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Heart Lake Trail-USFS Trail No_ 171

Classification: Trail

Location: Forest road #1159

Length: 1.3Mi

End Location: Heart Lake

Area: Superior South

Legal Description: Township 18N; Range 30W; Section 29

Directions:
Follow signs east of Superior on Road #250 toward Trout Creek Campground. Continue up Trout Creek for 15 miles to Heart Lake Trailhead. Lots of room for parking.

Narrative:
An easy but long hike to the largest lake on the district. The trail follows the So. Fork of Trout Creek to the lake in a cirque basin setting below a spectacular view of the Divide. Fair fishing for Eastern Brook Trout. There's a trail on the east side of the lake that goes on to Pearl Lake and the top of the divide. Heart Lake trail goes west around the lake and on up to the top.

 

Topo View - Heart Lake Trail-USFS Trail No_ 171

Photo View - Heart Lake Trail-USFS Trail No_ 171