What to do?
EVENTS NOT TO MISS
CALENDAR OF EVENTS
  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
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
CHIK-WAUK MUSEUM and NATURE CENTER
Date: Open daily from Memorial Day through the third weekend in October.
More info: https://www.chikwauk.com
Email: [email protected]
TRAIL MAP AND OTHER INFORMATION
(Click on each item to download a PDF or be directed to another website)

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

Fall Colors - Cook County Scenic Drives

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

Snowmobiling:
Ridge Riders Snowmobile Map.pdf

BWCA:
BWCA Rules and Regulations.pdf

Fishing:
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.
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