Business & Group Events

Enjoy a business retreat, time with friends or any reason to have a group event in the Nothwoods.

Whether you’re planning a strategy session with your C-Suite, a team-building exercise with business leaders , or a thank-you reward for your top-performing sales force, Gunflint Lodge & Outfitters is the perfect location for your corporate getaway. Or maybe your group getaway is social in nature–a family reunion, women’s weekend, or couples retreat. Whatever your need is for a group gathering in a spectacular destination, Gunflint Lodge & Outfitters offers an all-inclusive suite of accommodations, meals, and activities to meet your needs!

Corporate Meetings

Set in the backyard of the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness, Gunflint Lodge is an intimate retreat that allows you uninterrupted time with your team to focus on your priorities–whether that is executive coaching or team-building. But the high-speed cable internet access in the Lodge, Boundary Waters Event Center, and cabins (including the five-bedroom cabin perfect for your small-team gatherings) means you can stay connected when you need to and still get your work done.

Social Events

Whether you are planning a family reunion for all ages or a or a class reunion, celebrating a momentous birthday or anniversary, or gathering a club or group of like-minded friends to participate in a shared activity, we have the space to meet your needs. Families can gather in their own small cabins for privacy and share joint meals at the Lodge or the Boundary Waters Event Center or can reserve a large cabin with a great room, big dining table, and even a hot tub. Ski teams, quilting clubs, and even Bachelorettes have gathered together on the shores of Gunflint Lake to forge bonds and make memories.

Team Building Adventures


The Northwoods offers a sanctuary like no other to host your quiet couples retreat, Bible study or meditation group. But if you are planning a men’s retreat to include fishing opportunities, a Women’s Wilderness Weekend, or a Scout or youth outing to build relationships, develop skills, and even earn merit badges, Gunflint Lodge & Outfitters can make it happen for you!

Our world-class restaurant team can cater your event, whether you want buffets for all meals or plated banquet dinners for a special event. Relax during your free time with guided hikes or canoe paddles, yoga or massage, or team-building events on the Towering Pines Canopy Tour or in the historic Voyageur Canoe. We’re just a short drive from the Duluth, the Twin Cities, or Rochester, or charter a flight to the Grand Marais Airport and we’ll pick your entire team up and transport you up the Gunflint Trail.