Clearwater Historic Lodge 774 Clearwater RoadGrand Marais, MN 55604toll free: 1-800-527-0554local: 218-388-2254email: info@canoebwca.comweb: Lake Lodge was originally started in 1915 by Charlie and Petra Boostrom. They chose the west end of Clearwater Lake because they believed that views of the palisades were the best on the Gunflint Trail. The main lodge was finished in 1926 and had 14 rooms.