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Surrounded by the Boundary Waters Canoe Area and the Quetico Provincial Park are many rustic and luxurious lodges, hotels, resorts and cabins that are available for daily or weekly rental. Whether your interests are fishing, hiking, snowmobiling, mountain biking, canoeing, skiing, dog sledding or snow shoeing you may experience sensory overload at the abundance of recreational opportunities.

Get your Boundary Waters and Quetico Park Maps here.

Note: There are no structures available "inside the interior" of the Boundary Waters or Quetico Park. All facilities represented here are in the periphery area.

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You may visit the Web sites linked below or go directly to our Quick Request Lodging Forms to get information mailed to you or a call back.

In The Eastern BWCA Area
Including Arrowhead Trail - Sawbill Trail - Grand Marais - Gunflint Trail - HWY 61 - North Shore, Minnesota

Cascade Lodge and Restaurant
East of Lutsen, Minnesota
Next to Cascade River State Park
218 387-1112 or 800-322-9543

A landmark property on the North Shore of Lake Superior providing warm hospitality for nearly 85 years. Cascade Lodge on the North Shore of Lake Superior featuring log cabins, a historic main lodge and motel units. Miles of wild, scenic and accessible Lake Superior shoreline interspersed with ledge rock and cobblestone beaches unspoiled by any development. Completely surrounded by one of Minnesota's finest state parks, Cascade River State Park with the nationally recognized Superior Hiking Trail and 60 km of cross country skiing coming right to your door. Excellent restaurant and pub onsite serving hand crafted meals daily. 10 minutes to the quaint village of Grand Marais or the Lutsen Mountains ski area.

moose Golden Eagle Lodge and Cabins
28 miles up the Gunflint Trail / County Road 12 from downtown Grand Marais
800-346-2203 or 218-388-2203

Is truly a hideaway all year round. Unspoiled and Unforgettable, sitting on the North Shore of Flour Lake, we are the only Resort and Residents. The resort offers lakefront, modern housekeeping cabins all with private docks, picnic tables & barbecues. These vacation homes are spaced to allow privacy from one another. Some cabins have large decks and/or porches for all seasons. The lodge offers two Barrier Free cabins for people with limited mobility. You’ll also find complete boat and motor and canoe rentals. With the many family activities available, you’ll enjoy a sand swimming beach and a Teepee Nature Center with planned activities for all ages.

moose Gunflint Lodge and Canoe Outfitters
45 miles
up the Gunflint Trail / County Road 12 from downtown Grand Marais
800-328-3325 or 218-388-2294

Year round wilderness vacation resort in Northeastern Minnesota, on the Gunflint Trail just north of Grand Marais. We have been entertaining guests since the 1920s with both excitement and relaxation. Our winter vacations are some of the best in the state and our summer vacations are sure to leave you more than satisfied. Here at the Gunflint Lodge, we strive to provide you with your ultimate escape into the woods. We invite you to relax in our cabins, feast in our dining rooms, and play in our outdoors. Welcome to Gunflint Lodge!


Gunflint Pines Resort Cabins and Lakeshore Campground
46 miles
up the Gunflint Trail / County Road 12 from downtown Grand Marais
800-533-5814 or 218-388-4454

On Gunflint Lake with 6 lakeside cabins, 19 campsites and camping cabins six modern private lakeside cabins. Lodge with store, marina, sauna, boat, motor, and canoe rental. Camping cabins are great for a quick overnight before or after a canoe trip. They also make a great bunkhouse for a fishing trip with the guys. Families with young children have been finding them an economical way to vacation.


Lutsen Resort
On Lake Superior just west of Lutsen, Minnesota
218-206-8157 or 855-250-2811

Listed on  National Geographic Traveler Magazine’s  “Stay List”, this spectacular resort on Lake Superior’s shore has the best of North Wood’s Tradition with all the contemporary amenities. Lakeside lodging includes the Historic Lodge, Luxury Condos & Townhomes, Sea Villas and Log Cabins. In-room fireplaces and Jacuzzis. Lakeside restaurant, pub, 2 swimming pool/whirlpool/sauna complexes, 9 hole “pitch & putt” & disc golf, Superior National Golf Course adjacent. Massage and Wellness Center.  Many complimentary activities include guided sea-kayak tours and hikes, yoga, fly-fishing classes, naturalist programs, kid’s programs, xc ski tours and snowshoe tours, live music and much more!


Mountain Inn at Lutsen
On the Lutsen Mountain Ski Area
855-458-8736 or 218-663-7084

Start Your Relaxation and Adventure Here.
Lodging includes a light breakfast at nearby lakeside Lutsen Resort. A small inn at Lutsen Mountains offering relaxation and recreation for the budget traveler. This cozy property is located at the base of the Lutsen Mountains Ski Area and is a few minutes drive from Lake Superior. All the renowned Lutsen amenities and activities are nearby: Downhill skiing/snowboarding, golf, alpine slide and tram ride, hiking & biking trails, State Parks, massage, great dining venues and galleries & shopping.


Nelson's Travelers Rest
In Downtown Grand Marais, Minnesota
218-387-1464 or 800-249-1285

Open May - October with one cabin open all winter
kitchenettes, color cable and HBO, fireplaces with free firewood, walking distance to harbor and shopping, large mature trees, Lake Superior view, outdoor BBQ grills, trails to park, pool and Lake. Traveler's Rest is a family orientated and reasonably priced resort with 7 cabins and 2 duplexes. When you stay 4 or more days you save 10%.


Seagull and Saganaga Lake Cabins
Gunflint Trail 55 miles
up the Gunflint Trail / County Road 12 from downtown Grand Marais

For those wishing the comfort of a bed and shower our modern housekeeping cabins on Seagull and Saganaga Lakes are just for you! Seagull Lake is a beautiful island studded lake where over half of the lake is limited to paddlers only. It is a great option for those wishing to day trip by canoe. Saganaga is a fishing paradise and home to many trophy walleyes. Located on Seagull and Saganaga Lakes at the end of the Gunflint Trail. Open May to October.

moose Solbakken Resort and Lakeshore Cabins
Lutsen, Minnesota
218-663-7566  or 800-435-3950

A quiet, family run resort on Minnesota's north shore of Lake Superior offers you a retreat from the world. From cabins nestled along the shore, fireplace suites in our historic main log lodge, motel rooms overlooking the lake, a lake home for larger groups, as well as a beautiful home overlooking Caribou Lake, we provide a base for you to experience the Northwoods.  Activities include guided fishing trips and hikes, rental of canoes, pontoons, skis or snowshoes, shuttles to hiking and skiing, and summer Bar-BQ's.


Voyageur Canoe Outfitters Cabins
Gunflint Trail 56 miles
up the Gunflint Trail / County Road 12 from downtown Grand Marais
888-226-6348 or 218-388-2224

Our Lodging lets you enjoy the wilderness without sacrificing your comfort. Spend your days in the woods or on the water and return to the comforts of home. All of our units and cabins are decorated in woodsy decor and are fully equipped for your stay away from home. Each living room has a futon sleeper for additional bed space. We provide linens, towels, and cookware for use. The kitchens have a refrigerator, stove, oven, microwave, and small appliances. Complete and partial canoe outfitting for the BWCA and Quetico Park Canoe areas. Mention and receive 10% off all canoe outfitting!

In The Western BWCA Area
Including Babbit - Buyck - Crane Lake - Echo Trail - Ely - Fernberg Trail, Minnesota
moose Canoe Country Outfitters Cabins
Located on Moose Lake, 20 miles east of Ely
218-365-4046 or 800-752-2306

The housekeeping cabins are modern and fully furnished. All you provide is your food supplies, bath towels, and fishing gear. Fish by boat & motor on the Moose Lake Chain and Basswood Lake, plus visit other remote lakes that are canoe-only. Our services include boat-motor-canoe rentals, live bait, guide service, convenience store, laundry facility, hiking trails, playground. Outfitting for overnight canoe trips also available.

moose La Tourell's Resort
Located on Moose Lake, 23 miles east of Ely
218-365-4531 or 800-365-4531

The closest resort & outfitter in the area to Basswood Lake, the Canadian border and wilderness fishing. We are a family operation that has been catering to fishing enthusiasts for three generations. Offering modern housekeeping cabins, boats, motors, and complete and partial canoe trip outfitting.

moose Timber Trail Lodge
On Farm Lake 7 miles northeast of Ely
218-365-4879 or 800-777-7348

[ Mention and get 10% off any cabin rental in June ]
Located in the midst of one of nature's most outstanding achievements - Minnesota's Northwoods and the Boundary Waters Canoe Area. The harmony and serenity of the lakes and woodlands found here is felt in the presence of this rugged, primitive wilderness that surrounds you throughout your stay. This is truly a land unaltered by man, where wolves roam, eagles soar and moose wander alongside the water; created only by the forces of time. Come see this corner of the world and experience the beauty and intrigue that's all its own. + Resort Facility with Direct Access to the BWCA. 
+ Lake Shore Cabins + Resort Naturalist & Activities
+ Boundary Waters Camping & Canoe Trips
+ Guided Fishing Trips + Natural Sand Beach
+ Miles Of Hiking Trails + Day Canoe Trips
+ Motel Units + Lake Shore Camping
+ Unique Wilderness Experience for Outdoor Enthusiast and their Families

In The Atikokan - Ontario Canada Area
Including Atikokan - HWY 11
moose Canoe Canada Lodge and Fly In Outpost Cabin Trips
In Atikokan, Ontario

A Unique And Relaxing Wilderness Vacation
Here you can fish, swim and explore on your own remote lake in the heart of the great Canadian Shield country. With a comfortable cabin, excellent equipment including new outboard motors and newer boats. You can relax and escape the pressures of schedules and telephones. Any Parties taking a September outpost trip will receive a 10% discount. 


moose Seine River Lodge Cabins
Banning Lake near Atikokan, Ontario

Offer the modern cabin with many amenities and also many older, smaller cabins that include log and framed units with screened in verandahs overlooking Banning Lake. Ranging in age from 50 to 70+ years old. They are the camp's original facilities from the fly in and train in days.


Please also see RV and Tent Campgrounds

Get your Boundary Waters and Quetico Park Maps here.

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Note: There are no structures available inside the interior of the Boundary Waters or Quetico Park. All facilities represented here are in the periphery area.

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