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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!

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Amenities
Open Dates
  • May 13 to Oct 2
Property Size
  • 16 units
Nearby City
  • Ely
Nearby Water
  • Birch Lake/South Kawishiwi River
General
  • Gift Shop
  • Library
Room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Coffee Maker
  • Deck
  • Fireplace
  • Full Kitchen
  • Hair Dryer
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Sundeck
  • Whirlpool
Activities
  • Bocce Ball
  • Horseshoes
  • Photography
  • Shopping
  • Sightseeing
  • Swimming
  • Volleyball
  • 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
Services
  • Shuttle Service
  • Fishing Guides
  • Laundry Facilities
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Group Information

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

Packages
starting at $99 Spring Fishing Package

*Spring Fishing Package May 13-June 19, 2018*

- Lakefront Comfortable Cabin, Villa, or Chalet Lodging with full kitchen–Deck and Grill*

- 16′ Boat with 9.9 hp or 15 hp motor, life jackets, and boat cushions, or dock-age for your personal boat**

- Fish Filleting

- Bait (maximum of 2 dz per boat/day: choice of leeches, minnows, crawlers dependent on availability)

- First Tank of Gas

- Use of kayaks, paddle boats, hiking trail, and all other River Point amenities

- Guides Available

- Don’t want a motorized boat? Substitute a canoe instead

Spring Fishing Package Rates:

- 2-3 persons: per person per night: $119

- 4 persons: per person per night: $109

- 5-6 persons: per person per night: $99

Boat Allocation: 1-3 adults: one 16′ boat; 4-5 adults: two 16′ boats; 6 adults: three 16′ boats. (Allocation may vary for families with children.)

Deal Expires

June 15, 2018

Travel Dates
  • May 13, 2018 to June 19, 2018
Terms and Conditions

Available May 13-June 19, 2018 and based on a minimum 3 night rental for 2 persons. Tax, 6% resort fee, fishing license, fishing rods/reels, and tackle are additional. Not applicable on previous reservations or Memorial Weekend (5/26, 27, 28). *Lodging choice dependent upon availability best suited to fulfill occupancy capacity. Other restrictions may apply. **Upgrades to Pro Fishing Boats are not available with the Spring Fishing Package

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Summer Fishing Packages

*Summer “Short Stay” Fishing Package*

Designed for Minnesota walleye fishing trips that are shorter than a week…most often a 3-night or 3-night rental.

- Lakefront Comfortable Villa or Chalet Lodging with full kitchen–Deck and Grill*

- 16′ Boat with 9.9 hp or 15 hp motor, life jackets, and boat cushions, or dockage for your personal boat**

- Backrest swivel boat seats

- Fish Filleting

- Bait (maximum of 2 dz per boat/day: choice of leeches, minnows, crawlers dependent on availability)

- First Tank of Gas per boat (6 gallons)

- Use of kayaks, paddle boats, hiking trail, and all other River Point amenities

Summer “Short Stay” Fishing Package Rates

- 2-3 persons: per person per night: $139

- 4 persons: per person per night: $129

- 5-6 persons: per person per night: $119

Boat Allocation: 1-3 adults: one 16′ boat; 4-5 adults: two 16′ boats; 6 adults: three 16′ boats. (Allocation may vary for families with children.)

*Summer Weekly Fishing Package June 10-July 7, 2018*

Weekly Package designed for more serious fisher people with extra inclusions. Rental basis is on a Saturday to Saturday basis only in Cabin lodging.  Customize your arrival/departure week’s stay in Villa or Chalet Lodging.

- Lakefront Comfortable Cabin, Villa, or Chalet Lodging with full kitchen–Deck and Grill*

- 16′ Boat with 9.9 hp or 15 hp motor, life jackets, and boat cushions, or dock-age for your personal boat**

- Electric trolling motor

- Backrest swivel boat seats, life jackets, and boat cushions, or dock-age for your personal boat

- Fish Filleting

- Bait (maximum of 2 dz per boat/day: choice of leeches, minnows, crawlers dependent on availability)

- First Tank of Gas per boat (6 gallons)

- Use of kayaks, paddle boats, hiking trail, and all other River Point amenities

Don’t want a motorized boat? Substitute a canoe instead

Summer Weekly Fishing Package Rates:

- 1-2 persons: per person per week: $805

- 3-5 persons: per person per week: $705

- 6+ persons: per person per week: $685

Boat Allocation: 1-3 adults: one 16′ boat; 4-5 adults: two 16′ boats; 6 adults: three 16′ boats. (Allocation may vary for families with children.)

Upgraded ProFishing Boat:

- 16′ V-Hull Boat

- 50-60 hp Motor

- Power trim and tilt

- Live well

- Leather pedestal swivel seats

- Electric trolling motor

- Locator

- Life jackets and cushion

- Upgrade dependent upon availability

Try your luck….Minnesota Walleye Fishing Resorts. In Ely Minnesota your best pick is River Point Resort® on Birch Lake!

Deal Expires

July 4, 2018

Travel Dates
  • June 10, 2018 to July 7, 2018
Terms and Conditions

*Available June 10-July 7, 2018 and based upon a minimum 3 night rental for 2 persons. Tax, 6% resort fee, fishing license, fishing rods/reels, and tackle additional. *Not applicable on previous reservations. *Villa or Chalet lodging choice dependent upon availability best suited to fulfill occupancy capacity. Cabin lodging is not an option with this Package. **Upgrades to ProFishing Boats are not available with this Package. Other restrictions may apply.

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Honeymoon and Romance Package

Perfect romantic Minnesota honeymoon resort getaway…Rejuvenate, Renew, Reconnect

A honeymoon vacation celebration, or just getting away from your “everyday world” for a tranquil romantic Holiday is special. Celebrate your special birthday, anniversary, engagement, mini-moon or any special time with the perfectromantic honeymoon romance package at secluded River Point Resort, a northern Minnesota honeymoon vacation resort.

Enjoy each others company without distractions, rejuvenate your spirits and energy, and immerse yourself in the beauty and serenity of River Point’s Naturally Superior™ location on Birch Lake and the South Kawishiwi River, outside of Ely, at the doorstep of the Boundary Waters Canoe Area–a fabulous Minnesota honeymoon destination.

Package Includes:
  • Unlimited plush toweling
  • Unlimited firewood for the wood-burning fireplace
  • Welcome Basket of goodies
  • Gourmet chocolates
  • Informal non-professional photo shoot to capture your “Wilderness Memories”
  • Two passes to the world famous International Wolf Center
  • Unlimited use of a 16′ boat with 9.9 or 15 hp motor, life jackets, boat cushions for each day of your stay
  • Unlimited use of a 17′ canoe*
  • Four hours on a Specialty Boat: either a pontoon boat or profishing touring boat (choice dependent upon availability; gas additional)
  • Use of resort complimentary amenities: on land amenities, and on water amenities
  • A special gift bottle of wine

3 Nights - $495

4 Nights - $545

5 Nights - $590

6 Nights - $645

7 Nights - $695

Deal Expires

October 25, 2018

Travel Dates
  • October 25, 2017 to October 25, 2018
Terms and Conditions

Honeymoon Romance Package rate is added onto the rate of the lodging choice selected. Rates indicated are for two persons based on 2-persons maximum per accommodation. Honeymoon Romance Package rate is in addition to the rate of the accommodation selected. Bait, fishing licenses, gas are additional. Reservations made over Blueberry Arts Festival (7/28, 7/29, 7/30), and the day prior of 7/27, are subject to a 10% surcharge. Rate subject to 9.875% MN sales tax and local tax, plus a 6% resort fee. Rates subject to change with or without notice. Deposit: 50%

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Taste of the Northwoods Canoe Trip

Sample the Boundary Waters Canoe Area with an overnight trip package offered by River Point Resort. This remote wilderness area of a million acres plus sits at the doorstep of River Point and is easily accessible via the South Kawishiwi River.Named one of the “50 Places of a Lifetime” to visit in your lifetime by National Geographic Traveler, treat yourself to an incredible experience made ever so easy with the help of River Point Resort.

When renting a vacation home, villa, or chalet at River Point Resort for a minimum of three nights or more, you have the option of further experiencing the wilderness at River Point’s doorstep when going on the “Taste of the North Woods”, 2-Day, 1-Night canoe/camping adventure. This package offers resort guests a reduced rate to try wilderness canoe/camping. This is especially fun for families who want just a “taste” of wilderness camping and canoeing.  Two great plans offered by River Point Outfitting Co.™ are available.

Option #1: Overnight in the Boundary Waters Canoe Area (US camping permit required).

Option #2: Overnight on the wilderness shoreline of the South Kawishiwi River and Birch Lake, which are adjacent to the BWCA, but require no US camping permit.  Due to the virtual uninhabited shoreline of these pristine waters, the same feeling of remoteness is yours to delight in, as you would experience in the Boundary Waters.  With either option, you will “Paddle the Quiet Side.”

No US camping permit required with Option #2.

Includes: All equipment – aluminum canoes, paddles, life vests, tent, sleeping bags, stuff sacks, therm-a-rest sleep pads, pack sacks, folding saw, gas stove, cook kit and utensils. Also included are travel maps, a pre-trip routing session and transport to your wilderness entry point.

“Taste of the North Woods”Canoe Trip Rates
Rate without food:  $355 for up to 4 persons
Each Additional person: $50
Deposit: $100

Deal Expires

September 30, 2018

Travel Dates
  • May 13, 2018 to October 2, 2018
Terms and Conditions

Fishing license, tax, 6% resort fee, and guide gratuity, if applicable, are extra. Rates subject to change without notice.

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Family Reunion Package

The Best Family Reunion Resorts Minnesota…”A Magical Memory-Making Place”

Looking for a special wilderness getaway for your next family reunion resorts Minnesota package? Here at River Point Resort & Outfitting Co. on 6,000 acre Birch Lake in the heart of the Superior National Forest and adjacent to the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness we have a long tradition of hosting family reunion resorts Minnesota.

Reconnect, Reminisce, and Rekindle Relationships

Deal Expires

September 30, 2018

Travel Dates
  • May 13, 2018 to October 2, 2018
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Girlfriend Getaway Package

Reminisce, relax, reconnect are the only rules when the girls hit the road to River Point Resort & Outfitting Co. When women want to find the perfect travel partners, they know where to look: each other!  Consider a spacious lakefront 2-bedroom Villa or the new 1-bedroom Chalets for up to four persons for your getaway at the lake.

Deal Expires

September 30, 2018

Travel Dates
  • May 13, 2018 to October 2, 2018
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