The Ely area provides unique opportunities for those seeking hiking experiences. Depending upon the experience you are seeking, assorted hiking trails can lead you either on a short jaunt, vigorous day trip or an extended wilderness trek. Hundreds of miles of hiking trails can be accessed in the Ely area. With good planning and proper trip preparation, a day on a Northwoods trail can be rewarding and memorable. Hiking trail information and maps are available at the Ely Chamber of Commerce, the Kawishiwi Range District office, and at local lodging facilities.