Ely Links

ttlodgeBWCA Guide/Outfitters

Rob Nelson’s Ely Fishing Guide Co. – www.elyfishingguide.com 

Boundary Waters Outfitters – www.boundarywatersoutfitters.com

Boundary Waters Guide Service www.boundarywatersguideservice.com 

Ely Lodging

Timber Trail Lodge – www.timbertrail.com


The Wilderness at Fortunes Bay

The Wilderness has received several recognitions from highly familiar publications. Golf Magazine named The Wilderness as one of the “Best New Courses to Play.” Travel & Leisure Golf recognized The Wilderness as a “2004 Best New Public/Resort Courses.” And more recently Golf Week listed The Wilderness to its Top 40 list.

The Ely Golf Course

Casey Rice, course superintendent, is committed to making the Ely Golf Club the premier Boundary Waters Golf experience in Minnesota. Our greens consist of a bent/poa mix and our fairways and tees consist of a bluegrass/poa mix. Eco-friendly course management and a commitment to our environment are what drive Casey and his team to continue development of the most beautiful golf courses in northern Minnesota



Ely’s newest restaurant and cocktail lounge. Fun dining in a fine atmosphere featuring patio dining in the heart of Ely. Open Daily, 11 am to 10 pm. 302 E. Sheridan StreetPhone: (218) 365-7772

Chocolate Moose

Casual dining right on the main drag in Ely includes healthy salads and soup for lunch and menu items like beef tenderloin for dinner. Outdoor seating available when weather permits. 101 N. Central Ave. (Sheridan Street), 218.365.6343

Ely Steak House

For a good steak, salad and potato meal, you can’t miss with the Ely Steak House. Several cuts of beef, some chicken and, of course, walleye are included on the menu and there are daily specials. Roasted vegetables (quite good) are extra, as are fried onion rings or onions, mushrooms or green peppers atop your steak. 216 E Shreidan, 218.365.7412

Evergreen Restaurant (at the Grand Ely Lodge)

Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner. 45 Dinner items including Walleye & Prime Rib. Lounge Appetizer Menu – 4 TV’s. Indoor or Outdoor Seating overlooking Shagawa Lake. Open 7 Days a Week- 1 Mile from Downtown Ely. 400 North Pioneer Road
Phone: 218-365-6565 1-800-365-5070 or 1-877-GRAND-ELY

Burntside Lodge

Fine dining restaurant open for dinner daily (beginning at 6 pm), breakfast Saturday and Sundays (8 – 10 am). May 27th to September 18th. Reservations recommended. 2755 Burntside Lodge Road Phone: 218-365-3894

Creek Ridge Lodge & Restaurant

This historic spot has an exceptional view of White Iron Lake. Steaks, burgers and seafood with lots of homemade appetizers. 1/2 price appetizers on Thursdays. Full bar. Call for restaurant hours. 1752 Creek Ridge Tr. (off HWY 1 and S. White Iron Rd) Phone: 218.365.7314

Boathouse Brewpub & Restaurant

Brewed in-house, Boathouse Brewpub features the highest quality beers and ales found in the Northland. Our restaurant offers delectables to satisfy the most discriminating palates. Visit us at www.boathousebrewpub.com. 47 E. Sheridan Street Phone: 218-365-4301



Brandenburg Gallery

Award-winning nature photography by Jim Brandenburg. For over 20 years, Brandenburg traveled with National Geographic and has won more prestigious awards than any other nature photographer. 11 East Sheridan Street Phone: 218-365-6563 1-877-493-8017

Steger Muklus

Native-style moosehide mukluks, moccasins & other clothing on Ely’s main street. Call for a free catalog. 33 E. Sheridan Street Phone: 365-3322 1-800-685-5857

Piragis Northwoods Co.

“Your Friends in ELY”, Piragis Northwoods is the place to stop for gear, clothing, and books. Piragis is next to the Chocolate Moose at the bottom of the hill on Sheridan Street N Central Avenue, Phone: 218-365-6745 1-800-223-6565

Pengals Basswood Trading Company

Ely’s premier location for imprinted and embroidered sportswear. Most unique designs and garments. Decorated on site. Nordic skis – Fischer, Atomic, Solomon, Alpina – we custom fit. 137 East Sheridan Street Phone: 218-365-3134

Wintergreen Northwoods Apparel

Wintergreen Northern Wear has been making quality outdoor apparel in Ely for over 24 years. Our products are worn by both explorers to every cold place on earth and by people living the everyday adventures of life. Proudly Made in the USA. 205 East Sheridan Street Phone: 218-365-6602 800-584-9425

Mealey’s Gift and Sauna Shop

Two galleries displaying fine American Artistry. Amish, Mission, and Log style cabin furnishings, Sauna’s, heaters and accessories, all made in the U.S.A. 124 North Central Avenue Phone: 218-365-3639 1-800-922-3639

Highstone Glassworks

Stop by our glassblowing studio. Experience art in process. Join a guided glassblowing weekend. Glassware for sale at Ledgerock and The Pebble. Call 218-235-8193 today. 138 West Conan Street (Studio in Back) Phone: (218) 235-8193

Ely Surplus & Outdoor

A 60 year tradition of providing quality outdoor clothing, footwear and camping gear with partners like Carhartt, Guide’s Choice, Lacrosse, Red Wing, New Balance, Ecco, and Muck boots. 129 North Central Avenue
Phone: 218-365-4653