Welcome to Portage Trail Outfitters,

nestled on the pristine banks of Ensign Lake, part of northern Minnesota’s world famous Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness (BWCAW). At Portage Trail Outfitters, we pride ourselves on catering to your idea of an outdoor wilderness experience. Whether your sense of the great outdoors is a luxurious private cabin, or a bunkhouse to crash in before a peaceful and secluded trip into the wild, we can help you out.

In addition to various lodging options,

Portage Trail Outfitters offers full service outfitting and guide services for your wilderness trip. Do you have the majority of your own gear, but forgot something? No problem, you can rent equipment à la cart.

tent in the woods at portage trails
tent in the woods at portage trails

At Portage Trail Outfitters, keep your eyes open for a rare moose sighting, ears open for the soothing evening song of the Minnesota loon, and your heart open for one of the most memorable experiences of your life.

Enjoy your stay!

moose sighting at boundry waters