Best Backpacking in Minnesota

This list represents the most popular backpacking in Minnesota. Use this list to plan your next Minnesota backpacking trip. Select a state and/or activity below to find even more top trails.

  • #1 The Superior Hiking Trail

    10 Reviews

    Two Harbors, MN

    According to Backpacker magazine, Minnesota’s Superior Hiking Trail (SHT) ranks as one of the 10 best hiking trails in the country and one of the top 10 in the world—placing it in league with ...
    •  14 to 18 days
    •  175 miles
    •  Guide

    According to Backpacker magazine, Minnesota’s Superior Hiking Trail (SHT) ranks as one of the 10 best hiking trails in the ...

  • #2 Pow Wow Trail

    3 Reviews

    Isabella, MN

    A long multi-day wilderness hike to remote rocky lakes. Hiking here is like going back in time to the stone age—at least that is the feeling I got hiking among the harsh bedrock lakes with intriguing ...
    •  2 days
    •  26 miles
    •  Guide

    A long multi-day wilderness hike to remote rocky lakes. Hiking here is like going back in time to the stone age—at least ...

  • #3 Voyageurs National Park: Kabetogama Peninsula to Williams Lake

    0 Reviews

    International Falls, MN

    With a thousand islands and countless passages, this little-visited treasure is a watery maze. Here’s the way in—and out.
    •  5 days
    •  65 miles
    •  Guide

    With a thousand islands and countless passages, this little-visited treasure is a watery maze. Here’s the way in—and out ...