Ely Minnesota is home to The Boundary Waters Canoe Area and famous for our incredible fishing and wilderness experience. Take your next vacation up north.

Ely Seasonal Events

The best events of the season can be found right here on elymn.com.

WolfTrack Classic Dog Sled Race


Mrs. Claus’ Christmas Party


Ely Winter Festival

In the coldest months of the year Ely comes to...

Where is Ely Minnesota

Ely MN is located in the heart of The Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness. Home to Canoeing and Kayaking the crystal clear waters of the BWCA, Ely is a small town with about 3500 residents, surrounded by hundreds of local lakes and excellent fishing. Summer is filled with Camping, Canoeing, Fishing and hiking, while winter is full of Dog Sledding, Ice Fishing, Winter Camping, Snowshoeing and Snowmobiling. Whether Spring, Summer, Fall or Winter, Ely Minnesota has an adventure awaiting you and your family for your next vacation.

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December 20, 2011 |

Community Classes

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What are The Boundary Waters

The Boundary Waters — also called the Quetico-Superior country — is a region of wilderness straddling the...

November 22, 2011 |

Ely Minnesota is your Winter Destination

Ely MN is known for its amazing Winter Activities; we don't slow down up here just because it's winter. If...

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