Business Supporters

Support the Trail

Castle Danger Brewing applies a 2022 Business Member decal to their Taproom front door in April 2022.

The Superior Hiking Trail is proud to partner with businesses that share our commitment to caring for the SHT and helping people experience the wonders of the North Shore. Businesses support us through annual memberships, sponsorships, and many other generous ways.

The Superior Hiking Trail is an incredible community asset that provides superior recreational opportunities and connects hundreds of thousands of people to the North Shore.

The Trail bolsters the quality of life for locals and plays a vital role in the regional recreational tourism economy by drawing in visitors all year round.

We value our business members and want to give back in recognizing your support of the Trail. Your business will be recognized in the following ways depending on your level of support:

Day Hiker – $500+ Level 

SHTA Business Member Window Decal provided to display at your business.

Your business’s logo will be featured on our Business Supporters webpage.

Backpacker – $2,500+ Level

All the above plus:

Recognition in our monthly Trail Mix e-newsletter.

Thru Hiker – $5,000+ Level

All the above plus:

Recognition in our biannual Ridgeline print newsletter.

Businesses who become members or donate at a level below the Day Hiker level are also thanked on our Business Supporters webpage.

Creative partnerships and sponsorships

Does your business have a unique way they’d like to support the Superior Hiking Trail? We are also always looking sponsors for SHTA events. We love to develop friendships with businesses in a variety of creative ways. Please contact Development and Communications Director, Annie Nelson, at [email protected] or or (218) 834-2700.

If your business will be joining at the Day Hiker level or above, company logos can be emailed to [email protected]. We are also always looking for fun ways to promote our Business Supporters, so please feel free to include any suggestions when you submit your logo.

If you would prefer to mail your membership download the form here.

The Superior Hiking Trail Association is a 501c3 non-profit organization. Tax-ID: 41-1569104. All gifts are tax-deductible to the extent allowed by law.

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