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Grand Marais, Minnesota

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Top Backpacking Spots in and near Grand Marais

  • Grand Marais, Minnesota

    Cliff Jump at Beth Lake in the BWCA

    Beth Lake is part of the "Lady Chain" of lakes in the Boundary Waters Canoe Area. It's secluded, serene and worth the trip, especially if you're up for an afternoon of cliff jumping.You can reach Beth Lake in half of a day, assuming you set out in the morning and are efficient with your time. But...
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  • Grand Marais, Minnesota

    Paddle the Boundary Waters' Seagull to Saganaga Loop

    29 mi
    First, things first - plan your trip well! There are many details that need to go into planning even a short trip into the Boundary Waters. Various websites and companies exist to help you plan and check off all of the boxes prior to your departure date. The bwca.com website is one I found to be ...
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  • Silver Bay, Minnesota

    Camp at George H. Manitou Crosby State Park

    George H. Crosby Manitou State Park is a lesser known park along Minnesota's North Shore. There are only backcountry sites, and it's not conveniently along the scenic road, so you really have to plan on going here. This makes it quiet, peaceful, and absolutely perfect for someone looking for a li...
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  • Finland, Minnesota

    Hike to the Superior Hiking Trail's Section 13

    2 mi / 450 ft gain
    Getting there:From Duluth, follow Highway 61 until you reach mile marker 65 -- shortly after this you will turn left on Lake County Road 6. Continue for just over 2 miles and the trailhead parking lot will be on your right. There is a sign with mileage to nearby backpacking campsites if you want ...
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