Welcome To Nor’Wester Lodge & Canoe Outfitters

Welcome To Nor’Wester Lodge & Canoe Outfitters

Make your reservation today!
1-800-992-4386

Nor’wester Lodge & Canoe Outfitters has been one of the most unforgettable Northern Minnesota vacation spots for over 80 years.

Located on the historic Gunflint Trail right on the shore of Poplar Lake, Nor’Wester Lodge & Canoe Outfitters is surrounded by the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness (BWCAW), the Superior National Forest and has been hosted by the Brandt family since 1931.

Reserve your quiet lake shore cabin on the edge of the BWCA.

Have fun fishing, boating, hiking, and fishing… and more fishing.
(Did we mention fishing?)

In the fall it’s a great place to drive “Up North” to view the Fall colors!

Call now to schedule your stay! 

Dogs are welcome too!

 

To make a reservation call Nor’Wester Lodge today
 1-800-992-4386

Minnesota’s Favorite Boundary Waters Canoe Outfitters Nor’Wester Lodge

Welcome To Nor’Wester Lodge & Canoe Outfitters

Make your reservation today! 

 1-800-992-4386

Minnesota’s Favorite Boundary Waters Canoe Outfitters Nor’Wester Lodge

Nor’wester Lodge & Canoe Outfitters has been one of the most unforgettable Northern Minnesota vacation spots for over 80 years.

Located on the historic Gunflint Trail right on the shore of Poplar Lake, Nor’Wester Lodge & Canoe Outfitters is surrounded by the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness (BWCAW), the Superior National Forest and has been hosted by the Brandt family since 1931.

Reserve your quiet lake shore cabin on the edge of the BWCA.

Have fun fishing, boating, hiking, and fishing… and more fishing.
(Did we mention fishing?)

In the fall it’s a great place to drive “Up North” to view the Fall colors!

Call now to schedule your stay! 

Dogs are welcome too!

To make a reservation call Nor’Wester Lodge today
1-800-992-4386

A legendary location

A Legendary Location!

Take the Scenic Highway 61 North Shore Drive of Lake Superior from Duluth to Grand Marais, then head up the Gunflint Trail into the heart of the Superior National Forest.

We are only 30 miles up the Gunflint Trail from Grand Marais, Minnesota, and only 2.5 miles from the Canada border.

Year round Lodging

This Northeastern Minnesota resort offers lakeside cabin and villa accommodations, and a campground.

The location is perfect for family vacations and quiet resort getaways.

The area is known for excellent fishing for walleye, lake trout, northern pike and smallmouth bass.

In winter, reliable snow depth from December through March creates a premier destination for snowmobiles, with miles of groomed snowmobile trails.

We have recreation for all seasons! 

If you like hiking, the Nor’Wester Lodge area on the Gunflint Trial offers hundreds of miles of hiking trails. 

Just bring your hiking boots and your camera and explore!

Lodging

Bunkhouse, R.V. and Tent camping

Bunkhouse, R.V. and Tent camping

$40 a night per 2 person stay
While sites are available
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Cottages

Cottages

Six lakeside cottages to choose from that sleep 2 to 6 people with great amenities
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Villas

Villas

A lakeside cottage that sleeps 4 to 10 people
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Customer Reviews

  • review rating 5  My husband and I come here in October for the last 2 years and we love it! Scenic, quiet. The cabins are great. Last year we checked in late and our cabin was not clean. The owners provide us a townhouse for our stay for the price of our cabin. This customer service was unexpected and over/beyond what we expected!!!!! We will continue to come here annually.

    thumb Terri Green
    8/12/2018
  • review rating 5  Polite staff, beautiful destination and a very fun floating dock to swim off of

    thumb Nick Schoess
    8/09/2018
  • review rating 5  Rented a small cabin three nights for a fall getaway with my girlfriend, mid October. It was everything we wanted. Cabin was really close to the water, cozy and warm. It was pretty adorable compared to other places on the Gunflint. Plenty of hiking trails and scenic overlooks close by. Great place to get away. No cell service, quiet, private, serene. Would definitely stay here again.

    thumb Kevin Gallagher
    1/10/2018
  • review rating 3  Hmmm. Bartender is very sarcastic. Cabins are nice. Private docks are fabulous. Lake is small but relaxing. Just saying.

    thumb Kim Mattaini
    7/31/2017
  • review rating 5  We came up to snowmobile for my sister's birthday weekend and the snowmobile rental company had recommended them. There condo was to fit a family of 6! When we ran into complications they worked with my family and provided us with amazing customer service and helped my family out when we needed it the most. We will go back because they are amazing! Thank you so much, you really made our weekend.

    thumb Andrea Dingmann
    2/13/2017