Timber Trail Lodge
& Boundary Waters Outfitters

A premier Ely Minnesota Resort
Northeastern Minnesota’s Boundary Waters Canoe Area

Minnesota Resort

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Guided Fishing trips in MN Resort

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to Timber Trail Lodge a FOUR SEASON, Ely Minnesota Resort

Now Taking Reservations for Summer 2013. Call 800-777-7348

Timber Trail Lodge located on a chain of four interconnected lakes with direct access to the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness. Timber Trail Lodge offers both deluxe and economy priced cabins, excellent fishing, 11,000 acres of water to explore, a natural sand beach, children's activities, and Boundary Waters Canoeing Adventures all within easy access to the many recreational activities offered in Ely, Minnesota. When considering a Minnesota Resort vacation we hope you will consider Timber Trail Lodge and Boundary Waters Outfitters.


Minnesota Resorts with Lakeside Lodging and
Boundary Waters Canoe Outfitting!

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New Summer Specials on Select Weeks

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Ely, Minnesota was rated one of the
Best Towns 2009
by Outside Magazine
The Best Small Towns
Our 10 favorite adventure burgs

Timber Trail Lodge
and Ely, Minnesota
Best Adventure Towns
National Geographic Adventure Magazine
October 2009


Ely Minnesota Resorts-Accommodations

Rejuvenate your spirit at our Ely Minnesota Resort

Lodge Accommodations in Minnesota family resortTimber Trail Lodge offers four seasons of deluxe andeconomy priced lakeside cabin and motel accommodations. Our 14 cabins range in size from 1 to 6 bedrooms.  Our new Diamond Willow, Evergreen, and Wintergreen cabins are some of the finest lakeside cabin accommodations in Minnesota.  Our 4 BR Blue Spruce and White Pine cabins along with our motel/kitchenettes offer some of the most economically priced lakeside accommodations.  Ideal for family vacations, reunions, retreats, spring & fall, or winter getaways when considering an Ely Resort vacation, consider Timber Trail Lodge. "Special" pricing is now in effect through the summer of 2011. Timber Trail Lodge will meet or beat any Ely Resort for similarly priced accommodations.

Call 800-777-7348 for "special " pricing " Accommodations ."


Ely Minnesota Resorts-Why Ely MN?

Ely Resort Lakeside Guest Cabins

Dogsledding in our MN ResortEly Minnesota is truly a four season vacation destination. Ely was the favorite vacation destination of Charles Kuralt, and was selected as “one of Fifty Places a person should visit in their lifetime” by National Geographic Magazine. With over one million acres of wilderness out our back door, Ely Minnesota has been a vacation destination since the early 1900's. In addition to the Boundary Waters Wilderness Canoe Area, Timber Trail and Ely are home to The International Wolf Center, The North American Bear Center, The Dorothy Molter Museum, multiple area Golf Courses, and hiking trails. Timber Trail is conveniently located near  Ely's downtown specialty shops as well as the Boundary Waters canoe area Wilderness for  multiple day and overnight canoe trip options. For a list of the activities at Timber Trail and in the Ely area see " Things to do ."


Ely Minnesota Resorts-Activities

Hiking trails Near our Ely MN Resort

Timber Trail Lodge is a four season family oriented Minnesota Resort offering a natural sand beach, direct Boundary Waters access for day and overnight canoe trips, naturalist activities, modern to deluxe accommodations, winter activities, many rental options for boats and motors, fishing guide services , summer float plane rides, an evening of music around the campfire, and easy access to Ely and the many fine restaurants, shops, museums and activities offered in Ely and the surrounding area. For a full list of Timber Trail Lodge's activities, please visit " Why Timber Trail ."


Minnesota Resorts & Boundary Waters Outfitters !

BWCA Outfitting from our Ely Minnesota Family Resort

Timber Trail Lodge and Boundary Waters Outfitters are a full service canoe trip outfitter with direct Boundary Waters access. We service all Ely area entry points. We offer packages for families, fishermen, non-profit groups, and adventurers who want to experience the Boundary Waters. We offer full and partial outfitting packages, lodging accommodations, a variety of canoe rental options, route planning services, fishing information, and the finest in wilderness camping equipment at competitive prices. For additional information on the outfitting services we provide, please visit “ Boundary Waters Outfitters ."


Minnesota Resorts-Fishing

Guided & Self-Guided Fishing Trips

Northern Minnesota is fishing. Here at Timber Trail Lodge we have a long history of providing fishing services to the many fisherpersons who visit us each year. Our guide and informational services are excellent. Our guides spend well over 150 days each summer guiding our guests, many of whom return each year for their annual fishing excursion. Our chain of four interconnected lakes offer fishing for walleyes, northern pike, bass and pinfish. Additionally, we can offer Boundary Waters fishing options for those that wish to get off the beaten path and experience more remote lake fishing, by canoe or motor boat with a Boundary Water's permit. For additional information on Timber Trail Lodge's  fishing, please visit “ Fishing Packages ."

Ely Minnesota is rated one of the Top Fishing Towns in America
by Field & Stream Magazine
January 2008




Our Diamond Willow Cabin was Featured on Great American Lodges -- PBS



A winter special featuring Wintergreen Dogsledding Lodge and Timber Trail Lodge's Diamond Willow Cabin




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