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/archery range
  • Cross-country skiing/skijoring/snowshoeing
  • 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.

View a brochure of the Superior Municipal Forest Multiuse Trail System.

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

Outdoor Classroom

The outdoor classroom is located off the Millennium Trail (less than a mile from the trailhead & immediately west of the snowmobile trail) and features the following amenities:

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