A Gunflint Sighting February 28, 2020 Written By: John White Looking For the Northern Lights When the cell phone alarm sounded around midnight, Mary rolled from bed and said she would check to see if the Northern Lights had mysteriously appeared. We were what Minnesotans call 'Way Up [...]
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Top 10 Things To Do On the Gunflint Trail In Winter Looking for outings, activities or adventures to do this winter? We've curated a list of our top 10 favorite things to do on the Gunflint Trail this winter! 1. Dog sledding Cruising over the snow in a sled pulled by a [...]
Fall Moose Viewing On the Gunflint Trail October 1, 2019 Written By: Joseph Friedrichs Where can we go see a moose? It's a question we get quite often here at Gunflint Lodge. And while we wish we had a simple and direct answer, the truth is, there's not [...]
Wildersmith on the Gunflint September 6, 2019 As summer comes to a close, Gunflint Trail resident historian and philosopher Fred Smith's thoughts turn to fall colors and bear and grouse hunting. "The Wildersmith" documents Gunflint Trail life weekly on WTIP, Grand Marais' public radio station, so stream, listen, and feel free to support this [...]
Five Best Things To Do On the Gunflint Trail In Autumn September 1, 2019 Written By: Joseph Friedrichs Each season on the Gunflint Trail creates and shares its own magic. Visitors and residents alike have a variety of reasons for which time of year makes the Gunflint and [...]
Justine Kerfoot's Canoe at Chik-Wauk August 24, 2019 People will travel for thousands of miles to see where Elvis Presley was born. Others marvel at jerseys or other memorabilia worn by professional athletes during the biggest games in sports history. Here on the Gunflint Trail, we gaze in awe and reverence at canoes. And in [...]
Wildersmith on the Gunflint August 23, 2019 Gunflint Trail resident historian and philosopher Fred Smith celebrates the blueberry harvest, blueberry pies at the Chik-Wauk Museum and the Blueberry Moon during Dark Skies observances! "The Wildersmith" documents Gunflint Trail life weekly on WTIP, Grand Marais? public radio station, so stream, listen, and feel free to [...]
Wildersmith on the Gunflint July 26, 2019 Gunflint Trail resident scribe Fred Smith sings that "Happy days are here" on the Gunflint Trail. Summer is in full swing and visitors to the Trail are enjoying a respite from the heat of locations to our south and celebrating summer with the annual Canoe Races, Biggest [...]
Wildersmith on the Gunflint July 19, 2019 Gunflint Trail resident historian and philosopher Fred Smith previews upcoming activities at the Chik-Wauk Museum, including a live display of Monarch caterpillars in the chrysalis stage of development progressing toward the day when they can be released as butterflies and a presentation by Thunder Bay Historian David [...]
Naturalist Activities: Making Your Own Soap Text and photographs by John Silliman Head Naturalist of Gunflint Lodge One of most popular crafts in the Gunflint Nature Program is Soap Making. It is also our most practical craft, as everyone needs soap. The activity starts out with a history of soap making, methods of soap making, [...]