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Angleworm Lake

Address: Ely, MN
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Ranked #9 of 11 Attractions in Ely
Type: Hiking Trails, Bodies of Water, Outdoors
Activities: Canoeing
Owner description: Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness scenic lake which is an entry point for canoeing.
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Type: Hiking Trails, Bodies of Water, Outdoors
Activities: Canoeing
Owner description: Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness scenic lake which is an entry point for canoeing.
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English first
Duluth, Minnesota
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55 reviews 55 reviews
9 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2014

It's about two miles in from the parking lot to the shores of Angleworm Lake. Along the way you go past a beaver pond, over a bridge, and through typical BWCAW scenery. We've always gone in August, and the bugs haven't been bad then.

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Medina, Minnesota
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12 reviews 12 reviews
9 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

Bring your bug repellent or wear netting over your face. Beautiful hike. A little long but a great workout. The lake is beautiful. A good three hour expedition. Pack a lunch. It's beautiful once you reach the lake.

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Chattanooga, Tennessee
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2014

A long day trip into the Boundary Waters but it was a great outing for the family and we enjoyed finding and seeing the pictographs.

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Ely, Minnesota
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14 reviews 14 reviews
3 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2013

A lo-o-o-ng hike through the trees gets you to this big lake. A trail of sorts goes around it in 14 miles. If you like hiking in the forest, this is a good hike. If you want big views, go elsewhere.

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Ohio
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99 reviews 99 reviews
34 attraction reviews
84 helpful votes 84 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2012

Angelworm Lake is really nice. Very pretty and serene. The views from around the lake are great. However, WARNING FOR HIKERS. There is a 'trail' that goes around the lake but because it is a Wilderness Area THE TRAILS ARE NOT MARKED. They want to protect the beauty and the 'feel' of loneliness. Ok thats great but for a hiker... More 

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