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Timber Wolf Lodge

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Certificate of Excellence
Founded in 1937 - this marks our 78th year of hosting family vacations on beautiful Bear Island Lake near Ely, MN. Our guests give us a Top 5 Ranking on Trip Advisor because they love 1) our Sleep Number Beds (we're the only area resort that has them); 2) our remodeled cabins; 3) our new furnishings including new mattresses, pillows and linens and 4) our quick-to-serve staff. Each week our staff will host a free guided tour of Kawishiwi Falls, one of the most majestic waterfalls in the region. Bring your camera and make lasting memories this summer. Your family will also enjoy our private sandy beach and new water trampoline. In addition to our fishing boats, our marina offers you a 19' Larson ski/tube boats and a Northwood's pontoon. Each of our cabins feature the new Keurig single-cup coffee brewers - enjoy a fresh brewed cup of coffee every morning compliments of us. There is just something about that first cup of Starbucks or Caribou coffee from your lakeside deck overlooking the tranquility of Bear Island Lake. Relax & de-stress. We offer 12 cabins that can sleep from 1 to 14 guests. Next door is our Good Sam Accredited RV Park with 23 sites. Our resort covers 75 acres of woods and rests along the shores of 2,362 acre Bear Island Lake. Timber Wolf Lodge is a very special place!
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Chisholm Airport80 km
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Reviewed 11 September 2018

My husband and I stayed in cabin #2 in late August. It's a wonderful cabin with a nice view of the lake. We watched squirrels and chipmunks frolic from the comfy living room. We played cards and ate at the generous dining room table. The...More

Thank Jean Ann D
Reviewed 8 September 2018

Been coming up to TWL since 2001. Great place to stay to relax & unwind from the craziness of everyday life. Watch sunrises, sunsets, go fishing, take trips into town, do some shopping. Visit the Dorothy Molter Museum, Wolf Center, Bear Center. Have some amazing...More

Thank switallawe3fish
Reviewed 27 August 2018 via mobile

Our family and extended family loved staying here! It was nice and quiet, yet close to Ely. We loved the play area, beach, water trampoline, and bonfire pits. A very homey environment. We will be going again next year!

Thank Jill E
Reviewed 27 August 2018

The location of this beautiful lake resort is peaceful and perfect for a relaxing holiday. You are about 20 minute drive from the small town of Ely were you find restaurants, coffee shops, lovely local finds and most things you may need but far away...More

Thank 861graziellas
Reviewed 14 August 2018 via mobile

Quite memorable. TWL and even more so there very friendly informative accommodating staff, made our week in Ely a trip to remember for my wife, myself, and my two kids. I hope we have the opportunity to make the 650 plus mile trip up to...More

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22 July 2016|
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Response from Timber Wolf L | Property representative |
Yes Melissa has that right. Our weekly pet fee is $95 and we ask that all pets are under leash control while on property and that they remain off of the furniture. If we can be of further help either call us at... More
19 August 2015|
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Response from Timber Wolf L | Property representative |
Hi Oregongma - Thank you for your questions. At Timber Wolf Lodge we offer lakeside cabins, which have full kitchens for meal preparation. We don't have a restaurant service here. The nearest restaurant with a great... More
24 July 2015|
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Response from Timber Wolf L | Property representative |
Great questions. We do provide public lawn chairs and umbrellas at the beach; these are very comfortable, zero gravity chairs. I'm confident you will enjoy them. As far the cabins go: we provide luxury linens and fully... More
Room Tips
"We loved the private dock and view of the lake!"
30 Jul 2018
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"All cabins on the water have amazing views!"
12 Jul 2018
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"Only viewed our cabin #11"
19 Jun 2018
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"Cabin four is the closest cabin to the water with a great view of the lake."
21 May 2018
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