Superior National Forest

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Superior National Forest

Address:8901 Grand Avene Pl
Duluth, MN 55808

Size: 3,000,000 acres.
Location:Northeastern Minnesota. Accessible by I-35, MN 169, and US 53 and 61. Nearby cities/towns include Duluth, Ely, Grand Marais, and Virginia.
Facilities:39 campgrounds, group camps, dispersed camping, picnic sites, boat launches, trails (400+ miles), scenic drives.
Activities:Camping, hunting, fishing, boating, canoeing, sailing, swimming, hiking, mountain biking, horseback riding, rock hounding, blueberry picking, cross-country and downhill skiing, snowmobiling, ice fishing, snowshoeing, dog sledding.
Special Features:Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness, a one-million-acre area with 1,500 miles of canoe trails, believed to be the most heavily used wilderness area in America; Superior Hiking Trail, a 205-mile trail that runs along the high ridgeline beside Lake Superior, rated as one of the best in trails in Midwestern America. Northern Minnesota is the last stronghold of the gray wolf in the lower 48 states; approximately 300-400 gray wolves live in the forest.

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3115, The Superior National Forest Land Exchange Act of 2017, is to accelerate transfer and provide certainty of process.
Minnesota - The Superior National Forest in Minnesota is partnering with the Northern Bedrock Conservation CorpsThis is an external link or third-party site outside of the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) website.
In the past few years alone, we've planted hundreds of thousands of pine and spruce for bald eagles in places like Superior National Forest and Chippewa National Forest, home to the country's largest population of nesting bald eagles.
USDA Forest Service, Superior National Forest, Eastern Region, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA.
LINDQUIST, United States Forest Service, Superior National Forest, 8901 Grand Avenue Place, Duluth, Minnesota 55808; STEVE LOCH, United States Forest Service, Superior National Forest, 8901 Grand Avenue Place, Duluth, Minnesota 55808; DONALD F.
located in the heart of Superior National Forest at the threshold of the Boundary Waters--has splendid isolation.
This summer, Superior National Forest managers were ready to clearcut the majority of 1,700 acres of prime forest land along the edge of Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness.
The Superior National Forest Web site notes "that the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness has changed little since the glaciers melted.
In the Superior National Forest of Minnesota, there are hundreds of wolves.
Cost is $575 per person for a five-day ski-and-dogsled trip; A six-day dogsled adventure through the back woods of the Superior National Forest costs $945.
Minnesota (Superior National Forest) - Last year, Minnesota's Superior National Forest experienced the state's largest wildfire, in acreage, in the last 80 years.
This work came to fruition in 1930 with the passage of the landmark Shipstead-Nolan Act, one of the first federal laws to recognize wilderness as a value to be protected in the public interest Specifically, it prohibited togging within 400 feet of shorelines in Superior National Forest.

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