Superior View Hike

Outdoor Recreation Skills
| 4th Grade - Adult
| Half Day 3 hrs
| Difficult


Students will take a three-mile round trip hike along a section of the Wolf Ridge trail system and the Superior Hiking Trail, where a spectacular view of Lake Superior awaits them. Stopping along the way at five different rest stops, students will examine the geology, history and meteorology of the area.


Upon completion of the Lake Superior View Hike class, students will be able to:

  • Recount the geologic history of Wolf Ridge and Lake Superior.
  • Express the importance and value of fresh water, Lake Superior specifically.
  • Understand the geography of Lake Superior and how it has affected human history along its shores.
  • Describe the main pollution threats to Lake Superior.