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Outstanding Canoe Outfitters

The BWCA, Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness
and the Quetico Provincial Park

To enjoy the adventure
fully, t
o learn from many years of experience, or to find the fish . . .

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Eastern Side Canoe Outfitters
Arrowhead Trail
Caribou Trail
Grand Marais
Gunflint Trail
HWY 61
Lake Superior
North Shore
Sawbill Trail

Quetico Park/North Side Canoe Outfitters - Ontario Canada

HWY 11
Western Side Canoe Outfitters
Crane Lake
Echo Trail
Fernberg Trail

Hwy 169
Lac La Croix
Lake Vermilion
Fly-In Canoe Trips are available from some outfitters

You may visit the Web sites linked below or go directly to our Quick Request Outfitting Forms to get information mailed to you or a call back from canoe outfitters represented here.

In The Eastern BWCA Area
Including Arrowhead Trail - Sawbill Trail - Grand Marais - Gunflint Trail - HWY 61 - North Shore
moose Golden Eagle Lodge Canoe Trips
28 miles up the Gunflint Trail / County Road 12 from downtown Grand Marais
800-346-2203 or 218-388-2203

Dedicated to giving you an Unspoiled and Unforgettable canoe trip. Camp, park your car and head out on your trip. Offering partial canoe outfitting, we rent only canoes, paddles and life jackets. At the edge of the BWCA, we can also be a base camp for day trips as you can canoe out in any direction. We can direct you to some great day trips with beautiful views and waterfalls. Located on the north shore of Flour Lake, we are the only Resort and Residents. The resort offers lakefront modern housekeeping cabins and a small campground, all spaced for privacy. A country store is available at the lodge.

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

Get ready for an exhilarating canoeing wilderness adventure! With over seventy-five years of canoeing experience, our friendly staff, our close proximity to multiple BWCAW and Quetico entry points, our quality equipment including Kevlar canoes and Granite Gear packs, and our high standards for adventure you are in for an unforgettable excursion. Our many guided and unguided trips can accommodate people of all ages, abilities, and interests. Our unique trips set the standards for adventure in the Boundary Waters country, from our care for the environment, to the thorough planning of your trip and our commitment to excellence.

moose Sawtooth Canoe Outfitters
On the North Shore Lake Superior / HWY 61 in Tofte

Established in 1987 we are the first outfitter on your way to many of the eastern BWCA entry points. Our location has made us an easy and convenient stop for wilderness explorers looking for quality equipment and personal service. Whether you are a beginner or a seasoned wilderness traveler, we can provide whatever you need to make your first trip or latest adventure a memorable one.

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

Begin your Boundary Waters or Quetico Park Canoe Trip from Seagull Lake on the end of the Gunflint Trail. Customized Complete and Partial Packages offering Wenonah, Mad River, Souris River, Old Town, Bell and Alumacraft Canoes. Take advantage of our headstart motor launch service across Saganaga Lake to the Quetico Park Boundary or American Point. Enjoy our beautiful bunkhouse lodge for the night before your trip. Or for those friends wishing to stay behind take advantage of our rental cabins on Seagull and Saganaga Lakes. Ask us, we've paddled it! We access ALL Gunflint Trail BWCA entry points.

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

Mention and receive 10% off canoe outfitting!
We are Mike and Sue Prom, owners and operators of Voyageur Canoe Outfitters and year round residents of the Gunflint Trail. Located on the edge of Minnesota's Boundary Waters Canoe Area and Canada's Quetico Park. We are here too introduce our guests to the special joy of wilderness paddling. Relaxing at a campsite, enjoying abundant wildlife and paddling the crystal clear lakes which is the core of your adventure. Once you experience a canoe trip through Voyageur you will never want to outfit anywhere else. We are confident that you will completely enjoy your time with us and we guarantee your satisfaction. Think about it, life is too short and vacations are even shorter. It only makes sense to go with a sure thing.

In The Western BWCA Area
Including Babbit - Buyck - Crane Lake - Echo Trail - Ely - Fernberg Trail, Minnesota
moose Boundary Waters Outfitters
On Farm Lake 7 miles northeast of Ely
218-365-3466 or 800-777-8574

A full service canoe trip outfitter serving ALL Ely area BWCA entry points. Direct access to the BWCA by water. Excellent equipment with very competitive prices. Offering new family style Bunkhouses, Camping or Motel accommodations. Kevlar, Feather-Light and Ultra-Light canoe trip packages to choose from. Partial canoe trip outfitting is available. Family vacation packages, along with group discounts for non-profit organizations. Offering Fly-In, and Guided Trips. Canoe Trip Route planning available. For the fisherman let us put you on some of the most productive fishing waters in the BWCA. These are the waters we fish ourselves. Outfitting BWCA canoe trip travelers since 1939.

moose Canoe Country Canoe Trip Outfitters
Located in downtown Ely, Minnesota and on Moose Lake, 20 miles east of Ely
218-365-4046 or 800-752-2306

Founded in 1946, Canoe Country Canoe Outfitters continues to be one of the largest and most successful canoe trip outfitters in the BWCA-Quetico Park Wilderness. Our years of experience and knowledge of the area, coupled with personalized canoe trip orientation, assures our customers a safe, exciting and memorable time. From our two locations, downtown Ely and on Moose Lake, we are able to efficiently service all area entry points. Services include Complete and Partial Ultra Light Canoe Outfitting, motel-bunkhouse- campground accommodations, van & towboat shuttles, fly-ins, special youth group rates. Canoe rental brands are Grumman, Alumacraft, Wenonah and Souris River canoes.

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

The closest canoe outfitter and resort to Minnesota's Boundary Waters and Ontario's Quetico Park.  For three generations, the La Tourell family has been catering to canoeing and fishing enthusiasts in the Boundary Waters/Quetico area.  Offering the best in canoes (Kevlar, Royalex, and aluminum), equipment, services, and facilities.  Fast, dependable towboat service with drive to docks.

Quetico Park/North Side Canoe Outfitters - Ontario Canada
Including Atikokan - HWY 11
moose Canoe Canada Lodge and Fly In Outpost Cabins and Canoe Trips
In Atikokan, Ontario

Ultra light equipment, excellent trail food and the wilderness experience of your outfitter are the essential requirements for a successful trip. Canoe Canada was established in 1974 on a personal service basis so that Bud and Jim could share their knowledge of the Quetico wilderness canoe country with outdoor enthusiasts seeking real adventure and security in the knowledge of excellent equipment and careful planning. 

moose QuetiQuest Paddling Adventures in the Quetico and White Otter Provincial Parks
We are one of the closest outfitters to both Pickerel Lake (Stanton Bay) and Beaverhouse (Quetico Lake) entry points

A paradise awaits you at QuetiQuest, the ecotour division of Camp Quetico in Ontario, Canada. Equipped with top-of-the-line equipment, QuetiQuest offers full and partial outfitting for custom-designed canoeing and kayaking expeditions. And, a friendly and experienced staff ensures even novices a fun and safe experience.

moose Seine River Outfitters
On Banning Lake

Nestled in the heart of Sunset Country just over the Ontario Canada border, Branch's Seine River Lodge is a modern, full service, drive in fishing and hunting lodge. We're only 70 miles east of the Fort Frances, Ontario / International Falls, Minnesota border! We are located on Banning Lake, the centre of the Seine River Chain of Lakes. Right from the lodge you have water-access to 5 lakes / 30 miles of terrific fishing without ever having to leave your boat.

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