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Camping allowed again in the Superior National Forest

More good news today as the US Forest Service announced folks can camp in the Superior National Forest once again. This opens up the dispersed camping and backcountry campsites. This does not include the pre-evacuation area of the Gunflint Trail

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Additional closures and restrictions announced for Northern Minnesota

We received a total accumulation of .14″ of rain at the end of the Gunflint Trail in the past 24 hours. The cloud cover, cooler temperatures, higher humidity we experienced yesterday were helpful for keeping fire activity minimal.  No growth

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Good news on the Gunflint Trail

In a quest to find good news I took a look at our weather station information from the Seagull Guard Station.  It’s easy to look at the amount of precipitation we received in the past 24 hours and become depressed

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Gunflint Canoe Races-some things never change

The official Gunflint Trail Canoe Races didn’t happen last year due to Covid 19 and they didn’t happen this year due to a lack of organizers and volunteers. Over the past 10-15 years the races had turned into a pretty

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Fire at Voyageur on the Gunflint Trail

We all breathed a sigh of relief after receiving much needed rain over the weekend. We felt like it was enough to alleviate a little bit of the fire danger but unfortunately it wasn’t enough. The forest is still overwhelmingly

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Communication at the end of the Gunflint Trail

There was a time when I was alive…  We only had to dial the last four digits of a person’s phone number if they lived on the Gunflint Trail.  The only communication we had with most neighbors was done via

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Birth on the Gunflint Trail

I wonder if that headline got you? No new human babies at Voyageur Canoe Outfitters or anywhere else on the Gunflint Trail that I know of. There is however other births or rebirths happening on the trail and in the

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Mother’s Day and More on the Gunflint Trail

Here’s hoping your Mother’s Day is a special day. Take a Mom fishing for free is happening this weekend in Minnesota so hopefully some of you took advantage of the opportunity and spent some time on a lake.  The spring

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Save the Boundary Waters from destructive non-native invasive species

It’s a special time of the year on the Gunflint Trail. The trees are budding and new plants are emerging from the earth every day.  Living on the Gunflint Trail is a privilege we don’t take lightly. The Gunflint Trail

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Ice off the lakes of the Gunflint Trail

The lakes are slowly becoming liquid once again. Matt and Cassidy took a tour of Saganaga over the weekend and there was just one big chunk left on the Canadian side of the lake.  We’re guessing it has broken up

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