Big Lake Wilderness Lodge & Outfitters

Ely, Minnesota

Big Lake Wilderness Lodge & Outfitters is a campground located in Ely. Big Lake Wilderness Lodge is located 23 miles north of Ely on the scenic Echo Trail, which winds from Ely to Crane Lake. Surrounded by the Superior National Forest with its abundant wildlife, numerous hiking trails and proximity to the famed Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness, we're the most remote drive-in lodge in northern Minnesota. With 1,800 acres of water, 14 islands, and numerous inlets and bays, Big Lake is a place of rugged beauty. Here, you'll find life's most rewarding pleasures. Freshly caught fish ready for the frypan. Dense pine and birch forests with impressive vistas that have remained virtually unchanged for generations. Nighttime skies sparkling with a heaven full of stars and, sometimes, a vivid display of Northern Lights. Our clean air and pure waters invite you, your family and friends to enjoy the Northwoods out-of-doors.

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Address and Location details

3012 Echo Trail

Tel: (218) 365-2125
Tollfree: (800) 446-9080


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