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Address: Gunflint Trail, Grand Marais, MN 55604
Phone Number: 12183882214
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Entry point to many lakes in the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness.

Entry point to many lakes in the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness.

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Easy canoeing vith a view

Beautiful lake with islands. Entry to the BWCAW. Easy portage to other lakes, or just fun staying on this lake for a short trip. Outfitters with canoe rental available on... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 5 days ago
Anita D
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Minneapolis, Minnesota, Usa
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Minneapolis, Minnesota, Usa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Beautiful lake with islands. Entry to the BWCAW. Easy portage to other lakes, or just fun staying on this lake for a short trip. Outfitters with canoe rental available on Gunflint trail.

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Grand Marais, Minnesota
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143 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 82 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The first large lake located adjacent to the Gunflint Trail. Located about half the way up the trail. With four resorts, three restaurants, three bars, and one canoe outfitter, Poplar lake offers a beautiful large but not too large lake with many islands, miles of wild shorelines, picnic islands,a camping island, great structure for fishing, and four different portage into... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Beautiful area, gives on a typical view of the whole area. Worth a visit, half way up the Gunflint trail from Grand Marais. We often stop at the historic/rustic Trail Center restaurant for lunch. Now a friendly refreshing stop with a great view of the southern end of Poplar Lake. Other Lodge restaurants along Poplar lake are also worth a... More 

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Eagle, Wisconsin
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2016

Caught northern, small mouth, and walleye. Easy lake to navigate with lots of hidden coves that are protected when it is windy. Seems like all of the coves held nice small mouth that kept the grandson very busy and happy.

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Saint Cloud, Minnesota
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2016

Wonderful lake full of islands and nature. Easy water to canoe and kayak in very clean and full of wildlife

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Hampton, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2016

I wish the weather and fishing were better. But the lake was fantastic. For boat owners watch for rocks.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2016 via mobile

Poplar lake is easily accessible with multiple lodges and restaurants up the gunflint trail. Paddle into the Boundry Waters or motor around the lake and fish or just enjoy the scenery.

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Davenport, Iowa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2016

Loved it here, spent three days in the Lodge rooms, Loved the Fireplace and Ida's Pizza.. Luxury in the North woods.... Every need met, Clean, friendly ... Don't mss this one! Didn't take a boat out, will this fall if my dog will sit still!!!! Fishing on the docks is good too!

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Grand Marais, Minnesota
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2015 via mobile

This lake is beautiful and filled with wildlife. Ducks, loons, and moose abound. Great fishing also. Explore an island or two. Excellent for kayaks and canoes. One of my fave lakes on Gunflint Trail plus my fave restaurant The Trail Center. Happy Fishing! Christine Wiger Grand Marais, MN

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Lino Lakes, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015

This lake is absolutely incredible! 800 acres of serenity and splendor. Don't miss the opportunity to canoe around and enjoy the expanse of evergreens and beautiful bluffs.

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