Border Route Trail (North Country Trail)
Cook County, Minnesota
Uploaded by Bivy Team


23 :43 hrs
64.3 mi
668 ft
Trail Running

The Border Route Trail follows 65 miles along the international border between Minnesota and Ontario, Canada crossing through the Boundary waters Canoe Area. It is a rugged wilderness trail that follows ridge-lines and the top of high cliffs. The scenery and views are spectacular as it provides solitude and a true wilderness experience. The trail can be accessed through several spur and connecting trails, allowing for short day hikes to multi-day backpacking expeditions. It is also part of the North Country Trail. You can choose to do it in either direction. For overnight trips a permit is required and can obtained by calling 1-877-444-6777 or accessed online.

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