Gunflint Lodge & Outfitters

  • Type: Canoe Trips & Outfitting
  • Region: Boundary Waters
  • Season: Year-round

Gunflint Lodge & OutfittersGunflint Lodge and Outfitters offers premier wilderness adventure vacations in northeastern Minnesota, on the Gunflint Trail just north of Grand Marais. We specialize in family vacations for Boundary Waters fishing and canoeing trips, horseback riding, cross-country skiing, dog sledding and snowshoeing. We offer a broad variety of naturalist and adventure skills programs, as well as vacation packages that appeal to a wide range of interests, from dog lovers’ weekends to wild game gourmet dining events. Gunflint Lodge is also a great choice for a romantic Minnesota adventure honeymoon vacation.

Got moose? What about wolves? Well, we do! Join us for exciting moose viewing and wolf howling events every fall.

At Gunflint you can select the outdoor adventure of your dreams: from a cabin vacation with all the luxuries you could wish for, to a wilderness canoe trip exploring the famed Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness, the largest waterways wilderness in our nation with over 1,000 clear water lakes.

Gunflint Lodge CanoeGunflint’s lakeside cabins all come with a fireplace, sauna, hot tub, full kitchen, 1-4 bathrooms, 1-4 bedrooms and many have an outside porch. Gourmet meals are served in the main lodge, with premium coffee and homemade cookies available all day. Picnic lunches are offered to those taking day trips by boat/motor or canoe to explore adjacent lakes. 

Outfitting for wilderness canoe trips includes Royalex or Kevlar canoes, Eureka tents, warm sleeping bags, PFDs, all maps and permits and complete routing from over 50 canoe routes in the BWCA that range from 3 to 14 days in length.

Whether you’re relaxing in a beautiful cabin or on an overnight canoe excursion, the atmosphere at Gunflint is home-away-from-home comfort, a place where you'll arrive as a guest and leave as a friend. You won't merely feel like you belong: you will know this is your home up north.