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.

★ ★ ★ ★ ★ Amazing experience! Great customer service. Quiet & relaxing cabin. So much to do right on site & around the area (if you like nature)! Wish we lived closer bc we would come back more often! Our 4 & 7 year left saying we should get rid of our TV. Amazing detox away from society for a bit! – Kate, October 2019

Canoes for sale

Each fall we find homes for some of our canoes, and this year is no exception. 12 canoes will be placed in loving homes (or garages or storage sheds). Look at our 4, 3, 2 and solo canoes for sale here:

YouTube - Rockwood Lodge


We had a great show in Madison this last weekend March 8-10. Thousands of people attended CanoeCopia hosted by Rutabaga, with various...

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 2019, 5 stars on Google: We started our BWCA Canoe trip from Rockwood. We stayed the night prior to departure in...

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.