Big Lake Wilderness Lodge

3012 Echo Trail, Ely, Minnesota, 55731, United States | Lodge
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Travel Blogs from Ely

06 Quetico PP

A travel blog entry by tombuttle

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... of
days. Hiked out in the rain but our gear is still soaked. Our
clothes, however, are clean and dry with the Loonie washer/dryer
cost.
Toured Atikokan during our rainy day
but our gear did still not dry. Ended our time here with a BBQ steak
with all the trimmings (asparagus, yams, mushrooms)...
We will return to ...

Canoe capital of Canada

A travel blog entry by steppingout

1
11

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 ...

Canoe Camping with Carol and Karl

A travel blog entry by luckysfamily

9

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

... away, as were showers and a lovely, low stink, fish cleaning house. The best part of the park, in my opinion, were the boat docks, which are first come first serve. However, we were there on the busiest of weekends and there were plenty of docks to be had. But forget about logistics for a moment and imagine mile after mile of pine and birch filling the air with the smell of summers long since past. Listen and you'll hear ...

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