Hiking along the Gunflint Trail

Recommended Routes

Hiking along the Gunflint Trail: Something for Everyone

Magnetic Rock Trail


3 Miles round trip. Features a majestic 60 ft rock! Bring a magnet with and see if you can get it to stick!

Centennial Loop Trail


Just over 3 miles and traveling through the historic Paulsen Mine site!

Chik-Wauk Museum & Nature Trails

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Various trails await you surrounding the Museum. Site closes at 5pm daily.

Honeymoon Bluff


Short 1.5 mile hike – includes a long staircase – gives a beautiful view of multiple lakes. Perfect for a sunset view.

Caribou Rock


1.5 miles or 7 miles round trip. Sweeping vistas and overlooks. 7 mile route ends at Rose Falls waterfall.

Border Route & Kekakabic Trails


Overnight hiking permits required.

Many additional hiking opportunities await you along the north shore and Gunflint Trail. Here are some additional resources:

Visit Cook County USFS

Our onsite guide would be happy to take guests out on a guided hiking adventure!
Pricing: $20 per hour | 3 hour minimum | based off 4 guests [large group rates available on request]
Checkout Joey’s bio here.

What to bring in your pack…

Bring Layers. Layers are essential in the wilderness, as you exercise you will be able to shed layers as needed.

Bring Food and Extra Water. Ensure that you have enough and a little extra for your planned outing.

Check-in with Someone. If you don’t have anyone from your party staying behind, then let your onsite host know where you are going and how long you expect to be gone.

Keep within your Skill Level. There are some trails that will be more challenging than others.

Bring Means to Make a Fire. Just in case.

Sun Protection. Sun screen, long shirts/pants, hats, and sunglasses

Wear Sturdy Shoes. Our terrain is rocky. No need to risk an ankle.