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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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Seasons of the Seagull River

What a difference a day can make at the end of the Gunflint Trail. With temperatures in the 50’s Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday the snow was melting quickly. It looked and felt like spring outside and the Seagull River had

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Watching wolf at the end of the Gunflint Trail

Ben Nichols captured this video of a timber wolf at the Saganaga Lake public landing. It was hanging around the BWCA entry point 55 parking lot just around the corner from Voyageur Canoe Outfitters. It has been spotted by a

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Life at the end of the Gunflint Trail

What’s the best thing about Matt and Cassidy managing Voyageur Canoe Outfitters? It’s hard to pick just one thing because together they share so many wonderful qualities.  If you’ve visited Voyageur in the past five years then you know they

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-50 degrees in the Boundary Waters

A low temperature of -50 degrees was recorded near Snowbank Lake and the Boundary Waters on Saturday. If verified it’s the lowest temperature recorded for February 13th in Minnesota. Meanwhile we showed -40 degrees at the end of the Gunflint

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Cold temps at the end of the Gunflint Trail

Minnesota is experiencing some cold temperatures and the Gunflint Trail and North Shore of Lake Superior are no exception. The thermometer at Voyageur Canoe Outfitters read around negative 25 degrees and the vehicle registered negative 27 degrees on the way

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Sauna Time at Voyageur Canoe Outfitters

We now have a sauna at Voyageur Canoe Outfitters. Our winter guests are enjoying the magical experience of crossing the frozen Seagull River and heading up the hill to the sauna. The days are short so most people make this

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Hiking the Magnetic Rock Trail on the Gunflint Trail

The Magnetic Rock Trail is probably the most well-known hiking trail on the Gunflint Trail. The well-marked trailhead is 48 miles from Grand Marais and the parking lot is directly off of the Gunflint Trail on the East side of

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