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Newly Renovated Cabins Along the Shores of Bear Island Lake

For nearly 80 years, Timber Wolf Lodge has been offering exceptional Ely, Minnesota vacations. Our guests adore 2,362 acre Bear Island Lake along with its phenomenal Walleye, Northern Pike and Small Mouth Bass populations, and 22 islands to explore. We are also proud to be the only Ely resort that offers a free guided hike to majestic Kawishiwi Falls. Newly remodeled and furnished cabins continue to add to the experience. Each master bedroom is now equipped with a queen-size Sleep Number Bed and luxury linens. At the beach, there is a brand new water trampoline. Our marina includes new Tohatsu outboard motors for our fishing fleet, or you can upgrade to our Alumacraft, our 21’ Northwood's Pontoon or our Larson ski boat. All water toys at Timber Wolf Lodge are free for our guests. These include canoes, kayaks and stand-up paddleboards. Each cabin features free guest amenities that include: WiFi, private fire pits at each cabin, firewood delivered daily and a Finnish Sauna. Well-behaved family pets are always welcome to join you at TWL. Each cabin features Keurig single-cup coffee brewers - enjoy a fresh brewed cup of coffee every morning, courtesy of Timber Wolf Lodge. Start off each morning by relaxing on your lakeside deck overlooking the tranquility of Bear Island Lake. With access to the lake, nature, fishing, hiking and much more, Timber Wolf Lodge provides a relaxing Ely escape.

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Lake view at Timber Wolf Lodge Cabins. The Timber Wolf Lodge offers 29 RV lake front and lake view camping sites. Each site has water and electric hook-ups and we offer a shared dump station. Our RV guests access all of our resort amenities. Are you bringing your own boat? Timber Wolf Lodge provides dock space. Book your next vacation today!
Amenities
Open Dates
  • May 2 to Sep 31
Property Size
  • 12 units
Nearby City
  • Ely
Nearby Water
  • Bear Island Lake
General
  • Bicycles
  • Casino
  • Outdoor Playground
  • Sauna
Room
  • Alarm Clock
  • Balcony
  • Coffee Maker
  • Deck
  • Fireplace
  • Full Kitchen
  • Kitchenette
  • Microwave
  • Patio
  • Refrigerator
  • Sundeck
Activities
  • Gambling
  • Hunting and Shooting
  • Photography
  • Shopping
  • Sightseeing
  • Swimming
  • ATV/Fourwheeling
  • Beach
  • Biking/Bicycling
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating & Watercraft
  • Boat Docks
  • Canoeing
  • Fire Pit(s)
  • Fishing Pier(s)
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Golf Course
  • Outdoor Grill(s)
  • Hiking
  • Kayaking
  • Marina
  • Wildlife & Nature
  • Picnic Table(s)
  • Play Ground
  • Sailing
Services
  • Fishing Guides
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Nearest Airports

  • Duluth International Airport (DLH) / 65.7 miles
  • Chisholm Hibbing Airport (HIB) / 49.7 miles
  • Atikokan Municipal Airport (YIB) / 70.2 miles

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

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