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Overview

Gunflint Lodge, located on the Gunflint Trail, boasts of the beautiful beach front area, docks, and hiking trails for the outdoor enthusiasts. No need for a pool when the Canadian bordered lake provides a one mile wide by eight mile long outlet for numerous activities. Here at Gunflint Lodge, we have a unique getaway experience that simultaneously awards guests with an unforgettable northwoods adventure and a style of relaxation at its finest. This classy establishment has had its doors open since 1927 and we pride ourself in luxurious cabins, delicious cookery and service with excellence!

moose at gunflintExcursions include, but are not limited to, snow shoe trails, horse back riding, guided naturalist activities, fishing guides, canoes, and motored boats for your pleasure. The lodge is affiliated with the Gunflint Trail Nordic Ski System consisting of nearly 200 km of groomed ski trails just waiting for your arrival. All these enjoyable escapades will leave you craving the luscious delights of the wonderful full service restaurant. Conveniently found in the main lodge are the obliging front desk, trendy gift store, and accommodating lounge with a cozy dining room. Just next store, the conference center is at the guests’ disposal for various purposes including high speed internet access. Distinctively, almost all log cabins have a lovely view of the lake. Fireplaces are featured in all cabins and please inquire about the cabins with saunas, hot tubs and washer/dryers. As there is no cable television, VCR’s are provided in the cabins with a complimentary and extensive movie collection.

Delightfully, you will not be interrupted by any telephones or cell phones as there is no reception. The northern lights are a sight to behold during your stay at the exclusive Gunflint Lodge.

Northern Minnesota is home to the famous Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness - the largest canoeing wilderness in the United States. fishing poles on gunflint dockThere are over 1,000 clear water lakes in this million-plus acre wilderness. The Gunflint Trail (a 60-mile paved road) is in the Laurentian Highlands, with hundreds of deep rocky lakes scoured out by the glaciers
centuries ago. Some of the waters flow to the Atlantic and some to the Arctic. This area has the finest lake trout fishing in mid-America and is home to a significant moose population.

The Gunflint Trail area offers a variety of disbursed canoe entry points, so canoeists can get into the wilderness quickly and without going down long and busy entry lakes. In addition, you have the scenic beauty of the North Shore Drive along Lake Superior as you come north to the Gunflint from Minneapolis/St. Paul or Duluth.

 

Dining at Gunflint

Click Here for more info on our fabulous dining experience here at Gunflint Lodge. Choose from fine dining at Justine's or something more casual at The Red Paddle Bistro!


 

Gunflint Lodge Boundary Waters Conference Center


Gunflint Lodge, free from the disruptions of a busy urban environment, offers the tranquility and freshness of the great northwoods that allows creativity and productivity to flow naturally.

Gracious hospitality, casual elegance and a full range of professional services and amenities make Gunflint Lodge an exceptional choice for distinctive - and memorable - group meetings and events.


Gunflint conference center


Gunflint conference centerThe Gunflint Lodge Boundary Waters Conference Center offers the features and amenities of a fully-equipped meeting facility with the personal service one can find only in a smaller, first-class resort. The main room, hand-crafted using native pine timbers, and with a great fireplace made of indigenous granite, is decorated with colorful artifacts that tell of the area's rich natural and cultural history. Designed inside and out with the northwoods in mind, the Gunflint's Boundary Waters Conference Center has the feel of the perfect counterpart to it's magnificent natural setting.

Complete break service areas and secondary meeting rooms are nearby; all special equipment and support services are right at hand; options for group size, room configurations and customized programs and packages are entirely flexible. Every meeting at Gunflint is a special event treated with the personal attention that ensures success with ease.

free wireless internet at gunflintThe room accommodates groups as large as 95 people and AV request can be met for any and all audio-visual requirements.

FREE Wireless Internet is available in the Conference Center!

At your request, we will send you a complementary Conference Planning Kit, just call 1.800.328.3325.

 

Personal Therapeutic Massage

Our professional massage therapist is ready to sooth away your stress and get you on the way to
a relaxing vacation. Jenny uses Swedish massage techniques and offers either ½ or full hour massages. Massages are available by appointment and we encourage you to reserve them when you make your
initial reservation.

• 1/2 hour massage is $75.00
• full hour massage is $129.00

 

About Your Accommodations

We offer three basic types of accommodations: Classic Cabins, Gunflint Lake Homes, and Romantic
Cottages. You are invited to be our guest on one of our many packages, and you may choose the
cabin type you prefer, or you may rent the cabin on a housekeeping basis without any package
format.

 Classic Cabins   These are all situated along the shore of Gunflint Lake and they all feature wood
burning fireplaces, plush bedding and linen, some with a private sauna, and a VCR and CD music
systems. All have a kitchen or kitchenette with a refrigerator, and a few are equipped with a washer and dryer. They vary from one to four bedrooms in size, and all the cabins with two bedrooms or more have
at least two full bathrooms.

  Gunflint Lake Homes   These cabins have most of the comforts of home, and then some. These luxurious lakeside cabins feature rock fireplaces, a private sauna, well appointed kitchen with dishwasher, microwave and refrigerator, washer and dryer, DVD player, CD music systems, a patio or deck with grill and a multi person whirlpool spa. These cabins vary from two to four bedrooms in size, with a private bath for each bedroom.

  Romantic Cottages   Designed with comfort and romance in mind. Cozy one bedroom lakeside cabins
feature a stone fireplace, two person spa, well appointed kitchen, washer and dryer, DVD player,
CD music system, steam shower, and a deck with grill.

Pow Wow Lodge: A large lake home with 5 bedrooms, 3 baths, a huge rock fireplace, full kitchen, 3 season BBQ area, back yard patio, lake porch, social room, and a garage. This comes with wireless wi-fi and satellite television. It is an ideal home for families, or for a womens group. There is sleeping for up to 10 people.

Jacques Cabin (cabin #3) Back many years ago Florence and Lee Jacques spent the winter with
us writing and illustrating for their upcoming books and dioramas in major museums. This cabin
oozes with the history of Gunflint going all the way back to 1928, and at this point it is the oldest
remaining cabin at the resort. You will be very comfortable in this cabin, but it best fits guests that
like an historic building.

Canoer Cabins Bunkhouse style accommodations ranging in size from 4 to 6 beds, cold running water for the sinks and toilets, basic furniture. A small fridge is also included in the Canoer Cabins. Complete bathroom facilities are available in the nearby main outfitters building. Charcoal cooking grills are available in the nearby pavilion. (Available May through September)

Rustic Cabins Private bunkhouse units (several units per building) ranging in size from 4 to 9 bunk beds. Complete bathroom facilities are available in the nearby main outfitters building. Charcoal cooking grills are available in the nearby pavilion. (Available May through September)

Available with all accommodations: bird seed to feed the birds, cracked corn for the ducks in the summer, an invitation to join in activities of our Wilderness Adventure Program, all hiking and snowshoeing trails, assistance of our Adventure Concierge in planning your vacation activities while you are at Gunflint, a 16 foot royalex canoe, kayaks, and tubes at the waterfront.



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