Planning your wilderness adventure starts here. We’re your source for northern Minnesota tourism information and guidance. We’ve curated this extensive list of dining, local services and shopping opportunities to help our visitors craft the perfect Cook County getaway.

Local businesses are essential to Cook County. They contribute to our culture and delight our visitors with extensive knowledge and expertise to share. If you have any questions along the way, we, and our local business owners, will be more than happy to help.

Browse our local service listing below. You can narrow your search by the communities you plan to visit. Be sure to click the Visit Cook County compass to add ideas to your trip planner. You can find and review your trip planner anytime under Plan – Trip Planner.

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Stone Harbor Wilderness Supply Co.

We are your Grand Marais outdoor adventure shop. Visit our store for guided tours, rentals, high quality gear and clothing. Tours and rentals: canoes, sea ...

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Golden Eagle Lodge & Nordic Ski Center

This is World-Class cross-country skiing at its best! The nationally renowned Central Gunflint Ski Trail System, owned jointly by Golden Eagle Lodge and Bearskin Lodge, ...

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Bearskin Lodge & Wilderness Outfitters

Sometimes, the best way to reconnect is to disconnect. How is it that when you set out to leave the world behind, the world is ...

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Voyageur Canoe Outfitters

Wilderness seekers look no further, for admittance into all entry points along the Gunflint Trail, outfit with Voyageur Canoe Outfitters. We are conveniently located with ...

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Seagull Canoe Outfitters & Cabins

From our base on Seagull Lake, we are pleased to offer you decades of experience, unparalleled attention to detail, ultra-high quality gear, delicious food, vast ...

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Loon Lake Lodge

Enjoy one of the few remaining original log constructed resorts on the Gunflint Trail. Wake up to the calls of loons and sunrise outside your ...

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Rockwood Lodge & Outfitters

Rockwood Lodge and Canoe Outfitters is a historic resort on Poplar Lake 31 miles up the Gunflint Trail from Grand Marais with direct entry into the ...

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Sugarloaf Cove Nature Center

Breathtaking views of Lake Superior and scenic Sugarloaf Point await you. Log cabin visitor center offers exhibits and gift shop. Programs offered throughout the year.

Tuscarora Lodge & Canoe Outfitters

As a full service, year-round, resort and outfitter we offer a wide range of equipment, bunkhouses, breakfast, showers, and six lakeside cabins. Tuscarora, Round Lake's ...

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Boundary Country Trekking Outdoor Adventures

Guests come here for the adventure and outdoor connection we offer. Thriving in all seasons, our adventure trips, in partnership with + Read More

Points Unknown: Canoe, Snowshoe, Hiking and Sled Dog Adventures

Points Unknown offers unique, off grid lodging and activity experiences. Mindful paddling ...

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Sawbill Canoe Outfitters & Campground

Whether you are a beginner or expert, we can help you have a successful trip in the BWCA. We are conveniently located on Sawbill Lake ...

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Gunflint Lodge & Outfitters

Gunflint Lodge & Outfitters is Your Home in the Northwoods. Whether you’re planning a romantic getaway, family reunion, or outdoor adventure, you’ll find ...

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Nor’wester Lodge and Canoe Outfitters

Nor'wester Lodge & Canoe Outfitters has been one of the most unforgettable Northern Minnesota vacation spots for over 80 years. Located on the historic Gunflint Trail ...

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Sawtooth Outfitters

Canoes • Kayaks • Bikes • Skis • Guided Tours • Outdoor Gear  • Apparel Our knowledgeable staff can assist with everything you need to make your North Shore adventure a ...

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Gunflint Pines Resort & Campground

Whether you want to stay in a cabin, camp in a tent on the lakeshore, bring your camper or stay in a camping cabin we ...

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Wilderness Canoe Base

What type of experiences are available at Wilderness Canoe Base? Because of our unique program and location, there are many different ...

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Clearwater Historic Lodge and Canoe Outfitters

The Gunflint Trail's Original Outfitter. Over 100 years of BWCA Outfitting. There are many outfitting services in the BWCA, and hundreds of routes to choose from. ...

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Big Bear Lodge

Big Bear Lodge is a small quiet resort 31 miles up the Gunflint Trail on Poplar lake. We offer lakeside cabins and guest rooms. All cabins ...

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Heston’s Lodge

Family owned and operated since 1943.
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