Hike to the Superior Hiking Trail's Section 13
Minnesota › Superior Hiking Trail to Section 13
Added by Allison Herreid
Enjoy the scenic view of cliffs above the Sawmill Creek and Baptism River valleys. If you want to make this hike an overnight, there is a backpacking campsite nearby.
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 to stay and explore some more.
While the hike to the Section 13 cliffs is only one mile, the hike is pretty up and down until you get up to the cliffs with an elevation gain of 450 ft. It would be hard to do with small kids or older relatives. Once you reach the cliffs you are rewarded with panoramic views of the Sawmill Creek and Baptism River valleys.
For more guidance and information about the Superior Hiking Trail I would recommend checking out their website (www.shta.org).
- Hiking boots
- Camera (if desired)
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