River Point Resort & Outfitting Co

Contact Information


  • Daily Indoor Minimum: 135
  • Daily Indoor Maximum: 310
  • Weekly Indoor Minimum: 765
  • Weekly Indoor Maximum: 3095
  • Discounted rates in May, early June, September


  • May 16, 2014 - Sep 20, 2014


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Located on a Lake or River

  • Birch

On-Site Facilities & Services

  • Located on a Lake or River
  • High Speed Internet Available
  • Lounge/Bar/Tavern on-site
  • Laundry Facilities

On-Site Recreation

  • Swimming Beach
  • Fishing Boats Available
  • Canoes or Kayaks Available
  • Hiking Trail
  • Bike Trail
  • Lake/River Access (Boat Ramp)
  • Dock Space/Slips/Mooring Buoys
  • Fishing Boat Motors Available
  • Fishing Guides Available
  • Pontoon Boat(s) Available
  • Outfitting for Overnight Canoe Trips
  • Playground

Indoor Lodging Amenities

  • Open in Fall
  • Kitchen/Kitchenette(s)
  • Fireplace in Room(s)
  • Whirlpool in Room(s)
  • Air Conditioned Units Available
  • Bridal Suite(s)
  • Secluded Individual Cabin(s) or Unit(s)

Accommodations Policies

  • Open to the general public, no membership required
  • Unit(s) that accommodate groups of 10+ people


  • 8.5 miles, or 10-15 minutes, SE of Ely, MN on scenic highway #1.River Point is just an hour inland from Two Harbors, MN on Lake Superior's North Shore via highway #1. Approximately 4 hours from Minneapolis/St. Paul; 2 hours from Duluth, MN

Other Date Information

  • Reservation Office is conveniently open 8:00 am-8:00 pm daily, 365 days of the year. An invitation is extended for you to come and enjoy this "little piece of heaven".

Resort Plans

  • Housekeeping

Green Practices

  • Desc of Green Practices in Place: Recycling program, recycling baskets, buy recycled products, store chemicals safely, control noise levels, promote leave-no-trace, use recycled paper products when able.
  • Waste Reduction/Reuse/Recycling
  • Air Quality Improvements
  • Eco-Friendly Landscape/Facility Design

Lodging Capacity

  • Number of cabins: 9
  • Number of rooms in lodge building: 3
  • Number of units in condominium arrangement: 4
  • TOTAL number of indoor lodging units: 16

Length of Stay

  • Daily Rental Available
  • Weekend Rental Available
  • Weekly Rental Available
  • Split Weeks Available
  • Extended Stay Facility

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  1. Honeymoon/Romance Package at River Point Resort in Ely

    PO Box 397
    Ely, MN 55731
    Call: 800-456-5580

    Incredible Value Package for a honeymoon or romantic getaway at secluded wilderness Ely, Minnesota resort.

    Enjoy a lakefront, romantic Villa with double whirlpool, wood-burning fireplace, queen bed, and full kitchen, or an upscale new log-furnished, designer inspired Chalet with queen bed and gas fireplace.

    The amazing lakefront Riverview Cabin boasts a master suite with king bed, fireplace, custom ceramic shower with two shower heads, and gorgeous double whirlpool, plus gourmet kitchen, second fireplace in the living room with French doors leading to a private sundeck, and screen porch.

    Each lodging choice provides the perfect North Woods atmosphere you desire with amenities galore.

    THIS PACKAGE PAMPERS you with unlimited boat, motor, and canoe use, 4 hours on a Specialty Boat, kayaks, all the toweling, gourmet chocolates, welcome basket of goodies, two passes to the world famous International Wolf Center, informal photo shoot, and a complimentary bottle of wine.

    Stays of 3, 4, 5, 6, or 7 nights are available with the Honeymoon/Romance package. Refer to website for more details.

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  1. River Point Outfitting Co. & Resort

    PO Box 397
    Ely, MN 55731
    Call: 218-365-6604
    Toll Free: 800-456-5580


    May 16, 2014 - Sep 25, 2014

    River Point Outfitting Co.---Boundary Waters outfitters for Boundary Waters canoe trips with a "Paddle the Quiet Side" focus. Exclusive wilderness lakebase on Birch Lake/South Kawishiwi River (entry #32) next to the Boundary Waters Canoe Area. Direct paddle access to 11 Ely, Minnesota Boundary Waters entry points.

    Specializing in first-time trips, fishing & family trips, moose viewing, photography, & remote BWCA areas.

    "Away-From-It-All Wilderness"Experience Life Magazine (Lifetime Fitness) says. . ."If peace and quiet have been in short supply, the Boundary Waters Canoe Area wilderness may be the getaway [with River Point Outfitting Co.] that your body and soul craves.&quot

    River Point Outfitting Co. was also showcased in MIDWEST LIVING MAGAZINE for its outstanding Boundary Waters outfitters services, location, and attention to detail.

    "Paddle the Quiet Side" with River Point Outfitting Co. and enjoy the more pristine areas of the BWCA for your self-guided canoe trip. Select either a complete or partial Minnesota Boundary Waters canoe trip.

    Guided Wolf Howling Packages featured on the CBS EARLY SHOW and custom guided trips are offered.

    Adjacent, full-service River Point Resort is available for lodging options before and after your BWCA canoe trip with enjoyment of its beaches, canoes, kayaks and hiking trail. www.riverpointresort.com

    A TRADITION OF OUTFITTING EXCELLENCE SINCE 1944. Family-owned for three generations, River Point is committed to care-taking the environment for future generations, and to providing true Boundary Waters wilderness adventures.

Meetings & Conferences

  • Facility accommodates meetings for 30 or more
  • Meeting/Convention Facilities (maximum capacity): 20

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