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Superior Hero Tales: Minnesota DNR Staff

July 8, 2020 DNR = Decent, (k)Nowledgeable, Reliable  We see our relationship with the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR) like a good marriage — it’s on solid ground, but there are, and always will be, issues. Our dealings with individual DNR employees are almost always fruitful and enjoyable.  Sometimes their efforts are well beyond the call of their […]

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We Hope You Notice — By Not Getting Lost

June 1, 2020 We’ve been working diligently this spring to refresh our signage and blazing in heavily traveled state parks, where the SHT’s intersecting with other park trails is, to paraphrase songwriter Tom Waits, a “merging nexus back and forth.” At some of those junctions, you couldn’t tell if you were on the SHT, or you […]

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Building More Than A Bridge

A Split Loop Within an hour drive from Duluth, the Split Rock River Loop had been one of the most highly recommended day hikes by the Superior Hiking Trail Association (SHTA), Minnesota DNR park staff, and other tourism agencies. The Superior Hiking Trail runs along both sides of the river gorge and was connected 2.5 […]

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Overnight Parking in State Parks

Thanks to the Superior Shuttle staff of 2016 for compiling this information! If you are getting picked up by the Superior Shuttle Service, check their website schedule for the exact pick-up locations for hikers in addition to information for where to park. If you are planning to park overnight at one of the state parks […]

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