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Outdoor Activities are endless on the Gunflint Trail, especially when you're staying at Voyageur Canoe Outfitters. You can hike, bike, and canoe around Minnesota's Boundary Waters Canoe Area and Superior National forest.

    There are many hiking trails in the area waiting to be explored. With towering pines, meandering streams and abundant wildlife, hiking in the vast wilderness is a favorite activity of our guests.

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    Try mountain biking for a quicker overview of the area. The scenery provides a beautiful backdrop. You will notice the smell of pine needles while pedaling through the woods.

Hiking and Biking Trails

  Day trips taken by by canoe are a wonderful adventure. No need to break your back portaging, just bring a daypack and 'you're set.' Explore the BWCA without all the gear!

  1. Gulf - Romance
    Hike into Gulf Lake on our Trail. We have two canoes on Gulf for our guests' use. Picnic, pike fish or tour the lake. Canoe across Gulf and take a 10-yard portage into Romance Lake. See the scars of the 1995 forest fire or fish for Smallmouth. You will see no other people.
  2. Morris
    Paddle or tow to James Bay & portage 80 rods into Morris Lake. There's great Walleye, Pike and Smallmouth fishing, also no people.

3.   Sag - Red Rock -Alpine -Seagull
     This loop is a 8-12 hour day trip. There are 3 lakes, no motors, great wildlife. A neat BWCA experience. Shorten to 5 - 7 hours by using a tow to Red Rock Portage.

4.  Seagull Lake
     Day trip and explore Seagull. 1999 is the first year for no motors on this lake. Canoe past 75-foot palisades stop and hike to the top for a wonderful experience.

5. Silver Falls
    Take a tow to Hook Island. Paddle into Canada via the Cache Bay Ranger station. Paddle three hours to silver falls. During this adventure you can even stop and view an Indian pictograph.

6. Larch Creek
    Begin your adventure in Larch lake passing through Clove Lake cruising down Granite River and into Gunflint Lake. This one-day wilderness adventure has it all, great fishing beautiful river scenery, small creek paddling and a short portage.

Our guests at Voyageur Canoe Outfitters enjoy many other varied activities including horseback riding, berry picking, photography, birding and wildlife viewing. You can take day trips to historic Grand Marais or visit the Grand Portage Casino. Thunder Bay Canada is not far. Just ask us! We are eager to give you tips and advice to make your trip an enjoyable and memorable one.

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