Superior Municipal Forest


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.


·             Hiking/mountain biking

·             Archery hunting area (with City issued permit)

·             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 a map of the existing trails in the Superior Municipal Forest .


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


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





 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