About Bearskin Lodge

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Historic map of Camp Bearskin and the surrounding area from 1935.

Bearskin Lodge, established in 1925, is located in the scenic wilderness area off Minnesota’s famed Gunflint Trail, near the Boundary Waters Canoe Area. Situated in the Superior National Forest on a BWCAW entry point lake, Bearskin is truly a secluded “wilderness lodge” — a place where guests can experience living in the northwoods, but with a few amenities. The Lodge is open all year and is a premier destination for family vacations, romantic getaways, fishing trips and especially, cross country skiing.  Our 77 km of groomed ski trails are among the best in the Upper Midwest. 

Visit our website at www.bearskin.com and take the Virtual Tour.  Or view photos of Bearskin, Bearskin guests and daily Bearskin activities at http://www.flickr.com/photos/bearskinlodge/

One thought on “About Bearskin Lodge

  1. Hello!

    Many years ago (okay 6 years ago) I was the summer naturalist at Bearskin. It’s good to see Bearskin turn around! When I was there, it was great! But… I could see things going in a different direction (the long time chef was gone and the restaurant closed, the owner was hardly ever there…). I started up the naturalist program and began to keep program supplies and curriculum around. I returned for a visit in 2006 and saw that my things were still there and the new naturalist knew my name! I’m famous!

    Well, now I see this blog and what a great staff you have and how the programs and activities have continued to grow at Bearskin. I hope to get up there again for a relaxing stay at Bearskin!

    Good work!

    Lauren (Russell) Borer
    (former naturalist summer of 2004)

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