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Arrowhead Chapter, Minnesota Deer Hunters Association

40 County  Road 44
Grand Marais, MN 55604
Telephone: 218-387-2608
E-mail: [email protected]
Contact Person: Richard Struck
The Arrowhead chapter is organized and run by volunteers with assistance from the staff of the Minnesota Deer Hunters Association in Grand Rapids.  The Chapter exists to support youth involvement in hunting through annual Forkhorn camps, to raise funds for same through Hides for Habitat, and to encourage members to participate in legislative issues impacting hunting and habitat in Minnesota.  An annual spring banquet has been held in the past and will be considered again depending on local volunteer support.

Arrowhead Coalition for Multiple Use

P.O. Box 1060
Grand Marais, MN 55604
Telephone: 218-475-2486
E-mail: [email protected]
www.arrowheadcmu.org
Contact Person: Curtis Gagnon
ACMU advocates for the traditional cultural uses of the Arrowhead Region.

Banadad Trail Association

P.O. Box 436
Grand Marais, MN 55604-2028
Telephone: 218-388-9476
E-mail: [email protected]
www.banadad.org
Contact Person: Ted Young
The Banadad Ski Trail is located along the Gunflint Trail. From Duluth take Highway 61 to Grand Marais. Turn west up the Gunflint Trail (Cook County Rd 12). Drive 29 miles to Lima Grade road, turn left, drive one mile to Little Ollie road, turn right. Drive one mile to eastern trailhead of the Banadad.
Daylight hours during winter months
The purpose of the BTA is to maintain and enhance the Banadad Ski  Trails, preserve the history of the forest and
the trail and promote appreciation and care of the BWCA wilderness. We are a volunteer organization open to all who share these goals.

Cook County ATV Club

P.O. Box 455, Grand Marais, MN 55604
Telephone: 218-387-9844
E-mail: [email protected]
www.ATV.rideupnorth.com
Contact Person: Rhonda Silence, secretary
The ATV Club works with the U.S. Forest Service, Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR) and Cook County to identify roads and trails where we can ride in an environmentally sustainable manner. We have numerous DNR-certified instructors who assist with youth ATV safety training. And of course, we use our ATVs to just enjoy being outdoors.

Cook County Snowmobile Club

P.O. Box 665, Grand Marais, MN 55604
Telephone: 218-388-2265
E-mail: [email protected]
www.hungryjacklodge.com
Contact Person: Forrest Parson
To provide a high quality snowmobiling experience for snowmobiliers in Cook County.  The club maintains 135 miles of Grant-In-Aid snowmobile trails that connect the State Snowmobile Trail with Grand Portage and Canada. Volunteers are the heart of the club’s activities — planning, finance, trail maintenance and public relations.

Cook County Tennis Association

P.O. Box 34
Grand Marais, MN 55604
Telephone: 218-387-2198
E-mail: [email protected]
www.cookcountytennis.org
Contact Person: John Muus
Cook County Tennis Association’s Mission Statement:
– To promote the growth of tennis in Cook County
– To develop tennis players throughout Cook County
– To aid in the effort to make Cook County a tourist destination

Gitchi-Gami Trail Association

P.O. Box 74
Silver Bay, MN 55614
Telephone: 218-834-1431
www.ggta.org
The Gitchi-Gami Trail Association (GGTA) is an all-volunteer nonprofit organization formed to work with the Minnesota departments of Transportation and Natural Resources in the planning, development, construction, maintenance and promotion of the Gitchi-Gami State Trail, a paved recreational trail on the North Shore, and to organize trail activities including an annual bike ride.

Norpine Trail Association

4874 W. Highway 61
Lutsen, MN 55612
Telephone: 218-387-2358
E-mail: [email protected]
www.norpinetrails.org
Contact Person: Bob Pranis
The Norpine Trail Association’s purpose is to improve, maintain and promote the X-C ski trails located between Cascade River State Park and Lutsen Mountain. This includes Deer Yard loop, Hall-Massie loops and the various connector trails.

North Superior Ski and Run Club, Inc.

P.O. Box 542  /  Pincushion Drive
Grand Marais, MN 55604
Telephone: 218-370-1124
E-mail: [email protected]
www.pincushiontrails.org
Contact Person: Adam Harju
Warming building open daily Dec-  April 10 a.m. – 10 p.m.
NSSRC is a nonprofit community organization which is proud to support and foster silent sports in our area, especially running, biking, cross-country skiing, and hiking.  To that end the NSSRC manages and maintains the Pincushion Trail system and sponsors the CCHS Nordic skiing, cross-country running, and track and field teams, as well as the youth ski league for ages 13 and under.  We also sponsor major running and X-C skiing races each year.

Sugarbush Trail Association

P. O. Box 2112
Tofte, MN 55615
Telephone: 218-663-6520
E-mail: [email protected]
www.sugarbushtrail.org
Contact Person: Nancy Burns
To maintain, preserve and enhance the Sugarbush Trail system through: education of the public, promotion of the trails using all forms of media, active trail building and maintenance, organization of athletic events, and communication between trail users, US Forest Service and the public

Superior Cycling Association

147 Bloomquist Mtn Rd
Grand Marais, MN 55604
Telephone: 612-581-4509
E-mail: [email protected]
Website: Find the  Superior Cycling Association on Facebook!
Contact Person: Jerry Hiniker
Office/Store open Mon. – Fri. 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.,
Sat. 10 a.m. – 4 p.m., Sun. Noon – 4 p.m.
“This Corporation is formed for the purpose of promoting and advancing social welfare by educating and supporting the public, bicyclists, bicycling groups and bicycle businesses in Cook County, Minnesota.
a. Providing a voice for all bicyclists, bicycling groups
and bicycle businesses in Cook County,MN;
b. Interacting with elected officials, government agencies,
consulting and engineering firms, and developers;
c. Seeking improved and expanded facilities for safer
Cycling;
d. Educate bicyclists, the general public and groups such as
law enforcement officers about bicycle rights,
responsibilities, and safety;
e.  Supporting training and conference opportunities for planners,
Engineers, public officials, health and education practitoners;
f.   Encourage bicycling for health, recreation,
transportation and tourism/economic development
purposes; and
g. Acting as a resource center for bicycling
information.”

Superior Hiking Trail Association

P.O. Box 4  /  731 7th Ave.
Two Harbors, MN 55616
Telephone: 218-834-2700
E-mail: [email protected]
www.shta.org
Contact Person: Gayle Coyer
Office/Store open Mon. – Fri. 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.,
Sat. 10 a.m. – 4 p.m., Sun. Noon – 4 p.m.
To build, maintain and promote the Superior Hiking Trail, a footpath largely on the ridgeline overlooking Lake Superior.