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The North American Bear Center Ely's newest ecotourism site. Ely has been the site of long standing research projects about the native black bear. Learn about habits & characteristics of bears from this website and join NABC to help make this an education & exhibit center a reality right here in Ely, MN.  this is one of the most inforamtive exhibits I've ever seen.  And the bears are a delight to watch.


The International Wolf Center is a wonderful educational exhibition and "living" museum here in Ely. With it's five resident live wolves as the centerpiece of a fabulous museum type exhibition; "Wolves and Humans", the IWC is leading the field in ecotourism and education about the Gray Wolf (which is still found in the wilds of Ely's north woods), and other wolves found around the world.  Look on the map for 'our' South Farm pack.

White Wilderness Sled Dog Adventures Using Alaskan Huskies bred for speed, White Wilderness Sled Dog Adventures offers you a fun way of seeing the Boundary Water Canoe Area Wilderness in the most beautiful time of the year. They offer many different types of trips and styles for all levels of experience .


Wintergreen Dog Sled Lodge is another of the many dog sled trip operators in & around Ely. Wintergreen uses hardy Canadian Eskimo "freight" dogs on the sleds & offers you an opportunity to ski, snowshoe & mush from lodge to lodge. Wintergreen's Deluxe trips feature accommodations at Blue Heron B&B

logcabinhideaways.com  our partner in the Lodge to Lodge ski package. Just an adventure away.  


The Ely Chamber of Commerce's home page has everything you need to know about Ely on it. (like The Dining Room at Blue Heron. The Chocolate Moose, lodging, shops, services, etc).

Ely's own radio station (94.5 FM, end of the road radio) or as Charles Karult once said, "WELY... Ely's best radio station... Ely's... only radio station" Listen to Ely on the www  for an eclectic mix of home town & nationally produced shows. Find out what life is like at "The End Of The Road"



The Pebble 218-365-0809

Sonja Jewell 218-365-2288

Stephanie Bish 218-365-7750

Studio North 218-365-2493

One of the few "true, old time" kids camps left. Camp Voyageur offers  kids the chance to enjoy & learn about themselves & the wilderness.   Prefer a cabin by yourselves? Leaning Cedar Cabin is just around the corner on the Kawishiwi River.  Paddle (about 20 minutes) to Blue Heron for dinner! They will waive the minimum nights for BH guests.  218-365-7083
sweetfernsoap@hotmail.com Ely made natural soap & lotions & sold in blue heron b&b gift shop   Log Cabin Hideaways.  Remote cabins throught out the region.  Featured in our winter ski package.
Need a Guide?
Guided canoe, kayak and motor boat trips. Overnight, half or full day outings.
Fishing, wildlife/bird watching, sightseeing, hiking and photography outings.
Contact Blue Heron for more details.
Leave a message or ask for Scott.

  wildcountrymaple.com   homemade Minnesota maple syrup from the North Shore served & sold at Blue Heron
skinnyski.com  Best midwestern web site for alll things on skis.
  musicoutfitters.com  cd, dvd, world instruments & drum circle in Ely
timbertrail.com our neighbor lodge on Farm Lake provides outfitting, kevlar canoes and fish guide & some single night lodging   moosetrackadventures.com on Farm Lake guide service (fish or day trip canoeing into BWCA)
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poplarcreekb&b.com  at the end of the Gunflint Trail,  another wilderness B & B.  See our Inn to Inn package with Poplar Creek
  Roy Misonynick
Experienced, High Quality videographer.  Record your special event.
 or 218-365-6330

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