Giving Ground is located in Brimson, Minnesota, a rural community of fewer than 100 families located in the Superior National Forest, between Duluth, Minnesota and the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness (BWCAW).

The Superior National Forest spans 150 miles along the United States-Canadian border. Over 695 square miles of the forest is surface water. In addition, more than 1,300 miles of cold water streams and 950 miles of warm water streams flow within the boundaries of the Superior.

The northern boreal forest community thrives with pine, balsam, spruce, birch and aspen trees and is home to wildlife species including deer, moose,
coyotes, the gray wolf, black bear, bobcats and the extremely rare (for this region) mountain lion or

Northern Minnesota is the largest stronghold of the gray wolf in the lower 48 states. Approximately 400 wolves continue to roam within the boundaries of the Superior National Forest today, with an active pack living near Giving Ground!

The Superior National Forest also has private land added to the typical mix of county, state and federal holdings, giving this near-wilderness environment the added amenities of local roads and scattered, sparsely populated historic rural communities.

America's Great Northern Boreal Forest


Phone: 218.848.2302
Toll Free: 888.276.1336



Giving Ground
Superior National Forest
1223 Little Creek Road
Brimson, MN 55602