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A Secluded Haven in the Heart of Minnesota'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 11 to Oct 3
Property Size
  • 16 units
Nearby City
  • Ely
Nearby Water
  • Birch Lake/South Kawishiwi River
General
  • Gift Shop
  • Library
  • Sauna
  • Wireless Internet
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
Parking
  • Free Parking
Services
  • Shuttle Service
  • Fishing Guides
  • Laundry Facilities
Suitability
  • Children Welcome
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Groups - Reunions
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!
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
Honeymoon and Romance Package Starting at $495 For 3 Nights

Romantic Minnesota Honeymoon getaway package includes unlimited toweling, welcome basket, gourmet chocolates, and a gift of a bottle of wine. Unlimited use of a 16’ boat with motor, canoes, kayaks, and four hours on a pontoon or profishing/touring boat are inclusive with this amazing Ely, MN resort package.

Rejuvenate and rekindle relationships at River Point Resort-the perfect Ely, Minnesota romantic getaway resort, and one of the perfect Minnesota resorts with incredible privacy on a mile of shoreline. 

Make it even more special by enjoying each other's company without distractions or interruptions in the beauty of River Point's amazing wilderness location with exta comfort and amenities.

Perfect for a honeymoon resort destination vacation or a romantic getaway in Minnesota to celebrate anything special, a birthday, an anniversary, and more!

Want additional nights?

3 Nights - $495

4 Nights - $545

5 Nights - $590

6 Nights - $645

7 Nights - $695

Choose from the following accommodation choices:

  • Villas
  • Chalets
  • Riverview Vacation Home Cabin
  • The Point Vacation Home Cabin
  • Hideaway Cabin

 

 

Deal Expires

December 31, 2020

Travel Dates
  • May 15, 2020 to October 2, 2020
Terms and Conditions

Rates indicated are for two persons based on 2-persons maximum per accommodation · Package rate is in addition to the nightly or weekly rate of the accommodation selected. Bait, fishing licenses, gas are additional. Reservations made over Ely's Blueberry Arts Festival (7/24, 7/25, 7/26), are subject to a 10% surcharge, as is the night of 7/23 prior to the Festival start. Rate subject to MN sales tax and local tax, plus a 6% resort fee.

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starting at $99 Spring Fishing Package

Great spring walleye, northern pike, and smallmouth bass fishing action on 20-mile long Birch Lake...a premier Minnesota walleye fishing lake, and a true wilderness fishing lake with no motor restrictions or permits needed to enjoy the fine fishing. River Point Resort is sited on the northern, and most private half of beautiful Birch Lake.

No other lake in the Ely area, outside of the protected Boundary Waters has the incredible amount of pristine wilderness shoreline that Birch Lake has. Discover the pleasure of viewing less shoreline development and more wilderness seclusion. Discover the smell of freshly-caught walleye as you enjoy your private fish fry in a secluded bay.  

Package offered from May 13 thru June 5, 2020 and includes:

  • 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 dockage for your personal boat
  • Fish Filleting, packaging and freezing
  • 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 Expedition 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

See their website for more information on this package.https://riverpointresort.com/specials-and-packages/minnesota-walleye-fishing-resorts/

Deal Expires

December 31, 2020

Travel Dates
  • May 15, 2020 to June 5, 2020
Terms and Conditions

Based on minimum 3 night rental for 2 persons. Tax, 6% service fee, fishing license, fishing rods/reels, and tackle are additional. Not applicable on previous reservations or Memorial Weekend (5/22,23,24). Lodging choice dependent upon availability best suited to fulfill occupancy capacity. Upgrades to other equipment not applicable. Other restrictions may apply.

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Taste of the Northwoods Package

When renting a vacation home cabin, a cabin, villa, or chalet at River Point Resort for a minimum of four 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.

And, at the end of your canoe trip, enjoy a wonderful "steam" in River Point's new state of the art Finnish style sauna. Relaxing!

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, packsacks, 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.

Want us to pack the food?
Add on $9 per meal per person. Typically, we pack lunch and dinner on day one, and breakfast and lunch on day two. You may select food from the River Point Outfitting Co.™ deluxe menu planner which offers many fresh entrees, as well as lightweight dehydrated food choices. Food is packed in its own food pack, and includes a kitchen camp kit (dish soap, trash bags, bar soap, scrub pads, etc.)

Want a guide?
Add on $455/day for up to four persons. $60/day for each extra person.

Want a Kevlar canoe? (lightest weight canoe) Add on $10 per person/day for either a 17' or 18' two or three seat kevlar canoe. Add on $12 per person/day for a 4-seat, 23' kevlar canoe.

More Information: https://riverpointresort.com/specials-and-packages/boundary-waters-canoe-trip/

Deal Expires

December 31, 2020

Travel Dates
  • May 15, 2020 to October 2, 2020
Terms and Conditions

Early reservations are encouraged for best BWCA permit availability Fishing license, tax, 6% resort fee, and guide gratuity, if applicable, are extra. Rates subject to change without notice.

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