Bean and Bear lakes
0.0 From the trailhead a short trail leads to the Superior Hiking
Trail (SHT). In about 300 feet turn left on the SHT heading for Bean Lake and Mount Trudy.
0.1 Trail intersection; continue straight ahead.
0.4 Road intersection; continue straight ahead.
0.7 Reach a log walk. Be careful, the logs are slippery when wet.
0.8 Cross another road.
1.1 Spur trail to the right leads to an overlook with views of Silver
Bay and Northshore Mining Company.
1.6 Spur trail to the left leads to another overlook with views to the south.
1.8 Trail intersection beginning the circuit portion of this hike.
Start by bearing left, staying on the SHT. You will be completing the circuit by returning to this point via the West Spur of the Twin Lakes Trail on the right.
2.2 Spur trail on the left leads to Penn Creek Campsite in 500 feet.
2.4 Spur trail to Bean Lake Campsite. Bear right on the SHT.
2.7 View of Bean Lake from the ridge high above the lake.
2.8 Impressive view of Bean Lake from an exposed rocky ledge. An excellent lunch spot (47° 18′ 28.1″ N 91° 17′ 53.8″ W).
3.2 Another impressive overlook with views of Bear Lake.
3.5 Trail intersection; a spur trail on the left leads to the Bear Lake Campsite while the SHT continues straight ahead. To the right is the Twin Lakes Trail. Turn right at this point and bear left when the trail forks in about 100 feet.
4.1 Trail intersection; turn right on the West Spur of the Twin Lakes Trail, passing trails to the left and straight ahead.
4.2 Trail intersection; continue straight ahead passing a trail to the left.
4.5 Intersection with the SHT completing the circuit portion of this hike; turn left to return to the trailhead.
5.6 Cross the road.
6.0 Cross the road.
6.3 Cross trail going left and right. In about 200 feet, the SHT emerges from the forest along Penn Boulevard. Turn right to return to the parking lot.
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