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Astrid Lake has 7 miles of hiking trail, 6 backcountry campsites and a canoe route with 4 interconnected lakes, including Astrid Lake, Maude Lake, Pauline Lake and Nigh Lake. The area provides an opportunity to experience wilderness-style camping without wilderness permits and regulations.
Cross Country ski Astrid Lake area
There are over six miles of trail in the Astrid Lake Trail system. Visitors may ski a variety of loops for a day tour, or choose a winter camping experience. Permits are not required for use of this trail system since it is outside the Boundary Waters Canoe Area
There are wilderness-type campsites with firegrates and box latrines on the lakes along the trail. They are generally located on short spur trails off the main trail. These spur trails are not signed. Opportunities for solitude are excellent during the winter season. Less than one-half mile from the trailhead at Lake Jeanette, skiers approach County Road 116, the Echo Trail. Use extreme caution when crossing this road as motorists on it are generally unprepared for pedestrians crossing. Once across, the trail meets the portage from Lake Jeanette to Nigh Lake. This is a rare chance to experience a spruce bog while keeping your feet dry.
Astrid Lake Area is about 29 miles northeast of Orr, MN.
Search for properties for sale in the area so you can stay at your cabin and explore the area. Contact a RE/MAX Lake Country real estate agent for more information on properties, lake cabins, hunting lands and cabins in the Crane Lake, Buyck, Echo Lake, Elbow Lake and Orr area. Northern Minnesota properties are for sale from Rainy Lake to Lake Vermilion on the www.TheLakeCountry.com website.