MN Fall Color Viewing

Embrace the drive and explore during your stay. The Gunflint Trail winds its way through the Superior National Forest from Grand Marais to Saganaga Lake, creating the perfect fall day! Stretching 57 miles end to end with pull-offs, lookouts, and hiking trails the Trail meanders past beaver ponds, majestic great White Pines, and neighboring restaurants. Explore the best MN fall color viewing.

Don’t forget to plan your hikes!

Read about the Gunflint Trail Scenic Byway

Who’s Colors?


Serviceberry, Red Maple, Willow (rusty-red)


Paper Birch, Serviceberry, Aspen (Poplar), Mountain Ash, Black Ash,


Tamarack: although they turn yellow, a special note is that these are the only conifer you will see in our forest that sheds all its needles in the fall!

Alder (yellow-brown)

Golden yellow poplar trees in the foreground with a lake in the background

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