COVID-19 Update: Many events for 2020 are postponed or on hold, check the event web sites for current information.


Gunflint Trail Canoe Races
July 17, 2019
The Gunflint Trail Canoe Races is a family-oriented fundraiser that benefits the Gunflint Trail Volunteer Fire Department and Rescue Squad.


Moss Lake Trail Project
June 8, 2019
Drop in for a few hours or the whole day. Learn what it’s like to be a trail volunteer with the Northwoods Volunteer Connection. The Moss Lake Trail is a newer trail constructed in 2014 which hugs the south side of Moss Lake. This trail connects to the Caribou Rock Trail on the east and the South Lake Trail to the west. Overlooks afford beautiful views of Moss Lake and the BWCAW.

Boundary Waters Expo 2019
June 8-9, 2019

The Boundary Waters expo is a family friendly two day event featuring speakers, vendors, activities. Located on East Bearskin Lake 26 miles from Grand Marais



Minnesota Water Action Day
Minnesota State Capitol
Join advocacy groups for Water Action Day 2019, a day of public action to let lawmakers know we care about our water.

Grand Marais Community Earth Day Celebration
Saturday, April 20, 2019

We are proud of our public spaces in Grand Marais and take great pride in keeping them clean! What better way to show our appreciation for our beach and harbor than Earth Day weekend? This cleanup is part of the Alliance for the Great Lakes Adopt-a-Beach program.

Hawk Ridge Spring Migration Celebration
April 26, 2019 – April 28, 2019

Join us for a weekend to celebrate the amazing spring bird migration here in Duluth, MN. Public education programs (migration interpretation & kid’s activities) at the West Skyline Spring Count, Spring Migration Workshop, and birding field trips to be offered. General information about the Hawk Ridge Spring Count can be found HERE.

Outdoor Adventure Expo
April 26, 2019 – April 28, 2019
An annual favorite in Minneapolis, MN. The Outdoor Adventure Expo is held at Midwest Mountaineering and the University of Minnesota, and features speakers and presentations about the canoe country wilderness. 2019 presentations include the BWCAW, Quetico Provincial Park, Lake Superior, Puskaskawa National Park, Isle Royale, Voyageurs National Park as well as WaterLegacy and Friends of the Boundary Waters.


Kids for the Boundary Waters “Kids4BW Advocacy Fly-In to D.C.”
Application Deadline: March 20, 2019

Loons in Flight
March 24, 2019, Rainy Lake Visitor Center

Quetico creativity: Park seeks artists for wilderness residency program
Application Deadline: March 31, 2019

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