Scroll below to find great winter resorts and winter lodging on the Gunflint Trail. Take in great winter activities like ice fishing and snowmobiling and cross country skiing in the vast wilderness of Northern Minnesota. Click here to download a Gunflint Trail Area Snowmobile Trail Map PDF.
Gunflint Trail Year Round Resorts
Gunflint Lodge & Outfitters is a classic resort nestled into the heavy forest on the south shore of Gunflint Lake. Lakeside fireplace cabins, ranging in size from one to five bedroom are scattered along the shore adjacent to the main lodge where the registration and dining room is located. The cabins are very nice and comfortable, having a fireplace in the living room, nice sleeping queen and king sized beds, full kitchens, private saunas, and many have a washer/dryer and a spa tub.
How is it that when you set out to leave the world behind, the world is exactly what you discover? Lakes, trees, trails, a canoe in the water, and an outfitter to set you up. All right here by your Bearskin Lodge cabin on Minnesota’s famed Gunflint Trail. Nestled in the pristine woods of northeastern Minnesota between Lake Superior and the Boundary Waters Canoe area (BWCA wilderness). As far as you can get from the rest of the world.
When you are ready to get away, Heston’s Lodge is waiting for you. Secluded log cabins dot the shoreline of Gunflint Lake on Minnesota’s historical Gunflint Trail. Nestled amid tall pines and old cedars, you will find plenty of peace and quiet. Advance planning not only ensures a successful trip, but it also helps to build anticipation and excitement! Visit our link to obtain lots of information on getting ready for your trip.
Tuscarora Lodge and Canoe Outfitters serves paddlers and cabin guests in the heart of Minnesota’s Boundary Waters canoe country. Located 47 miles up the historic Gunflint Trail, Tuscarora has hosted anglers, cabin guests, and canoeists year-round since 1935. We look forward to meeting you and helping you create your best-ever canoe trip or cabin getaway in our beautiful wilderness setting.
Rockwood Lodge and Canoe Outfitters is a historic resort on Poplar Lake 31 miles up the Gunflint Trail from Grand Marais with direct entry into the BWCAW. We feature eight pet-friendly lakeside cabins and canoe outfitting services including canoe rental, gear rental, complete food, bunkhouse, showerhouse-everything to make your wilderness trip successful.
We’re a smaller resort, open year round with Northwoods cabins and cottages. We offer camping cabins and campsites for RV’s or tent camping in the summer. We’re a little harder to find since we’re smaller and can’t advertise with the big boys. Often people come in for ice cream, or supplies from the grocery store only to say “I never knew you were here!” Once guests find us they usually return with friends. Many feel as though this is a home away from home.
Located on the beautiful shores of Poplar Lake, Trail Center has been a landmark on the Gunflint Trail since 1938. Originally built as a logging camp, it is now a full service restaurant, gas station, gift store, grocery shop, information center with cabins and a small motel. As many of the Trail Service Center hosts before us our goal remains as theirs, to welcome you and share this wonderful place called the Gunflint Trail.
Unspoiled and unforgettable… Welcome to Golden Eagle Lodge, a family oriented, year round resort. We are located on Flour Lake in the Superior National Forest of Northeastern Minnesota, halfway up the historic Gunflint Trail. As the only residents on the lake, you can look forward to quiet and solitude. We offer fully equipped, modern housekeeping cabins to ensure comfort during your stay in the North Woods.
Big Bear Lodge is nestled among towering red and white pine, majestic spruce and wise old cedar trees on a quiet bay of beautiful Poplar Lake. This is our home, and your home-away-from-home for the time you stay with us. Our rooms and cabins are comfortably rustic – rustic only in the sense of being in the Great North Woods in a traditional cabin of warm wood, and hand hewn log beams. Some of our cabins are so close to the lake you can watch the latest family of Loons swim by, eagles diving for their dinner, or fish jumping from the cool clear water.
Reserve your quiet lake shore cabin on the edge of the BWCA. Have fun fishing, boating, hiking, and fishing… and more fishing. (Did we mention fishing?) It’s also a great time to drive “Up North” to view Fall colors! Call now to schedule your stay! Yes, dogs are welcome too! Call Nor’Wester Lodge today! “Up North” vacations and outfitted wilderness canoe trips on Minnesota’s legendary Gunflint Trail. Nor’Wester Lodge is located on Poplar Lake at the edge of the Boundary Waters and has been hosted by the Brandt family – since 1931.
Clearwater Historic Lodge and Canoe Outfitters is the original outfitter and lodge on the Gunflint Trail, on the edge of the beautifully pristine Boundary Waters Canoe Area of Northeastern Minnesota. On the National Register of Historic Places, the only lodge on Clearwater Lake was built in 1926 by pioneer Charlie Boostrom and has been preserved and maintained over the years to retain the look and feel of a time gone by. The resort’s 12 lakeside cabins and lodge offer something for everyone, whether its a rustic log cabin, modern lake home or cozy bed and breakfast room.
Located 2.5 miles off the Gunflint Trail, 32 miles northwest of Grand Marais, just two miles from the Canadian border, and less than one mile from the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Hungry Jack Lodge is the only resort on Hungry Jack Lake. Hungry Jack Lodge and Campground an ideal “base” for day trips into the BWCA for those who want to experience the the Boundary Waters without giving up the convenience and comfort of a lakeside northwoods resort.
Enjoy one of the few remaining original log constructed resorts on the Gunflint Trail. Wake up to the calls of loons and sunrise outside your bedroom window. Spend the day hiking, canoeing, or fishing and return to your log cabin to take a shower, enjoy a meal in our lodge and have a cold beer or glass of wine for the evening. You’ll find that Loon Lake Lodge is the perfect Minnesota getaway from the commotion of life’s hurried style.