Cook County hosts many special events throughout the year. More information on some of these events can be found here.
North Shore Dragon Boat Festival
A community-focused summer festival that welcomes outdoor enthusiasts, families, and paddlers from
throughout the Greater Midwest, Canada, and around the world.
Gunflint Trail Winter Tracks Festival
Experience classic Minnesota winter at its best with unique winter fun and recreation at the
annual Winter Tracks celebration on the Gunflint Trail.
Ham Run Half Marathon
Join outdoor enthusiasts, nature lovers and other runners for a unique opportunity to run on
a Scenic Byway, Northern Minnesota's very own Gunflint Trail.
Mush for a Cure
The Mush For a Cure Fun Run is a non-competitive sled dog run with proceeds donated to the
National Breast Cancer Foundation.