Whatever the season, let Cook County take your MN getaway to the max. With so many things to do, the only question is what's not to do? Get back to nature along the Gunflint Trail. Experience the charm of Grand Marais and casino action in Grand Portage. Soak up the breathtaking beauty of the 200-mile Superior Hiking Trail, accessible from many points including Lutsen-Tofte trailheads. And speaking of what not to do, don't try to pack everything into one trip. Just pick up where you left off on your next visit to Cook County.
For more information about activites in Cook County, go to:
Lutsen-Tofte | Grand Marais | Gunflint Trail | Grand Portage
Dig a little deeper, and you'll discover that Cook County's arrowhead region is brimming with turn-of-the-century heritage, native culture and scores of historical sites and museums.
Grand Portage National Monument Heritage Center in Grand Portage
Grand Portage State Park Visitor's Center in Grand Portage
Chik-Wauk Museum and Nature Center on the Gunflint Trail
Cross-River Heritage Center in Schroeder
Sugarloaf Interpretive Center near Schroeder
Cook County Historical Society and Historic Sites in Grand Marais
North Shore Commercial Fishing Museum in Tofte
Cook County Historical Tour
National Register of Historical Places in Cook County
Overlooking Lake Superior. 27 holes. 888-564-6543/218-663-7195
Four miles north of the Grand Marais harbor on the Gunflint trail. 218-387-9988
June 15, 2013 - view classic cars in beautiful Grand Marais. More information.
Superior National Forest is named a "Globally Important Birding Area" by the American Bird Conservancy.
Grand Marais Area
Superior National Forest Birding Checklist
North Shore Birds
Minnesota State Parks Checklists for Birds
Northern Ecology at North House Folk School
Flora & Fauna
We won't let you go home empty-handed, and once you've perused all the shopping opportunities, you might not want to go home at all.
The perfect end to a busy day on the snow is a bustling night on the town, and we raise the roof with local bands, regional acts and all sorts of merriment. Events Calendar.
Nothing warms you up like a good meal, and after a day on the the trails, lakes, or the seclusion of a forest, you'll need all the sustenance you can get. What's for dinner?
Grand Marais Dining
Gunflint Trail Dining
Grand Portage Dining
Northeastern Minnesota isn't just rich in scenic splendor, it's rich in culture, too. And, while your glasses might fog up on the way in, you'll see hundreds of beautiful pieces by local artists in any one of our many art galleries.
USDA Forest Service - Superior National Forest and Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness
Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness reservation website
Quetico Provincial Park Remote Border Crossing Permits
Find Cook County Naturalist Program Activities for all ages by going to the Events Calendar .
Minnesota DNR Family Activities
Superior National Forest Family and Kids' Activities and Curriculum
Superior National Forest "Just for Kids"
Public Tennis Courts available to the residents of,
and the visitors to, Cook County Minnesota.
Cook County Tennis Association