Boreal Access Area Guide for Cook County
Area Information

The Cook County area abounds in natural beauty, history, and activities. Here you can canoe, boat, fish, hike, or swim in the summer months; cross-county or downhill ski, dogsled, skate, or snowmobile in the winter months. Hike the shore of Lake Superior, browse through a variety of shops, or see a play. Here you'll find information on all the County has to offer.

Cook County Events and Visitors Bureau
Whether you want an adventure that pushes you to the extremes or a simple getaway with family and friends, Cook County will turn up the volume on your vacation and keep you coming back for more.

Grand Marais Area Tourism Association
We want you to enjoy as much time in Grand Marais as possible. Instead of rushing on in and rushing on home, we invite you to slow down and relish the trip a little, too.
218-387-2524 or 1-888-922-5000

Grand Marais Chamber of Commerce
Information about businesses, events and activities in the Grand Marais area.

Grand Portage
Information about the Grand Portage community, lodge, casino, events, culture, and more.

Gunflint Trail Association
The Gunflint Trail is a year-round vacation area surrounded by the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness. Resorts, B&Bs, canoe outfitters, & campgrounds.
1-800-338-6932 or 218-387-3191

Lutsen Tofte Tourist Association
The picturesque communities of Lutsen, Tofte and Schroeder together form the foundation of America’s North Coast, an area featuring stunning natural beauty and diverse entertainment offerings. 218-663-7804 or 1-888-61NORTH
Loads of handy information to help you on your next trip up the Shore, including lodging, dining, shopping, activities and attractions.

History & Attractions

The following places will help you learn more about the North Shore's rich history, and find some great places to visit while you're here.

Chik-Wauk Museum and Nature Center
Tells the story of the Gunflint Trail.

The North Shore Commercial Fishing Museum
Experience the North Shore's unique maritime heritage.

The Gunflint Trail Historical Society
Dedicated to "preserve the history of the Gunflint Trail and its early settlers for residents, guests, travelers, and future generations."

Sugarloaf Cove
For 30 years, Sugarloaf Cove was home to Consolidated Paper's log rafting operations. Now it is a place to learn about the natural and human history of the North Shore, with a State Scientific and Natural Area at its core.

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