Wildersmith on the Gunflint February 8, 2019 Gunflint Trail resident historian and philosopher Fred Smith shares sitings of a wolf pack, a bull moose, and a hungry fox. “The Wildersmith”, documents Gunflint Trail life weekly on WTIP, Grand Marais’ public radio station, so stream, listen, and feel free to support this voice in the wilderness. Learn More [...]
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Birds of the Gunflint Trail February 5, 2019 Text and photos by John Silliman Gunflint Lodge Head Naturalist We have a nice variety of birds on the Gunflint Trail right now. Not only do we have the year-round residents like the black-capped chickadees and the common ravens, we also have some seasonal [...]
Valentine's Day on the Gunflint Trail February 4, 2019 In many parts of the country, Valentine’s Day is overlooked when it comes to spending time outside engaged with winter activities. It’s understandable, as all the pavement in a city doesn’t lend itself to getting outdoors at this time of year. On the [...]
Wildersmith on the Gunflint February 1, 2019 Gunflint Trail resident historian and philosopher Fred Smith muses on the record-cold temperatures and the canine stars of the John Beargrease Sled Dog Race. “The Wildersmith”, documents Gunflint Trail life weekly on WTIP, Grand Marais’ public radio station, so stream, listen, and feel free to support this voice in the [...]
Wildersmith on the Gunflint Jan 25, 2019 Gunflint Trail resident historian and philosopher Fred Smith answers the question "How cold was it?", recounts wildlife sitings of chickadees, nuthatches, jay birds, pine grosbeaks and a trio of mooses, and advises on spectating the John Beargrease Sled Dog Marathon. “The Wildersmith”, documents Gunflint Trail life weekly on WTIP, Grand [...]
Bootlegger Handcrafted Dinner & Cocktails November 17 6:30 p.m. The Bootlegger Handcrafted Dinner & Cocktails is an evening to remember. Your night will begin with handcrafted cocktails, expertly paired with a gourmet menu cooked up by our own Chef Adam Treeful. You will be guided through the dinner and tasting while enjoying music and [...]
October 27, 2018 A party in the Haunted Northwoods so fun it's scary! Take a haunted hayride through the forest and you'll come face-to-face with some of the scariest characters of the Northwoods! Rumor has it that spirits of Gunflint Trail settlers haunts these woods. So does 10 Fingers, known to chop off the [...]
Hunting Wives Getaway November 8-10, 2019 November 15-17, 2019 November 22-24, 2019 Is your husband, boyfriend or S.O. headed out to the woods for hunting with the guys? Then grab a group of girlfriends and head north to the woods for some quality girl time in "dear camp." Forget roughing it. You'll relax in [...]
Gunflint Lake Cabin Fever Days February 24, 2018 Fight back at Cabin Fever! Get out and enjoy winter with this celebration of all things wintery, then come in from the cold and enjoy a Wintery Mixer ! This is the perfect opportunity to get outside and celebrate all the things we love about winter! [...]
February 4, 2018 2-4 p.m. What do you do when football fans invade your home town? Escape the crowds, escape the traffic and get outta town! Before long hordes of fans and press will crowd into the Twin Cities metro area for the Super Bowl, bringing with them noise, traffic and headaches. Where do [...]