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Cross-Country Skiing on the Gunflint Trail

Tis the season for cross-country skiing and Cook County is the place to do it. We’ve got over 400 kilometers of ski trails to travel located throughout the County. The Gunflint Trail has some of the best cross-country ski trails

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Darkest Skies at the end of the Gunflint Trail

Tilt your head back the next time you are outside at night. What can you see in the sky? The stars and constellations you are able to see will vary depending upon the amount of light pollution around you. When

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Christmas Greetings from the end of the Gunflint Trail

We wish you all a Merry Christmas and a very happy new year!

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Snowshoeing on the Gunflint Trail

Winter is a magical time on the Gunflint Trail. There’s no better way to enjoy the woods and frozen lakes than to snowshoe. Come up and stay with us at Voyageur Canoe Outfitters and find out for yourself.  

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Baby it’s cold outside!

-36 degrees actual temperature this morning on the Gunflint Trail. We’re making ice!   Tabular Listing: December 17, 2019 – 10:34 through December 18, 2019 – 10:34 CST Time(CST) Temperature Dew Wet Bulb Relative Wind Wind Wind Quality Solar Precipitation

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A tough winter on trees

Winter drying injury on evergreens in northern Minnesota By Megan O’Neil, Northwest Region forest health specialist When the snow finally started to melt after this year’s long winter, many northern Minnesota residents noticed their evergreens showed signs of winter drying

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Centennial Hiking Trail on the Gunflint Trail

Someone recently asked me about the Paulsen Mine and I came across a blog post of mine from November of 2009! What, 2009? How can it have been that long ago already? Well, just in case you’re interested, here it

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Feeding Bears and Birds on the Gunflint Trail

It’s tempting to keep feeding the birds when the weather turns ugly again but you might just get a different kind of visitor to the bird feeder if you do. Photo from the internet Be aware of bears this spring;

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Moose Viewing Ahead on the Gunflint Trail

Spring is the best time of the year to see moose on the Gunflint Trail. They love to lick the roads for any residual salt leftover from winter. We love to watch them.  Come vacation with us at Voyageur Canoe

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More Snow on the Gunflint Trail

We thought we were done with the shovels but apparently Mother Nature had other plans. It sure looked like spring yesterday but not so much today with the big snowflakes falling from the sky.

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