Welcome to Poplar Creek Guesthouse B&B and Lake Cabin
Poplar Creek Guesthouse B&B and Lake Cabin is located on a peaceful lake next to the Boundary Waters Canoe Area (BWCA) just off the Gunflint trail and only a short drive from the Lake Superior coastal town of Grand Marais, Minnesota. Here you will find truly secluded lodging.
In Bed and Breakfast there are three elegant rooms, delicious breakfasts and beautiful scenery. In the summer you can canoe into the Boundary Waters from our private dock or enjoy our hiking and mountain biking trails starting from the front door. Winter ski the Bananad Ski Trails or snowshoe also right from the front door. The B&B is ideal for outdoor enthusiasts or guests looking for a quiet-peaceful getaway. The area around Poplar Creek B&B is great for moose viewing, birding and other forest creatures watching.
Near the B&B, but not within sight, you can enjoy and relax at our year-round two bed room Little Ollie Lake Cabin with its own dock and canoe. From the dock canoe into the Boundary Waters. The cabin is heated by off-peak electric and has a fully equipped kitchen, wood fired stove, sauna and satellite TV. Ski, snowshoe, hiking and mountain biking trails also start at the front door.
For those looking for a remote wilderness location try our yurts. The Tall Pines Yurt is located on a small BWCA lake, open year-round and only a kilometer from the parking area. From our other yurt - the Croft Yurt.
This yurt is located along the Banadad Ski Trail is only available in winter as part of our Yurt to Yurt Skiing program.
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Mother Moose and calf strolling through B&B's yard
Wildlife Abound in the Area Moose while they were going down in number they are coming back and we see them regularly around our area. Other animals you may catch a glimpse of are Timber Moose, beavers, otters, fox, bear and even a few deer.
Of course the forest is home to many kinds of bird- may call it a bird watch paradise.
Canoe to Rose Lake Falls located along tihe Canadian Border
Among the many beautiful canoe trips is the stairway portage at Rose Lake with is fall and towering overlooks above the lake and views of Canada. You can also hike into Rose Lake or choose from dozen of other hikes along the Gunflint.
In winrter ski the Banadad- the BWCA's longest tracked trail or any of the 180 km of tracked ski trails the Gunflint Trail has to offer. As for snowshoe-this is almost unlimited in the area.
Poplar Creek Guesthouse B&B Open Year Round
Elegant B&B & lake cabin adjacent to the BWCA on Gunflint Trail near Grand Marais. Quiet canoe only lake-canoe, fish, swim. Whirlpool, fireplaces, WiFi, guests kitchens. Skiing, snowshoeing, biking hiking trails on site. Birding, wildlife & moose viewing.
Area around the B&B and Lake Cabin
Next to BWCA and along the Gunflint Trail
- Wildlife viewing- Moose viewing, birding areas and more
- Summer Canoe and Mountain Bike Rental;free use of paddle and row boat
- Winter snowshoe rental- 4 miles of trails beginning right a our front doors
- Skiing- 41 kilometers of classical groomed trail starting at our front door- ski the Banadad Ski Trail - the Boundary Waters Canoe Area (BWCA) longest track trail
- Snowshoeing (6 miles regular hiked and endless trails within the BWCA and Hiking Trails starting at our front doors
- BWCA Canoe entry points from our docks- Poplar Lake where we are located has four entry points.
- Good bass, northern and walleye fishing in our lake
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