Hiking The Kekekabic Trail

The 13th most popular hiking trail in Minnesota.

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Northeast of Ely in the Superior National Forest, the Kekekabic Trail is a 38 mile hiking route. Keep an eye out for moose and wolves. Also, there are several great campsites.

The eastern trailhead is off Gunflint Trail Road (CR12) and the western trailhead is at the end of Fernberg Road (CR18).

Overall, Kekekabic Trail is the 13th most popular hiking trail of all 31 hikes in Minnesota. Several of the better hiking trails are nearby Kekekabic Trail including Arrowhead State Trail, Secret / Blackstone Trail System, Baker Lake / Johnson Lake Loop, Wheeler Peak Trail, Hendrys Creek / Mount Moriah Trail and Big Aspen TrailLaurentian Trail.

Kekekabic Trail Hiking Map



Local Contact(s):  Superior National Forest (218) 626-4300 MN Visitors (800) 657-3700; "Kekekabic Trail Guide" by Martin Kubic..

Recommended Book:  "Hiking Minnesota" from Mary Jo Mosher

Best Season:  May - Oct.

Reference Source:  click here http://www.bwca.com/

GPS:  48.099, -90.826

Date Published:  12/28/2015

Date Updated:  7/22/2016

ID:  17062

Kekekabic Trail Hiking Map


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