Chik-Wauk Museum & Nature Center Opening for the Season
May 29 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm$2 – $5
Discover History’s Wild Side
Housed in the historic Chik-Wauk Lodge on beautiful Saganaga Lake, Chik-Wauk Museum and Nature Center presents the area’s cultural and natural history through interpretive and interactive exhibits. Learn about the Gunflint Trail’s prehistoric beginnings and people who helped shape today’s unique, rural community, including Native Americans, Voyageurs, miners, loggers, resort owners and current residents.
A network of nature trails crisscross Chik-Wauk’s 50-acre grounds. Plan to immerse yourself in the Gunflint Trail forest with Chik-Wauk’s family-focused, naturalist program.
To reach Chik-Wauk, follow the Gunflint Trail (Cook County Road 12) 55 miles from Grand Marais, MN to Moose Pond Drive (Cook County Road 81). Turn right and travel 1/4 mile to the entry gate for Chik-Wauk Museum & Nature Center.
Chik-Wauk Museum and Nature Center is a partnership of the Gunflint Trail Historical Society and Superior National Forest, Gunflint Ranger District.
Campus will be open daily from May 29 – October 17, 2021
Cost: $5 adults (19 & older), $2 children (5 – 18), Free under 5
Museum and Interpretive Cabin 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Nature Center 11 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Watercraft Building 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.
New temporary exhibit this year “Come meet the Powell Family”.
See you this season!