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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  • Clean restrooms. Easy walkways to the high falls with highly traveled gravel/dirt trails and wooden stairwells. Only 10 minutes or less from the parking lots. Had to turn a little before the GPS said....  more »
  • Fantastic stop when traveling the north shore - the waterfall lives up to expectations! Many people on the main trails, but most were wearing masks while walking in populated areas. Great stop...  more »

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