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Moose shedding their antlers

It’s awesome to be able to go on a snowmobile ride with friends. What makes it even better? Finding not one, but two fresh moose sheds on the trail. Here’s a picture of two Mikes at Voyageur Canoe Outfitters each

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Moose Moseying on the Gunflint Trail

While there are fewer moose on the Gunflint than in the past there are still moose and it’s always entertaining to see them. A friend on his way up to Saganaga to go snowmobiling encountered these two moose the other

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Lake Effect Snow

We’ve been getting our fair share of snow on the Gunflint Trail and we love it. Ever hear the term lake effect snow and not know what it meant? Here are some cool photos and an explanation.   Anatomy of

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Gunflint Trail snowy silence

The silence and beauty of winter on the Gunflint Trail is indescribable. You have to experience it in order to fully appreciate how snowflakes sparkle beneath the sun and how the snow covered earth absorbs sounds.  When you are standing

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Abundant Snow on the Gunflint Trail

We’ve got plenty of snow for all of your favorite winter activities on the Gunflint Trail. Late Saturday it started snowing again and it snowed throughout the night and into Sunday afternoon. The snow clung to the trees and made

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Reserve your Boundary Waters Canoe Trip Permit

It’s time to reserve your Boundary Waters Canoe trip permit for the 2020 canoeing and camping season. Permits to enter the BWCA can be reserved beginning Wednesday, January 29th at 9am. Feel free to give us a call at Voyageur

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Beargrease Sled Dog Marathon 2020

The Beargrease Marathon began today and mushers are in for some warmer than normal mushing conditions. Some years they face sub-zero temperatures but this year the forecast calls for daytime temperatures to be near 30 degrees. This is a little

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Boundary Waters ice fishing for free

This weekend you can go ice fishing for free if you bring along a child younger than 16 years of age. This is a great opportunity to get out at least once during the winter fishing season. While Josh was

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Sauna time at the end of the Gunflint Trail

Matt and Cassidy have been busy this winter turning a bunkhouse into a sauna at Voyageur Canoe Outfitters.  This sauna will be available for guests of Voyageur to use when it’s completed.  It is located across the river and is

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Canoe Registration for paddling the Boundary Waters

There was a time when any canoe being paddled in the Boundary Waters needed to be registered. That has changed for non-residents of Minnesota. If you’re a Minnesotan who owns a canoe you probably know you need to register your

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