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9130 Escape Road, Ely, MN 55731
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Bear Island Lake May 2015
Timber Wolf Lodge
Ranked #1 of 30 Specialty Lodging in Ely
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2014

Summer of 2014...First time camping at Timber Wolf Lodge and definitely will be returning! The staff was VERY accommodating, pleasant and always had a smile for you. The lake is gorgeous, loved all the pink granite. Great swimming beach.

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Timber Wolf L, Owner at Timber Wolf Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Scot J - We're so glad you "Loved It" here at Timber Wolf Lodge! We love it here too! Thanks for your kind words about our staff, our beach and Bear Island Lake. It is a very special place. Come see us again sometime. Hope to see you soon! The Owners & Staff of Timber Wolf Lodge More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2014

This is our second summer here as a seasonal camper. Each summer has gotten better and better. We love the peace and tranquility of the place. The staff has always been very friendly and helpful. We can't wait to get back up north every chance we get. There's just so much to do in the whole area that it gets... More 

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Timber Wolf L, Owner at Timber Wolf Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Kim & Holly - Firstly, I think it is us who should be thanking you! Our seasonal guests take such great care of Timber Wolf Lodge and really become an extension of this place! We appreciate how TWL becomes your up-north home - your place at the lake. We really can't wait to see you again in 2015! Greet... More 

Stillwater, Minnesota, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

It was incredible and one of he most peaceful get always I have ever had. The staff was amazing and very helpful. Thank you for a wonderful time away! September was a perfect time to experience the color changes. The colors were amazing! It was quite and the weather was perfect. Did not do much fishing, but just being on... More 

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Timber Wolf L, Owner at Timber Wolf Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Mike M - We are so glad that your time with us was awesome! Yes a lot of our guest speak about the peacefulness & serenity of our surroundings. It helps all of us to stop and exhale and de-stress from the pace of life. You were lucky to be able to enjoy our Fall colors season in Ely.... More 

Minneapolis, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

I have visited Timber Wolf Lodge twice now, and both times I was blown away by the sheer beauty of the location, the kindness of the staff, and the comfort of the cabins. This is truly the best place to escape from the hustle and bustle of the city. I stayed in two different cabins on my visits, and neither... More 

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Timber Wolf L, Owner at Timber Wolf Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Laura L - We're so happy to know that you got a chance to enjoy Timber Wolf Lodge a second time! Thank you for your applause of our staff. We work hard to serve our guest's needs. And thanks for noticing the comfort of the cabins. We enjoyed refurnishing each-and-every cabin back in 2012 and folks really seem to... More 

Saint Louis Park, Minnesota, United States
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

This was my third time up at Timber Wolf Lodge, and it's been some of the most relaxing trips I've ever had. It's one of the rare times in my life I can truly unplug and get away. The cabins are spacious and welcoming. The lake is just so peaceful, and don't even get me started on the stars at... More 

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Timber Wolf L, Owner at Timber Wolf Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Ryan G - Firstly, thank you for returning to Timber Wolf Lodge again-and-again. We are so glad to hear that you are able to relax and unwind here in our special corner of the northland. Thanks also for sharing a handful of photos of Cabin 11. With 5BR it is a great location for large groups like yours. Hopefully... More 

Mounds View, Minnesota, United States
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014

My wife and I make the trip to the Ely / Upper North shore area at least once or twice a year (for the last 35 years) and this was our first trip to Timber Wolf Lodge south of Ely. Like everybody else we try to check out websites and reviews online before going to a new place so we... More 

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Timber Wolf L, Owner at Timber Wolf Lodge, responded to this review

Dear 780russ - Since you are already a veteran Ely travelers we took a special appreciation for your comments and your high ranking on Trip Advisor. Anyone who has returned to Ely for 35 years certainly has seen a lot of different accommodations. And we're so glad that Timber Wolf Lodge proved to be a terrific experience! Yes Cabin 2... More 

Lakeville, Minnesota, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2014

This was our first visit to Timber Wolf Lodge, but won't be our last. We came on the recommendation of a friend and had no idea what we getting into. We were looking for a quiet place to spend the weekend and celebrate an anniversary and boy did we find it. No TV, no internet, just the peace and quiet... More 

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Timber Wolf L, Owner at Timber Wolf Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Dave S - Thank you so much for your extraordinary kindness to TWL on Trip Advisor! We are so glad that you were able to discover us and that you took the chance to check-us-out for the first time. It is always a great achievement here when a first time guest has high praise for their experience! Yes Cabin... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2014 via mobile

Very clean, knowledgable and helpful staff,decor to make the wife happy, great fishing to keep the hubby happy and enough amenities to keep the kids running and off the electronics! If you have time get to Kawishiwi trail to see the water falls too!

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Timber Wolf L, Owner at Timber Wolf Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Carry 43 - Thank you for your kind words and great review on Trip Advisor. We are so glad that your time with us proved to be restful for you and your family and that everyone enjoyed their stay. Its great that you all made the trek up to Kawishiwi Falls too! It is a guest favorite here. I've... More 

La Crosse, Wisconsin, United States
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014

We stayed in Cabin 4 and it was fantastic. This was our third trip to Timber Wolf Lodge and we will be back again. Everything is just perfect and we left feeling relaxed and renewed. This is a great place, great location and the views are fantastic.

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Timber Wolf L, Owner at Timber Wolf Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Kaye S - Thank you, thank you, thank you for your kind and endearing words... and even more so for returning to Timber Wolf Lodge time-and-again! Yes Cabin 4 is so special. Its almost like it is carved out of nature and that it is perfectly situated right there.... it is almost as if making it a few feet... More 

Albany, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014

We stayed in Cabin 8 and although the weather was unnaturally cold we had an awesome time! The cabin was very clean and perfect for our needs, the lake / beach was beautiful, the sign-making was fun for the kids (and me), and the service was great. We will DEFINITELY choose this resort as our first choice when we travel... More 

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Timber Wolf L, Owner at Timber Wolf Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Shellinaj - We're so glad that your time with us in Cabin 8 proved to be an awesome time for you and your family. And we're so glad that you enjoyed our beach and Bear Island Lake! We've got your family "Legacy Sign" hanging out front of Cabin 8 now. You have joined the many families that "mark" there... More 

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Address: 9130 Escape Road, Ely, MN 55731
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Location: United States > Minnesota > Ely
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Number of rooms: 12

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