• Laurentian Environmental Center (LEC) is an accredited, year-round educational facility located in the Superior National Forest in Northeastern Minnesota.

    LEC offers access to hundreds of acres of wilderness with trout streams and diverse wildlife habitat. LEC's property includes access to 100 acre pristine lake, hiking and ski trails that connect with the Big Aspen hiking and ski trails – comprising a thirty-mile system. The Center maintains a 12-station Challenge Course, a 32-foot outdoor climbing wall, a dogsled yard and trails, an archery range, canoes and rowboats, a sauna, an outdoor campfire theater and a large playing field. The on-site dining facility serves healthy, home-cooked meals from menus developed by a dietician.

    LEC can accommodate small and large groups year-round with 160 beds, five large classroom buildings, a lodge and a dining facility that seats 175.

    To inquire about facility rental for events and programs, call 1-888-749-1288 or 218-749-1288.