Parks Canada

Ontario's largest wilderness park is right in our Big Lake back yard. Read more



Courtesy Bay Mills Resort & Casinos

Many gaming operations around the Big Lake neighborhood have grown into desirable destination points with broader opportunities for recreation and relaxation. Read more


Lake Superior Journal: Day One at the Crossroads

Dave Myers

My wife, our four little kids and I eagerly approached the trailhead of the Lake Superior Provincial Park Coastal Trail in Ontario. We were prepared to take our initial footsteps into a backpacking adventure. Then we saw the sign: “Bear Problems.” Read more


6 Trails for Maritime Sights

Florin Chelaru

Let us suggest six satisfying strolls with great views that offer a bit of Lake Superior maritime heritage along the way. Read more


Hartley Park’s Urban Wilderness

Courtesy Hartley Nature Center

It is surrounded by residential neighborhoods, but this urban park still allows you to forget that you’re in the city while enjoying a quiet walk. Read more


TV Show “Rock the Park” Dives Into the Apostle Islands

Courtesy Colton Smith and Jack Steward

TV Show “Rock the Park” Dives Into the Apostle Islands

The adventurer-hosts of TV program “Rock the Park” go hiking, kayaking and scuba diving in the Apostle Islands in Lake Superior in the episode that airs Sunday morning on Duluth’s ABC affiliate, WDIO-TV. Read more

Oct 30, 2015 9:31 AM Superior Notes

Lutsen Mountains

Courtesy Lutsen Mountains

At Lutsen Mountains ski area, the gondola is the place to start for a hiking adventure. Read more


Rossport Coastal Trail

Beverley Turpin

The 1.5-kilometre Rossport Coastal Trail starts at the east end of Rossport at Wardrope Park and meanders along the shore of Lake Superior. Read more


U.S. Coast Guard Rescues Hiker in the Porcupine Mountains

The Coast Guard rescued a 55-year-old man after he was reported missing in Porcupine Mountains State Park west of Ontonagon, Michigan, Saturday night. Read more

Nov 3, 2014 8:39 AM Superior Notes

Superior Hiking Trail

Randy "Rudi" Hargesheimer

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. Read more


Around the Circle This Week: Bringing It All Back Home

Bob Dylan will perform in Duluth this July, his first appearance in the city of his birth since 1999; the Superior Hiking Trail celebrated the opening of a new section; Lake Superior was way up in May; and a look at upcoming events. Read more

Jun 7, 2013 5:10 PM Superior Notes

Fall Leaves

R.L. Hargesheimer

Hike a few of the trails that turn most brilliant in the fall on the lake’s four shores. Read more


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