Superior Municipal Forest

Description

The Superior Municipal Forest is comprised of 4,400 acres of forest and natural habitat, making it the third largest forest within a city in the nation.  It is the best remaining example of a boreal forest (conifers and hardwood, including white and red pine, balsam, cedar, black spruce, white birch, and aspen) in the state of Wisconsin.

 Activities

·             Hiking/mountain biking

·             Archery hunting/archery range

·             Cross-country skiing/skijoring/snowshoeing (no designated snowshoe trails, snowshoeing not permitted on          groomed ski trails).

·             Snowmobile/ATV trails (winter months only)

·             Wildlife & plants

·             Canoeing/kayaking/boating

·             Horseback riding is only allowed on Billings Drive and 42nd St.  No riding on trails.

 Click here for the most current map of the Superior Municipal Forest ski trails.

Click here for a map of the existing trails in the Superior Municipal Forest (this map also shows proposed improvements).

 

Outdoor classroom—located off the Millennium Trail (less than a mile from the trail head & immediately west of the snowmobile trail)

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  •      15 six-foot benches (seats 45)
  •      Handicap accessible
  •      Available for reservation by calling 715-395-7270

                   

 

 

Camping

  There is one primitive campsite in the municipal forest on Dwight's Point which is accessible by water and may be used on a first come first served basis.  There is a fire ring, benches and tent platforms.

Map of Dwight's Point