Come enjoy the pristine trails of our winter wonderland on the edge of the Canadian Border. We are the farthest point North of Grand Marais at the terminus of Cook County Highway 12. From our lodge, when the border opens, you can head North into Canada to connect to its extensive network of trails. But for now you can come and enjoy either of our two beautiful lodges and take a hot sauna in our newly built cedar sauna. We are set up to handle large groups. We can lodge your entire snowmobile club and also set you up for other great winter activities.
The Gunflint trail has some of the best hiking trails in the USA. In the wintertime you have to improvise to be able to hike these magnificent wild trails as they make their way thru forests and frozen lakes. We will make sure you are well equipped and the weather is right for you to have a splendid time. Once your back you can kick back, take a sauna and enjoy our beautiful BBQ and for larger groups our event center with an fully equipped kitchen capable of feeding large groups of up to 32 people.
The Minnesota State Walleye Record was taken from our beautiful Lake Saganaga less than a mile from our lodge. Come and enjoy some of the best game fishing in the USA. Our Lake is renowned for its huge walleye but it also is chock full of other great species such as Lake Trout, Northern Pike, Crappies, and bass. In the winter time come the Lake Trout Fishing is the perfect highlight to your escape to the Northwoods!
We have partnered with several local mushers and are now offering guided day trips into the BWCA with highly trained winter survivalists that will take you into the wilds of Northern Minnesota, set up a day camp, and help you catch a massive Lake Trout while enjoying their rustic but cozy hospitality. For the adventurous we can arrange overnight trips that you can base out of our lodge. This is an adventure that you will remember fondly for years to come.
Located on the Canadian Border we are positioned perfectly to get a glimpse of the Aurora or Northern Lights. They are very hard to predict but when they are out they are truly spectacular. We hope you and your family can come experience the Aurora!
The Gunflint Trail offers some of the best Cross Country Skiing in the USA. Come ski the Banadad and enjoy our relaxing lodge at the end of civilization to get some well deserved Zzz’s after a hard day of skiing. We will set you up with what you need to have a truly memorable once in a lifetime experience in our winter paradise.