River Point Resort

12007 River Point Road, Ely, Minnesota, 55731, United States | Campground
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Travel Blogs from Ely

Canoe Camping with Carol and Karl

A travel blog entry by luckysfamily

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Spent five nights near Ely in the Boundary Waters Canoe area. The first was in the bunkhouse at the outfitters. Lot's of mosquitoes and tales of it being "worst ever" for them! Turns out once we got going it was manageable. The first day we canoed three times with portages over land three times. This involved carrying all the gear including canoes. Fortunately they were high tech Kevlar once making ...

Extreme Camping

A travel blog entry by kberger

13

We caught TONS of giant smallmouth bass! The weather was decent, except for a couple of super windy days. We managed to avoid any bears or scary wildlife...just lots of chipmunks! As usual, the scenery was great. There's just something so cool about nature that's virtually untouched by man.
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The great outdoors!

A travel blog entry by storbakken2000

... next stay before you leave. And don't forget that Ely is but a 30 minute car ride and offers much to see and do for the whole family. I recommend taking a stop at the Bear refuge and checking out the huge clan of black bears! All in all our time at Bear Head was fun, relaxing, and most of all beautiful. I recommend it to anyone looking to really experience the great outdoors, without having to sacrifice certain basic amenities.
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MN: Pull over!!!

A travel blog entry by carlos.chavez

... saw a moose on the side of the road. We turned around a watched it for a while. Then, he crossed the road, and went into the woods. After a quick dinner, the kids went with Daddy down to the lake to play for a while. The kids climbed on the rocks, threw rocks into the water. They came back, and then the kids went to bed. Once this kids were in bed, Mommy and Daddy grilled their dinner, and watched a movie. ...

MN: What's a portage?

A travel blog entry by carlos.chavez

... over it, and Carlos had to get out of the canoe and push us over it. It is really quiet out on the lakes. There are no motor boats, and we have only seen a handful of people all day. We can only hear the birds, and the kids making ripple noises with their oars and hands in the water. It's very peaceful. We get to the last portage, and the kids are still going strong. ...

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This campground, located on 12007 River Point Road, Ely, is near Superior National Forest.
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