Birch Lake Pine Plantation Ski Trails Open to Visitor In the winter, visit the Ely Chamber of Commerce website for current trail conditions.
Caribou Lake Hunter Walking Trails Open to Visitor
Cascade River Ski Trails Open to Visitor For maps and trail conditions, go to the Norpine Trail Association website. 
Central Gunflint Ski Trails Open to Visitor Visit the Visit Cook County website for current conditions on the Central Gunflint Ski Trails.
Deer Yard Ski Trails Open to Visitor For current conditions and maps, visit the Norpine Trails Association website.
Flathorn - Gegoka Ski Trails Open to Visitor For current trail conditions, visit National Forest Lodge's website.
George Washington Pines Winter Recreation Trail Open to Visitor
Giant's Ridge Ski Area Open to Visitor
Hidden Valley & Extension Cross Country Ski Trails Open to Visitor In the winter, visit the Ely Nordic Ski Club website for current trail conditions. Trails are added frequently to this system, so check for any new additions.
Kadunce River Hunter Walking Trails Open to Visitor
Lookout Mountain - Laurentian Divide Fitness Trail Open to Visitor
Lutsen Mountains Ski Area Open to Visitor
Massie - Hall Ski Trails Open to Visitor For current conditions and maps, visit the Norpine Trails Association website.
North Arm Trails Open to Visitor   In the winter, visit the Ely Chamber of Commerce website for current trail conditions.
North Junction Ski Trails Open to Visitor   In the winter, visit the Ely Chamber of Commerce for current trail conditions.
Pincushion Mountain Ski Trails Open to Visitor For current conditions and maps, visit the Pincushion Mountain Trail System website, operated by the North Superior Ski and Run Club.
South Farm Lake Ski Trails Open to Visitor In the winter, visit the Ely Chamber of Commerce website for current trail conditions.
Sugarbush (Moose Fence) Ski Trails Open to Visitor For current conditions and maps, visit the Sugarbush Trail Association's webpage.
Tofte Winter Recreation Trails Open to Visitor See individual trail webpages for links to current conditions.
Trezona Ski Trail Open to Visitor In the winter, visit Ely Nordic Ski Club website for current ski trail conditions.
Upper Gunflint Ski Trails Open to Visitor For current conditions and trail maps, visit the Visit Cook County website.
Wills Lake Hunter Walking Trails Open to Visitor


https://www.fs.usda.gov/recmain/superior/recreation