Stop at nearly any local eatery and you’ll see photographs of moose or bear, on canvas or on metal prints. Area art gallery walls are filled with photos of otters, owls, grouse, geese and more. We’re blessed in the Northern Wilds to have so many talented nature photographers.
I wake up every morning thinking about wolves. Before letting the dogs out on their leashes, I make a visual scan of the backyard. While I’ve never seen a wolf there, the wild canines live in our Hovland neighborhood and occasionally attack local dogs. It is prudent to be vigilant.
By Bryan Hansel
The Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness (BWCAW) is primarily used by canoeists taking a canoe camping trip, but that isn’t the only way to experience this gem of the north. Day trips by canoe, kayak or foot can bring you to beautiful locations without the worry
By Lee Boyt
If you want mobility and creature comforts in the great outdoors you can’t beat an RV, especially if you have kids. Bunks, a bathroom, kitchen and security can all be part of the RV experience.
RVs or “recreational vehicles” can go from as simple as a pop-up tent trailer to
Hike your way to the top of a Northwoods summit for an adventure this summer or fall. There are many hikes to choose from for all levels of difficulty, from a quick and easy afternoon hike to a demanding day trek. Regardless of your preference, each hike is sure to impress, providing a spectacular
I wasn’t sure where to put my left hand.
For the first time since that awkward homecoming dance during my freshman year of high school—an event that featured the first slow dance of my life—I had no idea where my hand needed to be placed. And though the homecoming dance