Grand Maris – The Gunflint Trail annual Canoe Races will be held Wednesday, July 19 at Gunflint lodge Water front. The event will include kids fun and canoe rides beginning at 4:00PM, the food and beverage stand opens at 4:30. The canoe events begin at 6:00 with the Long Distance, followed by traditional races and “gunnel pumping.” Race class include; youth, youth and adult, men, woman, mixed and seniors over 60. Races are open to all interested paddlers.
Also planned is a raffle for Northwood crafts and paintings and a special grand prize of a Wenonah Prospector Royalex Canoe. All proceess from this event go to the Gunflint Trail Volunteer Fire Department.
Overnight lodging still available during the canoe races at the Poplar Creek Guesthouse Bed and Breakfast. >