Big Lake Wilderness Lodge
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- Free High-Speed Internet
- Free parking
- Pets allowed
TripAdvisor Reviews Big Lake Wilderness Lodge Ely
Travel Blogs from Ely
... They have a large area with bush and dens. Wolves are moving south and there are more of them and many ranchers and homeowners are frightened of them. They have had a bad rap. Hollywood has much to answer. There was lots of information and talks and videos. I found it fascinating.
We camped at another lovely lake, Birch Lake next to Shannon and Steve from Minnesota with whom we shared a few drinks and talk of our countries.
... Bear Centre. After seeing so many bears in the wild and basically ******** myself about them and the danger they present, it was good to learn some more facts about these seemingly misunderstood creatures.
Apparently only the grizzly is aggressive with the other types being more scared of us than we are of them....though in Yellowstone we were sighting grizzlies so this news didn't really provide me ...
... in car feed.
Our destination being the town of Ely, which sits on the edge of an area called Boundary Waters, a series of lakes that are great for canoeing and spotting wildlife as well as serving as the border between the US and Canada.
It was in the high 50's when we arrived and raining, so no outdoor activities for us today. Headed off to the local steakhouse for some cow.
After leaving Sleeping Giant, we
restocked the larder in Thunder Bay plus utilized the free wifi at
Tim's. The rain arrived with gusto as we slogged west toward Quetico
Provincial Park. We snagged a luxury site overlooking French Lake
where the wind usually keeps the Black Flies at bay; however, all of
us, especially Bogie, ...
One of Ontario's three crown jewels of the park system, Quetico is known for its canoe worthy lakes. We spent 10 days canoeing, kayaking, biking, sleeping, eating, doing laundry.....(not exciting I know but necessary),(more) sleeping, fishing, killing mosquitoes and canoe camping. We are proud to say our boys are becoming quite the paddlers - trying out a 17ft canoe, 12ft kayak and a 15ft kevlar solo canoe.
We had the pleasure of meeting Doug Chapman of ...