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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Superior National Forest, south of the Royal River and 0.
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.
Today, Lands' End is announcing the commitment to fund an estimated 400,000 trees to be planted in the Chequamegon-Nicolet National Forest in Northern Wisconsin and the Superior National Forest in Michigan's Upper Peninsula in partnership with the NFF.
USDA Forest Service, Superior National Forest, Eastern Region, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA.
located in the heart of Superior National Forest at the threshold of the Boundary Waters--has splendid isolation.
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.
While conducting botanical surveys for the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources, near Steep Lake in the Superior National Forest, Minnesota (48[degrees]18'32"N, 92[degrees]13'44"W), one of us (LBG) discovered an unusual Huperzia selago (L.
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.
The route connects back to Highway 61 via the Superior National Forest Scenic Byway and from there it's only an hour along the rugged coast of Lake Superior to Grand Marais.
Nelson runs Spirit of the Wilderness Outfitters in Ely, Minnesota, one of many outfitters that cater to people visiting Superior National Forest (SNF) and its Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness (BWCA).
The author, Tom Biebighauser began making wetlands in 1982 on the Superior National Forest in Minnesota, and has since moved on to the Daniel Boone National Forest in Kentucky where he has established over 700 seasonal, permanent, emergent and forest wetlands throughout Kentucky and Ohio.

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