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Wintergreen Dogsled Lodge

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1101 Ringrock Rd, Ely, MN 55731-8235 See on map
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Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Non-Smoking Hotel
Airport Transportation
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Reviewed March 4, 2018

We signed up for a three day lodge based dog sledding adventure. We learned the basics in our Dogsledding 101 course. We were taught how to care for the dogs, how to harness them, how to lead them, and how to work with them. Our...More

Date of stay: February 2018
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Response from Paul S, Owner at Wintergreen Dogsled LodgeResponded March 7, 2018

Thanks so much for your kind comments. We're delighted you enjoyed your Wintergreen experience and we hope to share another one with you sometime. Happy trails, Paul & the Wintergreen team

Reviewed February 26, 2018

Instead of a regular review I am submitting this letter which I sent to Paul Schurke, Arctic explorer and owner of Wintergreen Dogsled Lodge. Dear Paul, My husband, our granddaughters ages 12 and 11, and I had a very special, memorable adventure at Wintergreen. We...More

Date of stay: February 2018
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Response from Paul S, Owner at Wintergreen Dogsled LodgeResponded March 7, 2018

Thanks so much for your kind comments & the thoughtful letter you sent. We're delighted you enjoyed your Wintergreen experience and we hope to share another one with you sometime. warm regards, Paul & the Wintergreen team

Reviewed February 20, 2018

Three friends drove to the end of the road to share an adventure with a stellar staff, fascinating owner and a whole bunch of beautiful, strong sled dogs. We drove 2-man sleds and traveled through new powder over lakes and woodlands. The guides were so...More

Date of stay: February 2018
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Response from Paul S, Owner at Wintergreen Dogsled LodgeResponded March 7, 2018

Thanks so much for your kind comments. We're delighted you enjoyed your Wintergreen experience and we hope to share another one with you sometime. Happy trails, Paul & the Wintergreen team

Reviewed January 21, 2018 via mobile

First, the owners were amazing. Paul walked me through all my options and helped make this trip possible when my original scheduling plans fell through. He also fielded a few last minute jitters calls as the trip grew nearer, patiently answering all my questions. When...More

Date of stay: January 2018
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Response from Paul S, Owner at Wintergreen Dogsled LodgeResponded March 7, 2018

Wow, thanks so much Angie for your thorough, thoughtful & extraordinarily positive review. We're delighted you enjoyed your Wintergreen experience. Your kind comments mean so much to all of us. We hope to share another Wintergreen adventure with you sometime. THANK YOU! Paul & the...More

Reviewed December 29, 2017 via mobile

As a way of celebrating our son's birthday, we went on a half-day afternoon trip. The day was rather chilly (-8F) so the guides took extra precautions to keep everyone safe - DO follow the clothing list sent with the reservation as staying warm while...More

Date of stay: December 2017
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Response from Paul S, Owner at Wintergreen Dogsled LodgeResponded March 7, 2018

Thanks so much for your kind comments. We're delighted you enjoyed your Wintergreen experience and we hope to share another one with you sometime. warm regards, Paul & the Wintergreen team

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Ranked by NPR among "Minnesota's Best Lodges" & by PBS among "America's Best Adventure Lodges," Wintergreen is the nation's premier recreational dogsledding center & (since 1987!) the only lodge devoted More exclusively to dogsled vacation fun. From December through March, Wintergreen provides lodge-based dog sledding vacation packages and dogsled camping trips. Mush your own team of our friendly Canadian Eskimo dogs on beautiful northwoods trails with training by our expert guides. You'll be in good hands: National Geographic Adventure ranks Wintergreen as "Best in the Business" and it's directed by Paul Schurke, recipient of the "Explorers Award", "Adventurer of the Year Award," & "Environmental Hero" award. Winter is what we're all about -- we do it very well! Wintergreen offers a dog sledding experience to suit all ages and interests: Our Lodge-based Dogsled Vacation Packages are suited for persons ages 8 to 80 & require no experience or gear. Enjoy our fun-lovin' tail-waggin' world! Less
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Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Room Service
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Airport Transportation
Breakfast Available
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Concierge
Laundry Service
Non-Smoking Hotel
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Wheelchair access
Pool
Beachfront
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Kitchenette, Family Rooms, Accessible rooms
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Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Kitchenette, Family Rooms, Accessible rooms
Number of rooms
6
Price range
$50 - $100 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Wintergreen Dogsled Hotel Ely
Location
United States > Minnesota > Ely
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Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Kitchenette, Family Rooms, Accessible rooms
Number of rooms
6
Price range
$50 - $100 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Wintergreen Dogsled Hotel Ely
Location
United States > Minnesota > Ely
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"Visitors may stay at other lodges but, especially for families, it seems to me that the Wintergreen Lodge..."
SEAJTA
Feb 26, 2018
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"Go with 7 friends or more and you will have the entire Lodge to yourself."
PigHippoMomster
Mar 23, 2016
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"see review, don't stay in "overflow" cabin."
vjw2016
Jan 14, 2016
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"Listen to your guides.... (-;"
roblc57
Mar 27, 2014
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