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Spice Lake Fire Business Update - June 18, 2023

Jun 18, 2023 08:37PM ● By Editor
USDA Forest Service image by J.Jungemann-Spice Lake Fire on June 16, 2023

Gunflint Trail Businesses Remain Open to Serve During Spice Lake Fire

From the US Forest Service - June 18, 2023

Gunflint Trail businesses north of Grand Marais, MN remain open during the suppression of the Spice Lake Fire. The Spice Lake Fire is a wildfire that was detected on June 13th between Spice Lake and Ogishkemuncie Lake in the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness (BWCAW) on the Gunflint Ranger District of the Superior National Forest.

The Gunflint Trail has variety of BWCAW outfitters, cooperators, lodges, restaurants and other amenities for visitors and the local community.

If you have current reservations for the BWCAW, please contact your guide/cooperator with any questions.

For information on the Spice Lake Fire, the current BWCAW closure area, or current fire restrictions, please visit the Superior National Forest website-Superior National Forest - Home (

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