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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Border Lakes Tour Company

Join us up the Gunflint Trail for a guided day trip by canoe, foot, or snowshoe into the Boundary Waters Canoe Area. Our tours are ...

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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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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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Bear Track Outfitting & Fishing Charter

In The Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness  (BWCAW),  Canada’s Quetico Provincial Park, & Isle Royale National Park (an island on Lake Superior), and the ...

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Cook County Snowmobile Club Ridge Riders

Based out of Grand Marais, Minnesota, the Gunflint Trail system has got something for everyone. From Grand Marais to Gunflint Lake, our trail systems cover ...

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Clearwater Historic Lodge and Canoe Outfitters

The Gunflint Trail's Original Outfitter. Over 100 years of Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness (BWCAW) Outfitting. There are many outfitting services in the BWCAW, and hundreds ...

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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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Gunflint Hills Golf Course

Gunflint Hills Golf Course is located just over the Sawtooth Mountains, above the ...

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Boreal Community Media

Visit www.boreal-emergency.org - the leading on-line resource with information for dealing with emergencies at ...

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Cook County Community Center

Event space, commerical kitchen, Curling Club arena, outdoor ice rink, skateboard park, playground, ball diamond, tennis courts, 4H Log Building. 4th St. Horse & Dog ...

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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

Cook County Tennis Association

Cook County Tennis Association provides recreational tennis play throughout the summer at the five hard surface Cook County Tennis Courts, located in Grand Marais. Charles ...

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Borderland Lodge

Borderland Lodge (fka Cross River Lodge) is a small, family-owned resort located 45 miles up the beautiful Gunflint Trail. Guests staying in our newly renovated cabins ...

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