2017 Gunflint Trail Canoe Races - 40th Anniversary
143 S. Gunflint Lake
Grand Marais, MN 55604
This year marks the 40th anniversary of the Gunflint Trail Canoe Races, which is a fundraiser for the Gunflint Trail Volunteer Fire Department. This year there will be 16 canoe races for multiple ages and abilities, silent and live auctions, a food tent, and more than 100 raffle items.
This event is held at the Gunflint Lodge Waterfront on the south shore of Gunflint Lake.
The event times are as follows:
4:00 pm-7:30 pm Silent Auction
4:00 pm Kids Fun events begin
4:30 pm Food service begins
6:00 pm Canoe Races begin with the long distance race followed by many age and gender races with gunnel pumping as the finale.
Race registration is at the waterfront.
6:00 pm General Raffle begins with items donated by our generous local merchants!
The Canoe Races are sponsored by the neighbors and friends of the upper Gunflint Trail. Proceeds from this event go to the Gunflint Trail Volunteer Fire Department.
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