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View from Blueberry Hill

It’s a great view from the top of Blueberry Hill at Chik-Wauk Musuem and Nature Center!

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Saturday Drive to Chik-Wauk

If you’re looking for something to do this Saturday then head up to Chik-Wauk.  Geologist John Green is presenting about late summer flowers on ancient rocks from 2-3:30pm. If you haven’t seen the new Nature Center then this is a

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Cabin Guests at Voyageur on the Gunflint Trail

We’ve had guests of all shapes and sizes the past couple of weeks at Voyageur Canoe Outfitters. Some with four legs but most with two. It’s fun to see what guests enjoy doing when they stay with us at the

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Chik-Wauk’s New Nature Center

If you haven’t made it up to Chik-Wauk Museum lately then you’ll for sure want to make a trip up on the 3rd of July. There will be a grand opening celebration for the new Nature Center and no admission

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Come Stay at the end of the Gunflint Trail

Our Riverside Cabin on the Seagull River is open and waiting for you. It has a gorgeous view, a nice deck and a private dock. It’s comfortable and quiet and a last minute cancellation made it available for you to

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Busy Weekend on the Gunflint Trail

There are a few great reasons to visit the Gunflint Trail this weekend.  It’s the Boundary Waters Expo, National Get Outdoors Day and Take a Kid Fishing Weekend.  Think of it as a trifecta- you win when you visit the

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Field Trip to the End of the Gunflint Trail

Tomorrow is the day when the 7th Grade students from Cook County will visit the end of the Gunflint Trail. They will learn about Fire Wise, find a few geocaches, hike some trails and paddle over to Chik-Wauk Museum and

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Raspberries and Thimbleberries

If you’re out for a walk then keep your eyes open for ripe raspberries and thimbleberries.  In some places the raspberries are overripe but in other places they are just right for picking. I saw some on the hiking trails

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Welcome to the Gunflint Trail Loon Chicks

We usually don’t start seeing loon chicks until around the 4th of July. Guests haven’t reported seeing them in the Boundary Waters yet but there are a couple of loon chicks in our neighborhood. The loon nesting platform in the

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Bea and Ralph Griffis Together Again

Heaven received an Angel on May 8th, 2015. I was saddened to hear the news Bea Griffis formerly of Chik-Wauk Lodge passed away.  I’ll always remember her for her beautiful smile and sweet chuckle. I have fond memories of her

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