Bearskin Lodge, Boundary Waters Lodging,Gunflint Trail (Eastern BWCA), BWCA, BWCAW

Bearskin Lodge

Gunflint Trail (Eastern BWCA)

Bearskin Lodge

124 East Bearskin Road
Grand Marais, MN   55604

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Contact Information:

Direct Phone: (218) 388-2292
Toll-Free Phone: (800) 338-4170
Fax: (218) 388-4410


Bearskin Lodge is located 26 miles up Minnesota's renowned
Gunflint Trail on the shores of East Bearskin Lake. Open
year round, Bearskin Lodge features excellent canoeing, 77km
of cross country skiing right outside your cabin door, and a
pristine wilderness with an abundance of wildlife. Bearskin
is the perfect place for a family to share quality time
together enjoying the outdoors. Experience the private hot
tub house, scenic hiking trails, biking, fishing, canoeing,
skiing, and more. In the summer, Bearskin has naturalist
programs for both children and adults,a sand beach with a
swimming area, and canoes, kayaks, and boats available to
rent. In the winter, dogsledding and fine dining are
available. 1.5 km of ski trails are lighted. Visit our web
site for rates, a virtual tour and more information. Inquire
about our spring and fall discounts.



Main Amenities:

  • Lake Access - Direct Access to beautiful northwood lake
  • Outdoor Recreation - Boating, canoing, swimming, hiking, fishing, and mountain biking.
  • Restaurant - Restaurant or Bar facilities
  • Cabins - Cabins rentals
  • Bunkhouse - Inexpensive rentals for pre-post trip lodging
  • Bar/Lounge
  • High Speed Internet
  • Housekeeping Plans
  • Lodge - All accommodations are lakeside with fireplace
  • Store

Additional Amenities:

  • Beach - Sandy swimming beach.
  • Hiking Nearby - Nearby hiking trails
  • Canoes - Complete/Partial outfitting and canoe rental
  • Motor Boat Rental
  • Fishing - Nearby fishing available
  • Cross Country Skiing - 77k of trails, groomed for both classic and skate
  • Campground
  • Bait
  • Bicycling
  • BikeTrail
  • Birding
  • Fireplace in Room
  • Fishing Boats
  • Fishing Guide
  • Ice Skating
  • Kayaks
  • Kitchenette
  • Playground
  • Sauna
  • Shopping Nearby
  • Snowshoe Trails - Snow Shoe Trails
  • Spa
  • State/National Park Nearby
  • Telephone

Additional Amenities:

  • Non-Smoking Rooms - Non-smoking rooms and cabins
  • Private Docks/Slips - All accomidations have private docks
  • Golf Course Nearby - Public Golf Course Nearby
  • Childrens Activities - Activities for kids
  • Coffee Maker
  • Data Ports
  • Fish Cleaning House
  • Gas/Oil
  • Gift Shop
  • Hair Dryer
  • Iron/Ironing Board
  • Laundry
  • Museum/Historic Sites
  • Naturalist Program
  • Pontoon Rentals - Pontoon
  • Recreational Water Toys

Live and work where you love to be. Bearskin Lodge and Bearskin Outfitters on the Gunflint Trail are hiring for several summer or year-round positions, starting this spring.

All of our employees cross train to help with every job -- outfitting, car shuttles, housekeeping, front desk, retail sales, maintenance.

Enjoy all the perks of living on the edge of the BWCA -- easy access to hiking and canoeing,use of equipment on days off, only half hour drive into the great little town of Grand Marais. We pay an hourly wage, rather than a monthly lump sum, and adhere to fair employment practices -- if you are asked to work additional hours, you will be paid fairly for those hours. Employees live in their own apartments, and provide for their own meals. High speed internet is available for a small fee, but there is no TV on site. These positions work well for a couple. Bearskin is a non-smoking resort.

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