Superior Hiking Trail: Gooseberry River, The Nestor Grade, and Wolf Rock

HARD 18 reviews

Superior Hiking Trail: Gooseberry River, The Nestor Grade, and Wolf Rock is a 14.4 mile moderately trafficked out and back trail located near Two Harbors, Minnesota that features a river and is rated as difficult. The trail is primarily used for hiking, nature trips, and bird watching and is best used from April until October. Dogs are also able to use this trail but must be kept on leash.

Distance: 14.4 miles Elevation Gain: 1,246 feet Route Type: Out & Back

dogs on leash


nature trips

bird watching




wild flowers

1 month ago

Way easier than stated rating. Lots of mud (June 2 2019). Nice views, would recommend.

9 months ago

We started at Lake County Road 301 which added about 2 miles for 16.2 miles round trip. The hike is awesome! The bridge is out at Encampment River but was easily crossed. Be prepared for a TON of mud right now! It was messy but that only added to the fun!

11 months ago


Monday, October 16, 2017

Went October 12th. Leaves were 60% done so there were a lot of colors in the trees and a very colorful wooded ground. Beautiful! Beautiful view of Supirior a couple minute hike from the parking lot. hike is 8-9.1 miles from Castle Danger Road to Gooseberry falls. Then 8-9.1 mile hike back over the same path to where you parked. We hiked 16-18 miles round trip. We hauled it and competed it in 8 hours with a total of 12 minutes of breaks. Very sore legs the last 5 miles. Lots of mud. Lots. Be prepared for that. Well marked and easy to follow. Loved It!

Tuesday, July 25, 2017

Easier than it looks but great scenery.

Saturday, June 17, 2017

lots of climbing, no bikers, which is awesome, very secluded. Will recommend to friends!

Wednesday, August 21, 2013

Gooseberry was cool, checked out the falls and took a day hike.

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