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Ice, ice baby on the Gunflint Trail

The lakes on the Gunflint Trail still have ice on them. The swamps, ponds and rivers are relatively ice free. There are different methods of determining when the ice will be off of the lakes and at Voyageur Canoe Outfitters

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Moose and more on a Monday morning

The wildlife is out and about and we’ve been treated by numerous moose sightings on the Gunflint Trail. The waterfowl is also abundant since we’re one of the few places with open water. Anywhere there is open water you can

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That’s more like it

Yesterday was a glorious day at the end of the Gunflint Trail. The wind finally quit blowing and the temperature reached 52 degrees! The forecast calls for a beautiful weekend with temperatures in the 50’s. This is the kind of

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Frozen Saganaga Lake

This video is from a few weeks ago but rest assured, Saganaga Lake is still completely frozen over. We’re not sure what the beaver was doing on top of the ice so far from any open water. We’re hoping he

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Where there’s a will there’s a way

The Boundary Waters may be closed until May 4th but that didn’t stop my daughter and niece from going for a paddle in front of Voyageur Canoe Outfitters the other day. Neither did the snowbank they had to portage over

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Beauty of the Gunflint Trail

This is my happy place. I’m lucky it’s so close to Voyageur Canoe Outfitters so I can visit it often.

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First loon sighting on the Gunflint Trail

Spring is a time for “firsts.” The first pussy willows, robins or open water all add to the excitement that spring is really here. It takes a lot of convincing since we woke up to a white deck once again.

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Swimming in the Seagull River humans and Hooded Mergansers

I posted a couple photos the other day of my niece and son taking a quick dip into the icy water of the Seagull River. I decided to share the video with you and a photo of the most recent

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First Swim of the Season at Voyageur

The earliest recorded swim at Voyageur Canoe Outfitters was on April 1st a number of years ago. It wasn’t a balmy day by any means but for some reason on Easter Sunday my son and niece made the decision to

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Adventures from the end of the Gunflint Trail

There are so many places one can venture from the end of the Gunflint Trail.  Here’s a video taken by Josh Prom of just one of the possibilities of a day trip from Voyageur Canoe Outfitters.

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