loonflapUseful Links

Here are some links that you may find useful for your trip to the canoe country. Be sure to bookmark this site before you leave! (Note: These pages will open in a new browser window. To return to the Seagull Outfitters website, simply close the new window.)


Visit the Gunflint Trail and learn about all it has to offer.

For information on the current local weather, visit The Weather Channel.

To check permit availability for the Boundary Waters Canoe Area, visit the BWCA web site.

Visit this site to purchase your Ontario fishing license for Quetico in advance online.

If you’re planning to enter Quetico through Saganaga, you’ll need a Remote Area Border Crossing permit (RABC). You can find more information at Canadian Immigrations’ web site; to save time, you can go directly to the page with RABC info. Note: We have replaced these links frequently; the links seem to change like the seasons, and we apologize if some of you accessed old pages (it’s pretty hard for us to keep up with these pages when they change so often). You may also download the form from our site (in PDF format) by clicking here. You’ll need the free Acrobat plug-in; if you don’t have it, click here to go to the Adobe Acrobat site.

You can visit the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources’ web site for information on various lakes, including stocking and fishing information.

For information on any forest fires in the area, check out the DNR’s forest fire update site.

Learn more about Gunflint Trail history at our local Chik-Wauk Museum and Nature Center, just 1/2 mile north of our location! Check it out online here at your convenience!

We have two on-line forms you may want to use. Our Information and Brochure Request Form allows you to ask a simple question, or to request a brochure. Our secure Online Reservation Form lets you enter all the information we need to set up your trip to the Boundary Waters or Quetico.

Seagull Outfitters is now an official dealer of Roll N Go shore docking systems. Do you have a need for an easier boat docking system? Check out this great system.

Get your quarterly dose of the boundary waters in print with the Boundary Waters Journal.

How can you do your part to help the Quetico Park? Read more here at the Quetico Foundation.

GPS units are becoming more and more popular in the boundary waters. Whether you use it for navigation or just for fun, Topo Zone will show you the exact latitude and longitude of any campsite, island or portage that you need in the BWCA and Quetico.

Maybe you need some topographical maps which show all of the latitude and longitude for your trip. See the World of Maps website for all of your needs.

Visit the official site of the Quetico Park right here for the latest news and information.

Need a map for your next trip, but not sure which one? Visit Fisher Maps for your BWCA and Quetico mapping needs.

Want to preserve this wonderful wilderness area? See what the Friends of the Boundary Waters have to say.

More maps? Maybe you prefer the larger scale McKenzie Maps.

For you moose lovers, here is a site that will provide you with ” Everything Moose.”

What’s a boundary waters visit without experiencing the call of the Loon? Learn more about the habits of the loon and all of the other creatures that you’ll potentially encounter on your next visit to the North Country.

Take home a piece of the Northwoods with you whether it is a photograph, pottery, painting, you name it. You’ll be sure to find works from your favorite artists at the Sivertson Art Gallery in Grand Marais.

Always wanted to build your own snowshoes, muck lucks, canoe or any other north woods novelty item? Let the North House Folk School teach you and guide you through the process.

What would a trip up the Gunflint be without a visit to Sven & Ole’s Pizza? Not only is the pizza one of a kind, you might even get a lesson in Scandinavian talk. And add a Sven and Ole joke to your repertoire; you’ll have your friends laughing uncontrollably.

Here’s a nifty site you might enjoy. It’s the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources Air Photos Online center. You can click on the big map of the state and view aerial photos of the area you’re interested in.

If you’re looking for a relaxing time on your way to or from Seagull Outfitters, consider a stop at Superior National at Lutsen, which is surely one of the most beautiful golf courses in the upper Midwest.