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.
At this premier Minnesota resort deep within the tranquil wooded beauty and clean, fresh waters of the Superior National Forest, lies one of the finest Ely Minnesota resorts with cabin rentals and great fishing located where the Kawishiwi River joins Birch Lake at the doorstep of the famous Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness.
Boundary Waters outfitters, River Point Outfitting Co., is committed to making your BWCA canoe trips successful and memorable adventures. You can depend on River Point's years of wilderness experience providing expert advice and it's Paddle the Quiet Side® location where the South Kawishiwi River joins Birch Lake at the doorstep of the famous Boundary Waters Canoe Area BWCA.
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On a long peninsula near Ely on Shagawa Lake you'll find this charming resort with cabins, campgrounds, and motel rooms. The Bettchers have owned this resort "forever" and take pride in providing accommodations that you will remember and experiences you will cherish for a lifetime. Call or email early as these cabins, campgrounds and motel rooms book early. It's almost impossible to get accommodations here when there are festivals in town as many reserve cabins and rooms a year in advance.