9301 Bear Head State Park Road, Ely Minnesota 55731
218 365-7229 Toll Free: 800-657-3929
Secluded in the Minnesota Northwoods, this park contains pristine lakes, and is home to black bears, nesting eagles, timber wolves and moose. Located just south of the Boundary Waters Canoe Area, the park shares a similar wilderness quality; stands of white and red pine trees tower over birch, aspen and fir trees. Explore 23 miles of shoreline by canoe or swim at the beach, picnic in the shelter building, or fish for walleye, bass, crappies or trout. Trails in the park link up with the Taconite State Trail and offer snowmobilers, skiers and hikers plenty of recreation. Facilities include new shower building, seasonal flush toilets; year-round 3-bedroom guest house rentals. Reservations recommended Memorial Day-Labor Day, park open daily 8am-4pm.
Other Minnesota State Parks nearby:
(Ely) Bear Head Lake State Park
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