Silver Rapids Lodge is located in the heart of Minnesota’s Superior National Forest at the edge of the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness (BWCAW). We are one of the most historic resorts in the Ely MN area with establishment in 1919. Located just 4 miles from Ely, Silver Rapids offers year round accommodations with lakeside cabins, motel suites and campgrounds.
Situated on a private peninsula on a chain of 4 lakes with access to the BWCA, Silver Rapids is an outdoor enthusiast’s haven. Whether your interests are fishing, canoeing, boating, hiking, or snowmobiling, we have something for you.
Deep in the heart of Minnesota’s Superior National Forest we offer both Cabin and Houseboat vacations. Located on Birch Lake near Ely, Mn you can explore 20 miles of pristine waters. Deluxe Cabins for your Spring fishing trip, Summer Family vacation or Fall Getaway. Stay on one of 7 different size houseboats. Go star gazing, marshmallow roasts, relax or catch the biggest Walleye ever! Winter accommodations available as well.