Outfitting Policies & Info

  • Outfitting Season & Hours – The canoe season starts May 1st and runs through mid-October. We are open every day during the canoe season including Sundays and holidays.
    • May 1 – Memorial Day weekend: 7 a.m. – 5 p.m.
    • Memorial Day weekend – Labor Day: 7 a.m. – 7 p.m.
    • After Labor Day – mid-October: 7 a.m. – 5 p.m. 
  • Breakfast – Our dining room is open for breakfast from fishing opener through September 30. Reservations for breakfast must be received by noon the day before; we are unable to serve walk-ins. Breakfast is served at 7 a.m. sharp.
  • BWCA permit fees are included in complete outfitting packages. They are not included for any other reservations. The US Forest Service is responsible for pricing and refunds.
  • Quetico permit fees are not included in any package.  Ontario Parks Service is responsible for pricing and refunds
  • Minnesota fishing licenses and Ontario fishing license are not included in any package.  Please see the Fishing page for more information

Outfitting Deposits

Deposits are required before we will reserve any permits for your group.

  • Complete Outfitting Package – $100 per person deposit
  • Partial Outfitting Packages – $50 per person
  • Partial Outfitting – $50 per canoe
  • Permit Processing Fee – $10 per permit

Cancellations and Refunds

If cancellations are received 60 days prior to arrival, deposits will be refunded or credited toward a later trip within the same calendar year. If cancellations are not received with 60 days prior to arrival, no refund will be issued but deposits may be used within the same calendar year for a different trip.

Any changes in dates, group size or menu selections for a Complete Outfitting Package received less than 60 days prior to arrival may be charged a repacking fee.

Rates and Taxes

All rates are for full calendar days.  All services are subject to Minnesota state tax.  All lodging services such as bunkhouse stays are subject to Cook County lodging tax

Final Payment

Final payment is due the day you start your trip. Guests are responsible for all days reserved.  We do not issue refunds for early returns.

Payment Methods

We accept cash, Visa, and MasterCard