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Myrmel Maps

Waterproof maps for hikers, backpackers, canoers and kayakers made by a like-minded adventurer

A few comments...

SHT map #8 - Superior Hiking Trail map "it looks beautiful! I want to get in a few more trips on the SHT and it would be a great way to show people where I've been, besides being a great piece of art." Jared H.

- "I want to order for my sweatheart for Valentine's Day." Holly K.

- "I'm going to finish a thru-hike... so I'm interested in buying this map." Ben B.

NCT map #7 of the entire BWCAW and Arrowhead area of Minnesota - "Got my map today... Knew I was going to have a good evening looking at this beautiful map." Josh R.

Isle Royale map - "Congrats! Great job!" Pat C.

- Honorable Mention by the Cartography and Geographic Information Society

Now available at the Isle Royale National Park gift shops on the island and in Houghton, MI.

North Country National Scenic Trail (NCT) map - "Wow, that map is AWESOME!" Matt D.

- "It's lovely, I can't decide which side to look at, so much information." John L.

Now available at the North Country Trail Association headquarters in Lowell, MI.

Minnesota world traveler, artist/cartographer

Maps created by a fellow hiker, backpacker, canoer, kayaker, for like-minded travelers.

Made in the USA

(world class "trash picker-upper")

The unique look of an "old world map" hand drawn, hand lettered, with real world details. Waterproof and lightweight ideal for a tool on the trail or framable art. 

Check out published articles about these maps by clicking here: "Keith Myrmel"

All of the maps are printed on waterproof paper and waterproof ink.

All maps are rolled, no folds, for mounting or framing.

Maps are mailed in heavy cardboard tubes fully protecting the maps.

Each map is highly detailed for planning trips and useful for backup while out on the trail.

New release: A full trail (waterproof) map of the entire 

North Country National Scenic Trail (NCT)


Support the North Country Trail Association

The entire trail has been constructed by numerous Trail organizations plus the overall trail by the North Country Trail Association.

There is approximately 1,000 off road miles of trail being built, and it's done by volunteers and donations.  

By purchasing these NCT maps directly from, you are helping to fund these projects of new off-road trail construction and maintenance.

Size = 25.5' x 39"

$34.00 each, printed on front and back (includes tax/shipping/handling)

Each map is numbered and signed.

If mounting as shown for a full visible wall/framed map, you will need two maps.

To splice two maps together to show the entire trail, the maps are offset as per this cut line.

Map #8 - Superior Hiking Trail


2019 revised map of the Superior Hiking Trail, section of the NCT (North Country Trail)

Full 310 mile length map of the Superior Hiking Trail (SHT) plus the Lake Superior Water Trail along the North Shore for kayaking & canoeing. 

Size = 25.5" x 39"

$34.00 per map (includes tax/shipping/handling)

NEW for 2021 - approximately 3"x3" Vinyl (waterproof) vinyl stickers:

$4 per sticker (includes tax and mailing)

States available: ND, MN, WI, UP Michigan, Lower MI, OH, PA, NY, VT

When ordering stickers, please identify which State you want and how many of each.

Actual sticker may vary in type of vinyl and gloss or mat finish.

If you order a full set of the nine stickers, or any combination of nine stickers, the total

is $30.00, and this includes tax/shipping/handling.

Isle Royale National Park Map



LIMITED number (300) of signed and numbered waterproof Isle Royale maps are now available.

Size = 23 3/4" x 39.5"

$34.00 per map (includes tax/shipping/handling)

Example of details. Each campsite/campground is listed with the number of campsites, shelters, group campsites, outhouses,dock and if day use or overnight use plus depth, type of fire allowed, and number of nights allowed. Details for all trails and portages, accurate locations and distances for trail sections, and relevant information for planning trips and hiking/water travel.

 Map #7 - BWCAW, Arrowhead Region of Minnesota, North Country National Scenic Trail (NCT), Border Route Trail (BRT) and the Kekekabic Trail (KEK) 


Size = 25.5" x 39"

$34.00 per map (includes tax/shipping/handling)

Back side

Front side

Map highlights

- Map is printed on both sides with the east and the west on either side.

- Waterproof functional trail map.

- Over 50 hiking trails, including portions of the following trails: North Country Trail,

Superior Hiking Trail, all of the Border Route Trail and all of the Kekekabic Trail.

- The Entire BWCAW area including all campsites and long portages marked out..

- Quetico Provincial Park’s south side with Ranger Stations and entry locations from


- Nearly all of the Superior National Forest camping and water access locations.

Businesses selling all four Myrmel Maps:

Lake Superior Trading Post, Grand Marais, MN

Frost River, Duluth, MN

TrailFitters, Duluth, MN

Duluth Pack, Duluth, MN

Midwest Mountaineering, Minneapolis, MN

REI - Roseville, MN

REI - Maple Grove, MN

Gooseberry Falls State Park, Two Harbors, MN

ASI (American Swedish Institute), Minneapolis, MN

Minnesota History Center, St. Paul, MN

Split Rock Lighthouse, Two Harbors, MN

Lake Superior Marine Museum Gift Shop, Duluth, MN

Frame Minnesota, Eagan, MN

Posters on Board, Richfield, MN

The Great Frame Up, Burnsville, MN

Businesses carrying one or more of the Myrmel Maps:

- North Country Trail Association office, Lowell, MI 

- Isle Royale gift shops on the island and at the Headquarters office in Houghton, Michigan

- Spirit of the Wilderness, Ely, MN

- Piragis Northwoods Company, Ely, MN

- Ingebretsen's Scandinavian Gifts and Foods, Minneapolis

- Minnesota Historical Society, History Center Museum Store, St. Paul

- Midwest Mountaineering, Minneapolis,

- REI, Bloomington 

- REI, Roseville

- REI, Maple Grove

- Trail Fitters, Duluth,

- Frost River, Duluth

- Stone Harbor Wilderness Supply, Grand Marais, MN​

- Lake Superior Trading Post, Grand Marais, MN

- Sawtooth Outfitters, Toft,

- Lake Superior Marine Museum Duluth

- Great Lakes Aquarium, Duluth

- Lake Superior Magazine, Duluth

- Lutsen Ski area gift store - The Mountain Shop

- Split Rock Lighthouse gift shop

- Split Rock State Park

- Gooseberry Falls State Park

- Jay Cooke State Park

- Marine General, Duluth

- American Swedish Institute,, Minneapolis

- Stephens' Art and Frame Shoreview

- AAA Travel Store, 5400 Auto Club Way, St. Louis Park

Superior National Forest at:

- Gunflint Ranger station, Grand Marais

- Kawishiwi Ranger Station, Ely​

- Cascade Lodge, Lutsen

- Bergquist Imports. Cloquet

- Frame Minnesota, Eagan

- Nash Frame

- Wintergreen Northern

Wear, Ely

- Canoe Country Outfitters, Ely

- Mealey's Gifts and Sauna, Ely

- Trail Center, Gunflint Trail

- Clearwater Adventure, Gunflint Trail

- Rockwood Lodge, Gunflint Trail

- Hungry Hippie Hostel, Grand Marais

- Split Rock Lighthouse State Park

- Wolf Ridge ELC -, Finland, MN

- Duluth Pack Store, Duluth​

- Hostel du Nord, Duluth

- Art Preserve, White Bear Lake

- Waters Edge Gift Shop, Lutsen

- Tom's Logging Camp, Duluth

These maps are viewable at the following:

- John R. Borchert Map Library

collection in the Walter Library,

University of MN

- Minnesota Historical Society

map collection, History Center,

St. Paul, MN (in August 2019)

- Library of Congress, Map

Division, Washington DC

Purchases can be made via PayPal, send payment to: [email protected]

Or send payment in the mail to: Myrmel and Associates LLC 1284 Amble Road Arden Hills, MN 55112

Or credit or Debit card.

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