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No Price Increases for all of 2009!
 
Canoes and Kayaks are free to rent with stay.
 
1. Guided Day Canoe Trip by Jason Zabokrtsky

  
After breakfast you will leave from Blue Heron and explore the nearby Kawishiwi Triangle area.  This old pathway of lakes and rivers was active during the logging days.  You may loop into Clear Lake, the South Kawishiwi River and beautiful Esquagama Lake.

Be sure to have us fire up the sauna in time for your expected return to assure that your muscles do not protest your adventure.
 
Cost is $175 up to 4 people plus taxes.  Pack your own lunch, have BH make you one or Jason can supplies your trail lunch for an additional $25.  Add this option on to any stay at Blue Heron.  You will need a full day.   Plan ahead to enable us to secure Jason's services.
 
To reserve now go to the Reservation Page and specify the
Guided Day Canoe Trip Package.  Thank you.

 
2.  Guided Hiking and Canoeing with Bill Quinn
 
$20 / hr 1 - 4 people
Boxed lunch available $7.50 per person
 Take the uncertainty out of exploring the BWCAW by canoe.
Bill Quinn has over 20 years experience canoeing in our Northwoods.  Bill will accompany you in your journey through our corner of the BWCAW.  Trips to other area lakes can also be arranged.
While you are enjoying the sights and exercise, Bill will help you improve your skills at paddling, steering and the all-essential getting in and out of the canoe.
Hike and learn about the birds, trees and wildlife!
Jo Kovach, owner of Blue Heron, has tramped this area since childhood.  While not a trained Naturalist, Jo does know the names and especially the roles of the many flora and fauna of our woods.  Jo can take you along the paths at Blue Heron introducing you to the stories and history of our area.  Jo is also familiar with the other trails of the area.   Rocks, plants, birds, tracks and animal life... they are all part of this wonderful place.
 
To reserve now go to the Reservation Page and specify
Guided Hiking and Canoeing.  Thank you.
 
3.  Add a day of Dog Sledding
 
Includes: expert guides, sleds, dogs, lunch on the trail.
Optional clothing rental.
 
We regularly work with the below firm.
You can make your own reservations or we can arrange for you.
White Wilderness : $185/person weekdays - 2 persons/sled
$215/person weekend days and holidays - 2 persons/sled
$245/person - 1 person/sled
 
Reservations for dog sledding day trips may be limited.
Please reserve in advance.
 
To reserve now go to the Reservation Page and specify
Add a Day of Dog Sledding.  Thank you.

 

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Your Hosts Blue Heron Bed and Breakfast is a great place for lodging in Ely, MN.  We are a great substitute for a resort, big lodge, motel, hotel or inn.  You will get a great night's sleep while enjoying canoeing, dining, or taking out the sled dogs in the winter; we are open all year round; reserve a room now to enjoy this B and B. Birding
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