What to do?
MAY - Le Grand du Nord Gravel Bike Races
Date: May 28
Info: Visit Cook County or Heck of the North
JUN - Wooden Boat Show & Summer Solstice Festival
JUL - Grand Marais 4th of July Celebration
Date: July 4
Info: Visit Cook County - 4th of July
JUL - Grand Marais Arts Festival
Date: July 8 - 10
Info: Visit Cook County - Arts Festival
AUG - Fisherman's Picnic
Date: August 4 - 7
Info: Visit Cook County - Fisherman's Picnic
SEP - 9th Annual Radio Waves Festival
Date: September 9 - 11
Info: Visit Cook County - Radio Waves
OCT - Moose Madness!
Date: October 21 - 23
Info: Visit Cook County - Moose Madness
Big Bear Lodge is open every season. Feel free to give us a call or send us an email if you have questions. It's never too soon to plan your getaway-from-it-all vacation or short "sanity" trip and book your favorite cabin or comfy lodge room now.
OTHER Resources and Links
(Click on each item to download a PDF or be directed to another website)

More info: https://www.visitcookcounty.com

Maps to download (requires Adobe PDF viewer):
Cook County - Superior National Forest.pdf
Pinchusion Trail Map.pdf
George Washington Forest Trail.pdf
Eagle Mountain Trail Map.pdf

Cross Country Skiing:
Ski Trails.pdf

Ridge Riders Snowmobile Map.pdf

BWCA Rules and Regulations.pdf

MN Resident and non-resident fishing license fees

Online License Purchase:
Purchase MN resident and non-resident licenses online

Online license sales include: Hunting, fishing, ski passes, trail stickers, and more.

Phone License Purchase:
Licenses can also be purchased by phone 24/7 by calling 1-888-MN-LICEN (665-4236). Additional fees may apply.
  Visit Cook County online and look for events like live music at the lodge and in Grand Marais using their events calendar     Check out the publication of the north, Northern Wilds for information and calendar of events