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Gunflint Trail

MN
+1 800-338-6932
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Boreal Delight

Find you and your family venturing onto a road into the boreal forests. This road has camping and... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Allisonspring
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Asheville, North Carolina
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This is a great way to see the area but with long drives and no internet connection you should know... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Eran O
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Chicago, Illinois, United States
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Passing through the Superior National Forest, this trail offers lodge-to-lodge skiing.
  • Excellent62%
  • Very good25%
  • Average11%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
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“paved road” (5 reviews)
“grand marais” (7 reviews)
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"paved road"
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"grand marais"
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"towering pines"
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"northern minnesota"
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"visiting the north shore"
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"great scenery"
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"nature center"
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"canopy tour"
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"wildlife"
in 5 reviews
"lakes"
in 15 reviews
"camping"
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"canoe"
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"landscape"
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"eagles"
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Find you and your family venturing onto a road into the boreal forests. This road has camping and lakes and swamps on all sides. If you are lucky you can even see a Moose! We did not, but this did not decrease our enjoyment. We...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is a great way to see the area but with long drives and no internet connection you should know which trails you want to do and where to stop. The Museum and nature center at the end of the trail are very interesting and...More

1  Thank Eran O
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My son has been wanting to do a zip line tour for quite a while. We decided that our first outing should be on the Towering Pines Canopy Tour. We did not regret our decision. The tour was affordable, the guides were accommodating, professional and...More

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Reviewed October 1, 2017 via mobile

County Highway 12 heading north and then west out of Grand Marais for almost 60 miles is the Gunflint Trail. I was in Grand Marais for a photography workshop and we went to multiple locations along and just off the trail. There are vistas, trails,...More

1  Thank dsj5777
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Reviewed August 9, 2017

We had time while visiting the North Shore so we drove 1/2 way up the Gunflint to Poplar Lake and back. You are definitely away from it all - if you are looking for peace & solitude this is it. We were not looking to...More

2  Thank sd2travel
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Reviewed June 30, 2017

Although we didn't plan to we took the whole trail in our search for the elusive moose. The landscape is nice - much like most of northern Minnesota. it was interesting to see the areas where the fire went through and the regrowth - many...More

1  Thank minnesotamomoftwo
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Reviewed May 2, 2017

Take this 45 mile ride up the trail to see some great scenery! Lots of interesting places to stop and take pictures and near the end stop at the Gunflint Lodge for some libations and the walleye chowder! Enjoy.....

2  Thank mcdonapa
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Reviewed September 15, 2016

Whether you love to hike, canoe, kayak or are an outdoor enthusiast, or not, the Gunflint Trail is a 'must-see' destination. The trail itself is a smoothly paved road winding through a tunnel of tall timbers and crystal lakes. You'll delight in the scenery as...More

1  Thank toes-sand-toes
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Reviewed August 2, 2016 via mobile

Another special area, the Gunflint Trail offers a paved road into a beautiful wilderness area complete with lakes, hiking trails, a museum and portage canoe outfitters. Be sure to dress appropriately for the season. Take lots of water for hydration, bug spray, swim suits, goodies...More

1  Thank Darryl L
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Reviewed July 26, 2016

The Gunflint has been my home away from home since I could walk. My mother was a guide in the BWCA as I was growing up and I always got to tag along. There are hundreds of miles of trails for hikers ranging from mild...More

Thank Annie F
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