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 (no designated snowshoe trails, snowshoeing not permitted on groomed ski trails).
· Snowmobile/ATV trails (winter months only)
· Wildlife & plants
· Horseback riding is only allowed on Billings Drive and 42nd St. No riding on trails.
Click here for a brochure of the Superior Municipal Forest Multi use Trail System.
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)
- 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