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Both a resort and an outfitter, Timber Trail Lodge & Resort provides an outdoors-based getaway that's just for you! Offering four-season accommodations with incredible activities to match, Timber Trail Resort highlights the best of northeast Minnesota. Whether motorized boating on Farm Lake, canoeing in the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness and exploring Superior National Forest with the resort's naturalist, or snowmobiling and dogsledding, you're assured just the right level of excitement in any season. Modern cabins offer one to six bedrooms with fully-equipped kitchens. Boat docking, grills and decks complete each cabin. You're sure to have a comfortable stay. Timber Trail Lodge & Resort is a return to nature without giving up modern conveniences!

  • Wifi
  • Restaurant Onsite
  • Pets Allowed
  • Property Size 18 units
  • Conference Facility
  • Kids Allowed
  • Nearby City Ely
  • Nearby Water Farm Lake
  • Open Dates All Year


Located in Minnesota, Timber Trail Lodge & Resort is near a number of different lakes, including Farm Lake and the Boundary Waters. Enjoy a plethora of different beaches while you're here. Ask the friendly staff to help you find the one that's just for you! Pack your towel and swimming suit and get ready for the vacation of a lifetime.


Family activities and adventure await you at the diverse Timber Trail Lodge & Resort. You'll find free waterfront action for kids, including kayaks, a natural sand beach, hiking and naturalist activities, or enjoy a Boundary Waters excursion right from your lakeside cabin. The resort is also conveniently located near the town of Ely and the Boundary Waters.


Looking for a group getaway? Whether it's to hold a business meeting, or conference with others, at Timber Tail Resort & Lodge, the options are practically endless. Catering services, complimentary Wi-Fi, and of course, the beautiful surroundings are sure to make your event a hit!


Bring together the whole family for a fun-filled Minnesota reunion at the Timber Trail Lodge & Resort! Located on the shores of Farm Lake, the lodge offers you a truly relaxing setting to spread out and unwind with your loved ones. Their spacious accommodations will easily host the whole group, and an attentive staff can help you plan private meals or catering. From lounging on the beach to kayaking through the waters to hiking nearby, there's plenty for everyone to enjoy!


Want direct access to the Boundary Waters Canoe Area? Want to be situated on the massive White Iron Chain of lakes? Well then, Timber Trail Lodge & Resort is for you! Experience everything the Northwoods have to offer. The wildlife, the scenery, it's all waiting for you.


Offering experienced fishing guides and a variety of fishing packages to tempt any fisherman, Timber Trail Lodge & Resort also rents out canoes and boats. Fishing in this chain of lakes or in the Boundary Waters is fantastic for northern pikes, walleye, smallmouth bass and crappies. There's bait, tackle, and freezers for your catch onsite!


Is there anything more romantic than an evening on the lake, watching the sunset behind the trees, as the colors reflect on the calm water? At Timber Trail Lodge & Resort, the answer is "absolutely not." Absorb the beautiful atmosphere and scenery at your own pace with the one you love!


When you're in Minnesota, take advantage of all of the snow! At Timber Trail Lodge, you'll be near Afton ski hill. Pack your skis and snowboard and bundle up. Whether you're an avid skier or a snow bunny, this is the perfect place for you! Book your next ski vacation today!

Pet Friendly

Looking to bring Fido along on your vacation? That's good, because the Timber Trail Lodge & Resort loves animals as much as you do! Quiet and well-behaved pets are more than welcome and most cabins are pet-friendly, though there are some restrictions. While walking your pets on the beach isn't allowed, other designated walking areas are available.


With direct access to the Boundary Waters Canoe Area and to the White Iron Chain of Lakes, diverse and exciting natural habitats are around every corner. Whether you're looking to hike or bike, or simply take a boat out on the lake, you're sure to get lost in the beauty surrounding you. Get out and explore the pristine beauty of the Northwoods today!


The beautiful cabin features at Timber Trail & Lodge are the perfect home away from home. Enjoy beautiful views and cabins featuring stone fireplaces! The location is near all of the action, so you won't have to worry about traveling far. You'll be treated like royalty on your next vacation to Minnesota.


Timber Trail Lodge & Resort rests on the southern shore of Farm Lake, an unrestricted lake and part of a chain of four lakes. On the Kawishiwi River, an amazing point of entry into the Boundary Waters, the activities include canoeing, kayaking, boating, swimming and hiking at a truly exciting lake getaway! Experience the ultimate northern Minnesota lakes adventure!


Newlyweds will love the beautiful cabin accommodations featuring stone fireplaces and beautiful views of the water during your honeymoon getaway at Timber Trail Lodge & Resort. Take a short drive to the Bass Lake trail head and enjoy a day of wandering hand-in-hand on miles of hiking trails. You can enjoy a canoeing adventure together in the Boundary Waters Canoe Area, or take a drive to the casino to test your luck!

Cabins, Cottages, and Chalets

Choose a deluxe lakeside cabin for a family or group getaway, or a cozy and secluded cabin for the two of you. Whether it is a one-bedroom unit or a truly luxurious four-season six-bedroom cabin, you'll find features like decks and full kitchens. Relax and feel comforted among charming Northwoods themes at the Timber Trail Lodge & Resort!


Spend the holidays in Ely and enjoy an unforgettable family getaway. Three-bedroom group cabins are perfect for ringing in the New Year, or celebrating one of the summer holidays on the lake! Timber Trail Lodge & Resort also helps your ring in winter holidays with dog sledding, snowmobiling. and more. Your holiday planning just got a lot easier!


Timber Trail Lodge & Resort has canoe outfitting for any size group with a wide variety of canoes and packages. Travel by canoe into the Boundary Waters and go camping for a night or extended stay. The resort's outfitter specializes in wilderness trips to the Boundary Waters for fishermen, families, non-profit groups and outdoor adventurers!

  • Game Room/Arcade
  • Gift Shop
  • Pack N Play
  • Sauna
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Coffee Maker
  • Deck
  • Fireplace
  • Full Kitchen
  • Jacuzzi
  • Kitchenette
  • Microwave
  • Picnic Tables
  • Refrigerator
  • Whirlpool
  • Photography
  • Shopping
  • Sightseeing
  • Swimming
  • Beach
  • Biking/Bicycling
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating & Watercraft
  • Boat Docks
  • Canoeing
  • Cross Country Skiing
  • Fire Pit(s)
  • Fishing Pier(s)
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Outdoor Grill(s)
  • Hiking
  • Ice Fishing
  • Kayaking
  • Marina
  • Wildlife & Nature
  • Picnic Table(s)
  • Play Ground
  • Snowmobiling
  • Fishing Guides
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Plan your next group event at Timber Trail Lodge & Resort.

With deluxe cabins and private vacation homes, Timber Trail has all the space and amenities you need for your next reunion, retreat or group getaway. Inquire now!

For more information please call +1 (855) 762 - 9351 or Send Inquiry.



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Nearest Airports

  • Atikokan Municipal Airport (YIB) / 61.6 miles
  • Duluth International Airport (DLH) / 75.2 miles
  • Chisholm Hibbing Airport (HIB) / 62 miles

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

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