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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Gunflint Hills Golf Course

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

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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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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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Cross River Lodge

Boat and motor rentals, Pontoon boat rentals, Horseback riding, Fishing guide service and Canoeing and kayaking
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Superior National Golf Course

27-hole public resort golf course.  Hugs the Poplar River, nestled between the ...

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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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Boundary Country Trekking Wilderness Adventures

For over fifty years, Boundary Country Trekking has specialized in providing the finest adventure vacations northeast Minnesota has to offer. We offer outfitted canoe trips ...

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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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Towering Pines Canopy Tour & Gunflint Riding Stables at Gunflint Lodge

Summer adventures include the Towering Pines Canopy Tour zip line, Gunflint Riding Stables, Boundary Waters canoe outfitting, fishing guides, and boat and motor rental. Upland ...

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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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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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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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Points Unknown Mindful Paddling & Guide Services and Dog Sled Adventures

Points Unknown offers unique, off-grid dog sledding experiences and lifestyle immersion programs that are educational in nature with a unique lodging option. Mindful paddling and ...

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Seagull Creek Fishing Camp

Seagull Creek Fishing Camp is a small, quiet resort at the edge of the BWCAW, which is owned and operated by ...

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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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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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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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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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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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Fireweed Bike COOP.

Fireweed Bike Coop is a community invested, locally owned, full service bike shop serving Northern MN with high quality cycling, climbing, and running gear.

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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Poplar Haus

Nestled in the heart of the Gunflint Trail Scenic Byway lies your launchpad to Northern Minnesota adventure. Located just outside the Boundary Waters Wilderness, we ...

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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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Boreal Community Media

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

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Hungry Jack Outfitters

Hungry Jack Canoe Outfitters provides gear, food, and advice for wilderness canoe trips in northeastern Minnesota’s Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness and Ontario’s ...

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Hungry Jack Lodge Resort & Campground

The staff at Hungry Jack Lodge Resort & Campground is here to help, guide, and assist you in making your vacation whatever you want it ...

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Way of the Wilderness Canoe Outfitters

Canoeists choose Way of the Wilderness for a variety of reasons:

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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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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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North Shore eBike

"See more of the shore" with electrically powered bikes. Rental and sales. By appointment by email: nsebike@gmail.com ...

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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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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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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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