Minnesota Sights and Views

Taste of the Gunflint

Get a glimpse of Gunflint Trail history and a taste of good eats during A
Taste of the Gunflint Trail  on Saturday, September 11 from 11 am to 5 pm.
Chik-Wauk Museum & Nature Center and nine Gunflint Trail businesses will be open for tours during this fundraiser for Chik-Wauk Museum and Nature Center’s boardwalk nature trail.

*Chik-Wauk Museum & Nature Center is hosting an old fashioned ice cream and pie social ($5.00), and book signing by local authors.  Come on up the
Gunflint Trail and tour the new museum, hike the trails, and enjoy a treat.

Businesses participating this year with an open house and sample treats from
the cookbook “A Taste of the Gunflint Trail” are: Voyageur Canoe Outfitters – sour cream & raisin pie, *Nor’wester Lodge & Canoe Outfitters – lemon bars,
Trail Center Restaurant, Gunflint Lodge, Hungry Jack Outfitters, Bearskin Lodge,  Golden Eagle Lodge – Mom’s Donuts, Clearwater Lodge & Canoe Outfitters – Wild Rice Hot Dish & Monster Bars, Poplar Creek Guesthouse B&B/Boundary Country Trekking – Mongolian Firepot sampler.

NEW! Centennial Trail Hike: Hike with naturalist Steve Robertsen on September 11. Meet at the Kekekabic Trail parking area at 3 PM. Wear sturdy shoes or boots and bring water. Hike time approximately 2 hours.

Early fall brings hints of color to the Gunflint Trail.  Moose maple are
beginning to turn red and the grasses are golden.  Days are frequently warm
and blue-skied, and nights pleasantly cool.

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