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Escape to this Secluded Haven in the heart of MN's Superior National Forest

River Point Resort & Outfitting Company is a naturally superior NE Minnesota wilderness retreat. In this up-north haven, you'll find all the entertainment you could want in the great outdoors. This magnificent resort sits on a private peninsula, with a mile of secluded shoreline on Birch Lake and the South Kawishiwi River, so you're sure to feel relaxed, and rejuvenated by the peaceful surroundings. Enjoy that fresh Northwoods air, those pristine waters, and the starry skies; not to mention the scent of pine trees, all which set the scene for days of fishing, hiking, paddling, and boating. Don't forget to take a memorable trip to the Boundary Waters too! All outfitted by River Point, of course. End active days in the comfort of a luxurious lakefront vacation home cabin, villa, or chalet with a fireplace and whirlpool – upscale living in the great Northwoods. And since River Point is accessible from Minneapolis/St. Paul, it makes it even easier to plan your next getaway!


Staying at River Point Resort & Outfitting Co. puts you in the midst of the beautiful Minnesota North Woods. And one of the best way to enjoy the area is by simply lounging on the beach and working on your tan, taking in the sunshine and taking in the view. You can also dive into the lake if you want too! It's just one more reason to head to River Point Resort & Outfitting Co., today!


River Point Resort & Outfitting Co. embodies what makes a week at the lake a great Minnesota family tradition. In the pristine Northwoods, outdoor recreation abounds and distractions like TV and video games are better left in the city. Reconnect on the kids' first fishing trip or roasting marshmallows over the campfire.


River Point Resort & Outfitting Co. is the perfect place for a family reunion because there's something for everyone in the family to love. Whether you have fishermen in the family, or those who just enjoy tranquility on the lake, this is the place to reconnect with the people who matter the most!


The proof is in the fishing: Birch Lake was recently rated the No. 2 walleye lake in Minnesota. Fish the bays and coves of its more than 6,000 acres with a guide or on your own. River Point Resort & Outfitting Co. has a full-service marina, seven dock sites and complimentary fishing seminars to enhance your experience.


The two of you will love this romantic escape to the Northwoods at River Point. Romance packages welcome you with a bottle of wine and gourmet chocolates, and an unlimited supply of firewood for your wood-burning fireplace, and a one-of-a-kind setting. The amazing lake views are sure to help set the mood on your getaway, while catching the sunrise or sunset over the water is sure to kindle that romantic spirit. There's no better place to getaway than this!


River Point Resort & Outfitting Co. is proud of the legacy they've created over years of friendly service and professional accommodations. Part of that legacy is their commitment to enjoying and caring for the natural beauty around them. Come and experience the unparalleled atmosphere of the Minnesota North Woods at River Point Resort & Outfitting Co.


River Point Resort & Outfitting Co. offers beautiful spaces that will have you feeling like you've found the perfect home away from home. With knotty pine walls and amenities like fully stocked kitchens and lots of space, you'll find everything you're looking for! At River Point Resort & Outfitting Co., you can experience both a rustic vacation and modern luxury!


River Point Resort & Outfitting Co. sits on a beautiful peninsula on the shores of Birch Lake. Ninety percent of its surrounding land is undeveloped, an incredibly pristine body of water that stretches for more than 6,000 acres. A full-service marina offers swimming, boating, fishing and more on your NE Minnesota getaway.


A honeymoon celebration at River Point amidst the natural rugged beauty of nature in the Northwoods that offers endless opportunities for outdoor recreation is not only very special, but also profoundly peaceful. Enjoy each other’s company without distractions and rejuvenate your spirits and energy with the Honeymoon Package. Romantic lodging choices, private boat with motor for endless exploration of Birch Lake, or paddle your own canoe into the famous Boundary Waters Canoe Area. At the end of the day, relax with your welcome bottle of wine and gourmet chocolates to toast your new future together.

Cabins, Cottages, and Chalets

Whether you choose a vacation home, villa or chalet, you'll never sacrifice a great view at River Point Resort. With knotty pine interiors, fireplaces, full kitchens, and up to three bedrooms, all River Point accommodations are privately set along the resort's pristine Birch Lake shoreline.

  • Wifi
  • Restaurant Onsite
  • Pets Allowed
  • Property Size 16 units
  • Conference Facility
  • Kids Allowed
  • Nearby City Ely
  • Nearby Water Birch Lake/South Kawishiwi River
  • Open Dates May 12 to Oct 1

Plan your next group event at River Point Resort & Outfitting Co..

Enjoy the company of your family and friends in River Point's multi-bedroom luxury vacation homes. Small groups are comfortable in one home and larger groups can opt for more!

For more information please call +1 (800) 456 - 5580 or Send Inquiry.

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Nearest Airports

  • Atikokan Municipal Airport (YIB) / 67.6 miles
  • Duluth International Airport (DLH) / 69 miles
  • Chisholm Hibbing Airport (HIB) / 57.2 miles

* Not all airports listed here may be open to public use, or service commercial flights

Additional Information

  • Gift Shop
  • Library
  • Beach
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating & Watercraft
  • Boat Docks
  • Canoeing
  • Fire Pit(s)
  • Fishing Pier(s)
  • Fly Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Outdoor Grill(s)
  • Hiking
  • Kayaking
  • Marina
  • Wildlife & Nature
  • Picnic Table(s)
  • Play Ground
Room Amenities
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Coffee Maker
  • Deck
  • Fireplace
  • Full Kitchen
  • Hair Dryer
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Sundeck
  • Whirlpool
  • Bocce Ball
  • Horseshoes
  • Photography
  • Shopping
  • Sightseeing
  • Swimming
  • Volleyball
  • Free Parking
  • Shuttle Service
  • Fishing Guides
  • Laundry Facilities
Languages Spoken
  • English
12007 River Point Road Ely, Minnesota 55731 United States  
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