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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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Seagull Lake Nature Trail

One of my favorite hikes is the Seagull Lake Nature Trail. The trailhead is at the entry point 54 landing into Seagull Lake at the Trail’s End Campground. There’s a brand new sign at this entry point that was just

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What Happened to the Eagle’s Nest?

I don’t know how many years the eagle’s nest at Trail’s End Campground sat in the treetop but it is no longer there. A friend told me he had visited the campground loop earlier this spring and didn’t see the

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Bald Eagles are Back

The bald eagles have returned to the end of the Gunflint Trail. As soon as there is any open water they come back. With the Seagull River opening up in front of the Voyageur lodge Ron was able to spot

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A Loon!

I saw my first loon of the season today when I went for a drive around Trail’s End Campground. It was swimming in the bay of Gull Lake in front of the Saganaga Landing at the campground.  I didn’t hear

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A Walk on the Ice

Today we were able to enjoy a nice walk on the ice. We were going to hike the Seagull Lake Nature Trail but when we got to the Trail’s End Campground we decided there was plenty of ice to walk

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Trail Maintenance

If you like to hike and you like to work outside then head up to the Gunflint Trail this June for a volunteer opportunity.  I love to hike, work outside and volunteer but unfortunately I have enough opportunities to keep

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Open Water Anyone?

Dark is good, light is not and I’m not talking about chicken meat.  I’m talking about the ice on the Seagull River and the other lakes of the Gunflint Trail and northern Minnesota. As you can see from the photos

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