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Bearskin Lodge

Lodge or Resort

Bearskin Lodge and Wilderness Outfitters is a premier Wilderness Resort and Canoe Outfitter on the Gunflint Trail in the Superior National Forest. Located on East Bearskin Lake at the edge of the Boundary Waters Canoe Area,, canoe, kayak, hike, cross country ski, and relax at the edge of the wilderness.

Recreational Opportunities

Canoeing, Kayaking, Boating, Standup Paddleboarding, Fishing, Swimming, Hiking, Mountain Biking, Skiing, Snowshoeing, and Exploring

Driving Directions

Take I-35 out of Minneapolis north to Duluth. Follow the signs for Highway 61 north to Grand Marais. In Grand Marais turn Left on County Road 12, the Gunflint Trail. Continue 26 miles on the Gunflint Trail; watch for the Bearskin Lodge sign on the right-and side of the road. Turn right and follow the signs to the lodge.

Locally or Family-Owned Business Notes

Bearskin Lodge is owned and operated by the McCloughan Family.


Seasons Open

Year Round


$139 - $421


Locally or Family-Owned Business


Four luxurious lodges and 11 classic cabins offer fully-supplied kitchens, private docks on the lake and plenty of room to rest your head. They’re also a mighty fine place to put your feet up by the fire after a long hike or cross-country ski trek with the kids.

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