MEA Weekend October 17, 2019 Written By: Joseph Friedrichs Okay, okay… we admit it. More than a foot of snow fell on parts of the Gunflint Trail before we could officially say: “It’s mid-October!” It was a bit of a shocker to some, but we don’t get too [...]
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Howling With Wolves Package A unique and truly wild wilderness experience you won't forget! September 9-12, 2019 October 14 - 17, 2019 November 12 - 15, 2019 $220 Value Here in the Northwoods we're the newcomers. The natives are the wolves, moose, deer, bear and other forest critters. A healthy [...]
The Seasons Are Changing - Important Dates to Know for Fishing and BWCAW Access In the Fall September 20, 2019 Written By: Joseph Friedrichs With the arrival of fall to the Gunflint Trail, there are some important dates to keep in mind along with the changing of the [...]
Photography Hike June 18, 2019 Text and Photographs by John Silliman Gunflint Lodge Head Naturalist We had a beautiful day for the Photography Hike yesterday. Along the way to Lookout Point, we talked about composing photographs, and identified many of the plants along the way. When we returned, we [...]
Boat Trip and Hike to Bridal Falls June 15, 2019 Pictures and Text by John Silliman Head Naturalist of Gunflint Lodge Today, we did our first Boat Trip and Hike to Bridal Falls of the year. It was very nice for our 6.5 mile pontoon trip to the [...]
Birds of the Gunflint Trail May 8, 2019 Text and photos by John Silliman Gunflint Lodge Head Naturalist We saw a lot of great birds on the Gunflint Trail in April. More birds, like the common loon and northern hawk owl, have arrived in May. It seems like I see new species [...]
Spring and Back to Winter May 3rd, 2019 Text and Pictures by John Silliman: Head Naturalist of Gunflint Lodge When I went walking on Sunday, birds were singing, water was flowing, most of the snow was gone, trees were budding, and green plants were just peeking out the ground. Spring had sprung. On Monday, [...]
Happy Dogs at Gunflint Lodge May 1st, 2019 Text and Pictures by John Silliman: Head Naturalist of Gunflint Lodge Last weekend, we had a Dog Lover's Weekend at Gunflint Lodge. Dogs are always welcome at this resort, but the Dog Lover's Weekend brings the the canine fun to a whole new level. We have [...]
Looking Back on Books in the Woods April 18, 2019 Text and Pictures by John Silliman: Head Naturalist of Gunflint Lodge Gretchen Anthony In the first weekend in April, we co-hosted the 20th and final Books in the Woods event with Valley Bookseller of Stillwater, Minnesota. I have personally been involved in [...]
How to Fish the Border Lakes April 10, 2019 Written By: Joseph Friedrichs When it comes to fishing on Gunflint Lake and other border waters along the Gunflint Trail, one of the questions we are asked most often is: “How do we fish legally in Canada?” It’s an [...]