Superior Hiking Trail

Randy "Rudi" Hargesheimer

How the 300-Mile-Long Superior Hiking Trail Was Made

As of summer 2013, you can hike the 300 contiguous miles along the Superior Hiking Trail from Jay Cooke State Park west of Duluth all the way to the tip of Minnesota’s Arrowhead. Creating a trail of that magnitude was no simple walk in the park.

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Big Lake Bike Heaven: A Guide to Regional Bike Trails

Biking may fall under the “silent sports” umbrella alongside cross-country skiing, running and paddling, but cyclists on our shores are anything but quiet about their love for regional riding. Tour the Big Lake's best trails with us. more »

May 29, 2015 9:00 AM Recreation

Chisholm's Love for the All-American Game

The Minnesota mining town of Chisholm, incorporated in 1901, showed an early love for baseball. The city's most famous big-league ballplayer played just a few innings in the majors, but he became the stuff of legends thanks to a book and movie. more »

Jun 17, 2014 4:24 PM Recreation

Filmmaker Aaron Peterson Talks Fat Tire Bikes and "Cold Rolled"

Wondering what goes on in Marquette when the snow is high and the cold is deep? Folks go for a bicycle ride, of course. Local photographer-filmmaker Aaron Peterson talks with us about this rising, wild sport of riding bikes in snow. more »

Jan 24, 2014 3:25 PM Recreation

Swimming the Point to La Pointe

"Move! You're off course!" The voice came loud and serious. I was about a mile into the 2.1-mile Point to La Pointe Swim, from Bayfield to Madeline Island, swimming at a 90-degree angle directly into the North Channel, veering into Lake Superior. more »

Nov 5, 2013 4:29 PM Recreation

Ice Fishing: Getting Hooked on a Winter Passion

True, there’s the cold and the barrier of ice between you and the fish. But fair-weather anglers harbour a sneaking suspicion that we might actually be having fun on the ice and catching fish they’re missing. The next step is to join us. Here's how. more »

Jan 24, 2013 11:08 AM Recreation

Adventures in Geocaching

You walk, hike, drive and even boat past them all the time: containers of all sizes and shapes, hidden in the bramble, or sometimes in plain view. The geocache is the treasure in a sport started by nerds, now embraced by those from all walks of life. more »

Apr 29, 2012 6:27 PM Recreation 1 Comments

Paddling with Ladies of the Lake

This summer, Ladies of the Lake Women’s Sea Kayak Symposium returns to Munising and the awesome Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore. Ladies of the Lake promotes itself as the only women’s sea kayak symposium; all the instructors are women. more »

Aug 6, 2011 5:53 PM Recreation

The Thrill of the Race

No racers put more enthusiasm into their sport than the four-legged athletes that hit our region’s snowy trails each winter. It’s worth braving a bit of cold to join in these exhilarating celebrations of the run. more »

Mar 15, 2009 11:12 AM Recreation


Courtesy Chequamegon Area Mountain Bike Association

Links to bike trails, groups and other resources for regional riding, on and off the road.

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