Rockwood Lodge and Outfitters

--- On Minnesota's historic Gunflint Trail ---
8 lakeside cabins and a full canoe outfitters on the edge of the Boundary Waters in Northern Minnesota

Cabin Availability

Call 218-388-2242

Rockwood Lodge and Canoe Outfitters is a historic resort on Poplar Lake 31 miles up the Gunflint Trail from Grand Marais with direct entry into the BWCAW. We feature eight pet-friendly lakeside cabins and canoe outfitting services including canoe rental, gear rental, complete food, bunkhouse, showerhouse-everything to make your wilderness trip successful.

★ ★ ★ ★ ★ This place is heaven on Earth. The staff is amazing. -Lori, July 2018


Canoesfor sale

We have canoes for sale every fall, and now is the time for you to save big on four great, used, ultralight Kevlar canoes, $1400-$1600 plus tax (retail $2899-$2999), all tandems (two person). These canoes need to find a new home, take a look and give us a call.

Bridal Veil Falls

Blog post by Kari, Summer 2018 We took a boat down Gunflint Lake a few years ago, landed on a beach near the west end...

Fall Colors

Come on up the shore and see the fall colors. Most of the Gunflint Trail is yellows, but some of the back roads around...

What our customers are saying…

October 2018, 5 stars on Tripadvisor: Rockwood Won't Disappoint - We stayed in the bunkhouse twice now before entering the BWCA. It's perfect, you...

5 Star Google review

This was my second visit to Rockwood Outfitters and it was even better than the last visit! They give you plenty of equipment to...

Ladyslipper on South Lake Trail

Did anyone lose their ladyslipper on South Lake Trail? Photo by guest Kurt Mobroten at Partridge Lake campsite.

Moose on Poplar

We've had several reports of moose on Poplar lake, seen glimpses ourselves, but now a guest has captured a couple of photos...thank you to...
Scenic views, tranquility.