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Gateway North Outfitters Directions - Off Lake Canada

By car, drive to International Falls, MN, cross over the bridge into Canada at customs and take Hwy 11-71 West out of Fort Frances, Ontario. Follow 24 miles to Hwy 71 North. Follow Hwy 71 North 15 miles to Hwy 615 East. 

Take Hwy 615 East and follow it until you come to French's Road (about 9 miles). Follow French's Road to the Gateway North Outfitters sign. For those of you who don’t mind gravel roads, you can take gravel and shorten the drive by about 15 minutes. If you wish to do this, once on Hwy 11-71 you will pass through the town of Emo. You will pass a John Deere dealer and just past that is Off Lake Road, turn right. Off Lake Road eventually meets up with Hwy 615. You will travel about 20 miles from Emo to French’s Road, turn right. We are about 1/2 mile down French’s Road on the right. You will see our sign.

If you are flying commercially to International Fall, MN send us a copy of your flight schedules and we will arrange for North Air Taxi to pick you up and bring you to our overnight lodging cabins on Off Lake for the night before your flight, or a motel. The cabins are a great place to start your trip and you are only a few steps from the dock for your flight into your outpost cabin. The cab fare runs approximately $165 US for up to 4 people each way.


Call to discuss available dates. Trips are confirmed with paid deposits within 14 days after booking. Personal checks are accepted for deposits only. Mail deposits to our US mailing address below:

Gateway North Outfitters

1801 2nd Ave PMB 796

International Falls, MN 56649


Deposits used can not exceed the number of guests in the group and are per person and non refundable and non transferable. You are responsible for time reserved including early departures. All prices are quoted in US dollars and do not include the HST tax. WHEN PAYING OFF THE BALANCE OF YOUR TRIP, BE SURE TO CALL AND NOTIFY YOUR CREDIT CARD COMPANY YOU WILL TRAVELLING IN CANADA AND WILL BE PAYING OFF YOUR TRIP BALANCE WITH US.

Note: 5% service charge will be applied for paying off remaining trip balance with credit card starting in 2023.

Cash, cashiers check, and travelers checks are accepted for final payment.  

No personal checks for final payment.

Gateway North Outfitters
RR 2 113 Frenchs Road • Emo, Ontario P0W1E0 • 807-482-1388 • Cell : 807-271-2840
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