Grand Portage State Forest, Grand Marais

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The Grand Portage State Forest is a state forest located near the community of Hovland in Cook County, in extreme northeastern Minnesota. The forest encloses Judge C. R. Magney State Park, Swamp River Wildlife Management Area, Hovland Woods Scientific and Natural Area, and Spring Beauty Hardwoods Scientific and Natural Area. It borders the Grand Portage Indian Reservation to the east, the Superior National Forest to the west, and Ontario to the north. The forest is named after the Grand Portage, a historic trade route between the Great Lakes and the Northwest.
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  • Easy hike to an epic waterfall, even in early spring/late winter - they plow the boardwalk most of the way. Our 6 year old did the walk. It is a very easy 0.5 mi with stairs at the end. Near the... 
    Easy hike to an epic waterfall, even in early spring/late winter - they plow the boardwalk most of the way. Our 6 year old did the walk. It is a very easy 0.5 mi with stairs at the end. Near the...  more »
  • Short hike to the falls and amazing to wonder how they managed the portage for traders and lumber. Beautiful gorge 
    Short hike to the falls and amazing to wonder how they managed the portage for traders and lumber. Beautiful gorge  more »

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