Dark Skies in the BWCAW Written by: Caitlynn LaSota Life in the modern world is one of loud noises, pervasive smells, and bright lights. Exhausting, right? While this pace of life is coveted by some, it can be hard to find space to think with all the background chatter. The elements of nature only act [...]
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Viewing the Northern Lights at Gunflint Lodge & OutfittersBy John Silliman, Gunflint Lodge & Outfitters Head NaturalistPhotos By: Heidi Pinkerton, Root River Photography The Northern Lights are an amazing sight to see at Gunflint Lodge & Outfitters. Gunflint Lake has one of the best views of the Northern Lights in the lower [...]
Upcoming Dog Lover's Weekend April 16-19, 2020 Written By: John Silliman We have an exciting Dog Lover's Weekend coming up at Gunflint Lodge. This month, we are thrilled to welcome back Katina Stamp as our special dog trainer. She has been with us many times in the past [...]
MEA Weekend October 17, 2019 Written By: Joseph Friedrichs Okay, okay we admit it. More than a foot of snow fell on parts of the Gunflint Trail before we could officially say: "It's mid-October!" It was a bit of a shocker to some, but we don't get too [...]
The Seasons Are Changing - Important Dates to Know for Fishing and BWCAW Access In the Fall September 20, 2019 Written By: Joseph Friedrichs With the arrival of fall to the Gunflint Trail, there are some important dates to keep in mind along with the changing of the [...]
Photography Hike June 18, 2019 Text and Photographs by John Silliman Gunflint Lodge Head Naturalist We had a beautiful day for the Photography Hike yesterday. Along the way to Lookout Point, we talked about composing photographs, and identified many of the plants along the way. When we returned, we [...]
Boat Trip and Hike to Bridal Falls June 15, 2019 Pictures and Text by John Silliman Head Naturalist of Gunflint Lodge Today, we did our first Boat Trip and Hike to Bridal Falls of the year. It was very nice for our 6.5 mile pontoon trip to the [...]
Birds of the Gunflint Trail May 8, 2019 Text and photos by John Silliman Gunflint Lodge Head Naturalist We saw a lot of great birds on the Gunflint Trail in April. More birds, like the common loon and northern hawk owl, have arrived in May. It seems like I see new species [...]
Spring and Back to Winter May 3rd, 2019 Text and Pictures by John Silliman:Head Naturalist of Gunflint Lodge When I went walking on Sunday, birds were singing, water was flowing, most of the snow was gone, trees were budding, and green plants were just peeking out the ground. Spring had sprung. On Monday, [...]
Happy Dogs at Gunflint Lodge May 1st, 2019 Text and Pictures by John Silliman: Head Naturalist of Gunflint Lodge Last weekend, we had a Dog Lover's Weekend at Gunflint Lodge. Dogs are always welcome at this resort, but the Dog Lover's Weekend brings the the canine fun to a whole new level. We [...]