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Ely, Minnesota Outfitters

Minnesota Canoeing Starts Right Here!

Find Minnesota outfitters among the listings below. Ely, Minnesota is home to many canoe outfitters who can take care of all your equipment needs for your canoe trip into the Boundary Waters Canoe Area and Quetico Provincial Park. Our Minnesota canoe outfitters can show you all the BWCA entry points, suggest routes and provide you with rental canoes, tents, pack and more.

Minnesota canoeing is more than a hobbie to Ely, known to many as the canoe capital of the world. It's a way of life. With the Boundary Waters Canoe Area right in our back yard, and access to Canada's Quetico Provincial Park, Ely is the gateway to the ultimate canoer's paradise! If you're going to go canoeing in Minnesota, then Ely should be your very first stop.

La Tourell's Moose Lake Outfitters

La Tourell's Moose Lake Outfitters

PO Box 239
Ely, MN 55731
P: 218-365-4531
TF: 800-365-4531
F: 218-365-4019

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  • Continental breakfast
  • MN fishing licenses
  • Bait
  • Tow service
  • Youth group rates
  • Base camp accommodations
  • Guide service

As the closest outfitter to the BWCA and Quetico Park in the Ely area, LaTourell's offers the best of access into the heart of the wilderness. For three generations, the LaTourell family has been catering to canoeing and fishing enthusiasts. Being a family operated business, we take pride in our commitment to provide you with exceptional service. Our services include complete outfitting, partial outfitting, towboat transportation, overnight accommodations, and much more. It would be our pleasure to help you plan your adventure into this area we call home.

River Point Resort & Outfitting Co.

River Point Resort & Outfitting Co.

PO Box 397 / 12007 River Point Road
Ely, MN 55731
TF: 800-456-5580
F: 218-365-6139

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  • Continental breakfast
  • Bait
  • Tow service
  • Youth group rates
  • Base camp accommodations
  • Guide service

River Point Outfitting Co. is the only lakeside canoe outfitter southeast of Ely. This strategic lake based location on Birch Lake and the South Kawishiwi River offers the distinct advantage of direct paddle access to and from eleven of the thirty Ely and Tofte/Isabella entry points in the Boundary Waters, and also quick access into quiet, more remote areas of the Boundary Waters. We also provide service to all other entry points into the BWCA with the assurance of unparalleled professional service and quality personalized outfitting.

Way To Go Canoe Outfitters

Way To Go Canoe Outfitters

1557 Esterberg Road
Ely, MN 55731
P: 218-365-4726

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  • Continental breakfast
  • Tow service
  • Youth group rates
  • Base camp accommodations
  • Guide service

Being avid canoeists and frequent travelers in the Boundary Waters Canoe Area and Quetico Park ourselves, we enjoy outfitting people for wilderness trips, because we know first hand how fun and memorable canoe trips are! We specialize in providing the best quality canoes, food, and camping gear, plus knowledgeable trip planning and map routing service, to first-time visitors, seasoned veterans, families, anglers, and adventure enthusiasts of all ages and abilities. For all your outfitting needs, we're the Way To Go!

Echo Trail Outfitters

3788 Fenske Lake Road
Ely, MN 55731
P: 218-365-5481
TF: 877-365-5481

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  • Guide service
  • Base camp accommodations
  • Bait

"Providing Wilderness Vacations for Adventurous People". Your canoe trip starts the moment you step out of the vehicle. Our location on the shores of Fenske lake offers a sneak preview of what to expect on your canoe trip with its breathtaking views and an abundance of wildlife. Whether it's a day, partial or an all-inclusive trip, you will find ETO to be friendly and interested in giving you a trip to remember. Lodging & showers available.

Spirit of the Wilderness

Spirit of the Wilderness

2030 East Sheridan Street
Ely, MN 55731
P: 218-365-3149
TF: 800-950-2709
F: 218-365-7404

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  • MN fishing licenses
  • Bait
  • Tow service
  • Youth group rates
  • Base camp accommodations
  • Guide service

Remember the time you watched the sunrise in solitude or caught that big fish? How about sitting next to a campfire and hearing the call of a loon across the lake? Recreate your memories with a world-class outfitter. Affordable rates, sumptuous meals, lightweight canoes, towboat service, entry point transportation, live bait and tackle, sporting goods, and more. We've changed our name to position us for future growth and services. Still the same owners, same friendly staff, ready to provide you excellent service you expect.

Big Lake Wilderness Outfitters

3012 Echo Trail, PO Box 359
Ely, MN 55731
P: 218-365-2125
TF: 800-446-9080
F: 218-365-2125

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  • Bait
  • Tow service
  • Base camp accommodations
  • Guide service

Located along the famed Echo Trail Corridor, Big Lake Wilderness Outfitters is the perfect choice to begin your wilderness canoe trip adventure. Offering complete or partial outfitting, parking, showers, overnight lodging, maps and expert route advice. BWCA permit issuing station. Or plan to enjoy one of our fully equipped and outfitted Big Lake Island Tent Camps, with boat/motor accessibility on one of the DNR's highest-rated walleye lakes in Minnesota. Special memories are made here.

Canoe Country Outfitters

Canoe Country Outfitters

629 East Sheridan Street
Ely, MN 55731
P: 218-365-4046
TF: 800-752-2306
F: 218-365-4046

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  • MN fishing licenses
  • Bait
  • Tow service
  • Youth group rates
  • Base camp accommodations
  • Guide service

Experienced and knowledgeable. Over 60 years of providing quality canoe trip services. Complete and partial ultra light outfitting, cabin rentals, campground, towboat services, fly-ins.

Canadian Waters

Canadian Waters

111 East Sheridan Street
Ely, MN 55731
P: 218-365-3202
TF: 800-255-2922
F: 218-365-3108

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  • Continental breakfast
  • MN fishing licenses
  • Bait
  • Tow service
  • Youth group rates
  • Base camp accommodations
  • Guide service

Canadian Waters was founded in 1964 with its main headquarters in downtown Ely. We offer Complete and Partial Outfitting, Fly-In Canoe Trips, tow service, and transportation to all of the entry points in the BWCAW and Quetico Park. Canadian Waters has over 25 models of Alumacraft, Bell, Dagger, Mad River, We-No-Nah, and Wilderness Systems canoes and kayaks to choose from. Let the only outfitter that was chosen to outfit the immediate families of two sitting presidents introduce you to the "World's Greatest Canoe Country." Call or write today for our award-winning packsack brochure.

Kawishiwi Lodge & Lake One Outfitters

Kawishiwi Lodge & Lake One Outfitters

3187 Fernberg Rd, P.O. Box 480
Ely, MN 55731
P: 218-365-5487

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  • Continental breakfast
  • MN fishing licenses
  • Bait
  • Youth group rates
  • Base camp accommodations

Packsack Canoe Trips

Packsack Canoe Trips

PO Box 780
Ely, MN 55731
P: 218-365-3788
TF: 800-365-3788
F: 218-365-3788

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  • Continental breakfast
  • MN fishing licenses
  • Tow service
  • Youth group rates
  • Base camp accommodations
  • Guide service

We do complete or partial outfitting, offering the finest in lightweight aluminum and ultra lightweight kevlar canoes, equipment and tasty foods. We help you route your trip free of charge and can reserve the BWCA or Quetico permit. We are located 3 miles from Ely on Fall Lake and are centrally located to transport to any of the area's BWCAW or Quetico entry points. Start your adventure with a stay in our unique lakeshore log cabin bunkhouse. Guided and fly-in trips available. Personal service is our specialty. We welcome any size group and do offer non-profit group rates.

Moose Track Adventures Outfitter and Guide Service

Moose Track Adventures Outfitter and Guide Service

593 Kawishiwi Trail
Ely, MN 55731
P: 218-365-4106

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  • Base camp accommodations
  • Guide service

Friendly and personalized outfitting by experienced personnel. We guarantee only top of the line ultra-lightweight gear and great tasting food. Serving all Ely area entry points and packages to satisfy all your needs. Specializing in guided Boundary Waters (BWCA) and Quetico trophy fly-fishing, fishing, eco-tours, and group trips. Direct access to the BWCA. Call and let your adventure begin here.

Boundary Waters Outfitters

Boundary Waters Outfitters

629 Kawishiwi Trail
Ely, MN 55731
P: 218-365-3466
TF: 800-777-7348
F: 218-365-5236

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  • Continental breakfast
  • MN fishing licenses
  • Bait
  • Tow service
  • Youth group rates
  • Base camp accommodations
  • Guide service

Outfitting the wilderness traveler since 1939, Boundary Waters Outfitters has everything you need to enjoy your trip into the BWCA. Completely outfitted trips with new, top of the line equipment and our new full menu complete with fresh food and all the fish fixins. Our staff provides professional trip routing and Guide Service is available for the nature lover and especially for the fisherman! Discounted packages available to youth, church, scouts and other organizations. Boundary Waters Outfitters has everything you need for a Great Wilderness Vacation all from our lakeside resort facility.

Canadian Border Outfitters

Canadian Border Outfitters

14635 Canadian Border Road
Ely, MN 55731
P: 218-365-5847
TF: 800-247-7530
F: 218-365-5847

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  • Continental breakfast
  • Restaurant
  • MN fishing licenses
  • Bait
  • Tow service
  • Youth group rates
  • Base camp accommodations

Full service outfitter located on Moose Lake. Quick breakfast & early tow to BWCAW & Quetico. Quality equipment, Kevlar canoes. Motel suites, nightly cabin rental, bunkhouse, hot showers, expert trip planning. Wireless Internet for guests.

Cliff Wold's Outfitting Co.

Cliff Wold's Outfitting Co.

1731 E. Sheridan
Ely, MN 55731
P: 218-365-3267
TF: 800-777-8546
F: 218-365-3267

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  • Continental breakfast
  • MN fishing licenses
  • Bait
  • Tow service
  • Youth group rates
  • Base camp accommodations

Serving BWCA/Quetico canoe trippers for over 50 years. Complete and partial outfitting. Quality lightweight canoes and equipment, and the tastiest canoe trail food. Friendly, knowledgeable staff is eager to help you plan the trip of a lifetime! Overnight accommodations – bunkhouse & campground.

Boundary Waters Canoe Adventures

Boundary Waters Canoe Adventures

3060 Echo Trail, PO Box 327
Ely, MN 55731
P: 218-343-7714
TF: 800-510-2947

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  • Continental breakfast
  • Restaurant
  • Bait
  • Youth group rates
  • Base camp accommodations
  • Guide service

We specialize in canoe trips for families, individuals and organized groups that feature fishing, nature, wildlife and photography. You'll get the best in trip planning, canoes or kayaks, camping gear and food from experienced outdoor veterans who live, work and play in the wilderness during all seasons of the year.

Boundary Waters Guide Service

Boundary Waters Guide Service

529 E. Sheridan St.
Ely, MN 55731
P: 218-343-7951

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Boundary Waters Guide Service LLC provides fully outfitted guided BWCAW canoe trip adventures for families and friends. Our trips include knowledgeable, cheerful, local guides. We unlock the mysteries of the Boundary Waters by sharing paddling and camping skills, fishing know-how, local history, and a naturalist perspective. We listen and customize each trip to your unique interests. We also publish a photo blog at www.BoundaryWatersBlogger.com sharing photos, stories, humor, wilderness skills, gear reviews, and naturalist insights from a life guiding in the BWCAW.

Williams & Hall Wilderness Guides & Outfitters

Williams & Hall Wilderness Guides & Outfitters

14694 Vosburgh Heights, PO Box 358
Ely, MN 55731
TF: 800-322-5837

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  • Continental breakfast
  • Restaurant
  • MN fishing licenses
  • Bait
  • Tow service
  • Youth group rates
  • Base camp accommodations
  • Guide service

All services available. The best in lightweight equipment, superb facilities, and great service. Strategically located on Moose Lake. Leave the details to us.

Voyageur North Outfitters

Voyageur North Outfitters

1829 E Sheridan St
Ely, MN 55731
P: 218-365-3251
TF: 800-848-5530

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  • MN fishing licenses
  • Bait
  • Tow service
  • Youth group rates
  • Base camp accommodations
  • Guide service

East end of Ely. No group/trip too small. Family run. Showers open to public. Live bait, tackle and fishing advice. BWCA and Quetico permits. Lodging. Open 5 am to 10 pm.

Ely Outfitting Company

Ely Outfitting Company

529 E. Sheridan St.
Ely, MN 55731
P: 218-343-7951

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  • Bait
  • Tow service
  • Youth group rates
  • Guide service

Quality Boundary Waters and Quetico canoe trip outfitting and trip planning for families and friends. Excellent friendly service from knowledgeable people who are passionate about sharing the Boundary Waters. See us for: (1) Complete quality outfitting packages, (2) Ultra-light canoe and gear rentals, and (3) Professionally guided canoe trips. We make planning your canoe trip fun and simple. We listen to your goals and interests and earn your trust. First-timers and families welcome. Free online planning map on our website.

Wilderness Outfitters

Wilderness Outfitters

1 East Camp Street
Ely, MN 55731
P: 218-365-3211
TF: 800-777-8572
F: 218-365-6288

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  • MN fishing licenses
  • Bait
  • Tow service
  • Youth group rates
  • Base camp accommodations
  • Guide service

Wilderness Outfitters, Inc., located in downtown Ely, Minnesota has provided quality outfitting services for trips into the BWCA, Canadian Quetico Park, and surrounding areas since 1921. Wilderness canoeing and camping is a way of life for us. We offer a lifetime of experience and we're eager to share our knowledge with you. We know the canoe routes and can recommend and outfit trips to fit your personal needs and trip itinerary. Our services include wilderness outfitting for canoeing, fishing, tent camping, fly-in trips, hiking, hunting, birding, and nature photography.

North Country Canoe Outfitters

North Country Canoe Outfitters

474 Kawishiwi Trail
Ely, MN 55731
P: 218-365-5581
TF: 800-552-5581
F: 218-365-5681

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  • Continental breakfast
  • MN fishing licenses
  • Tow service
  • Youth group rates
  • Base camp accommodations

Founded in 1984, North Country has grown to be one of the leading outfitters in the Boundary Water / Quetico wilderness area. Combining the latest in equipment technology with a food menu second to none for both variety and quality, the original owner & manager still maps each individual party with a unique route based on their specific trip expectations, ability level, and travel plans. From our lakeside base, we offer overnight accommodations, prompt transportation by van, towboat, and float plane, as well as direct paddle access to some of the quieter. lower entry quota areas of the BWCA.

Piragis Northwoods Co.

Piragis Northwoods Co.

105 N Central Avenue
Ely, MN 55731
P: 218-365-6745
TF: 800-223-6565
F: 218-365-6220

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  • MN fishing licenses
  • Tow service
  • Youth group rates
  • Guide service

We are a full service outfitter in every sense of those words. With an emphasis on service, we offer the newest and best equipment available. Wenonah Kevlar canoes, Granite Gear packs, food that can't be beat, and the friendliest most knowledgeable staff in Ely. What sets us apart is that we KNOW the wilderness. We have paddled the Boundary Waters and Quetico extensively and do so every year, so our knowledge is current. Call 800-223-6565 and ask for Adam or Drew.

Duane's Minnesota - Canadian Canoe Trips

Duane's Minnesota - Canadian Canoe Trips

3145 Highway 21
Babbitt, MN 55706
P: 218-827-2710
TF: 800-729-2710
F: 218-827-2356

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  • Youth group rates
  • Base camp accommodations

We invite you to experience the mystique of the BWCAW. We specialize in outfitting Minnesota-Canadian canoe camping trips from our base just minutes south of Ely! Let us assist you with every aspect of your BWCA canoe trip. Great rates, excellent food and equipment and outstanding service make us a favorite for youth groups, families and first-timers. We are celebrating our 35th year of professionally outfitting the BWCAW. Youth Groups, Bunkhouse / Cabin Accommodations, Complete or Partial Outfitting, Free Parking, Sauna / Showers, Souris River Kevlar Canoes, Airport Pick-Up, Store.

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