Heron Bed & Breakfast
Winter in Ely, MN
& Play in our Million Acre Front Yard
See It as You've Never Seen It Before.
a day behind the dogs, the comforts of the Blue Heron
two fireplaces, cozy couches, good books, delicious food, and a
wood-fueled sauna - met with musher approval."
Sheila Buckmaster National Geographic
Nov/Dec 99 "Going To The Dogs"
When winter comes to Blue Heron...
||You can experience the "other"
BWCA... no portages & no mosquitoes
by dog sled, snow shoe or cross country ski
Cross Country Skiing
Cross Country Ski into the wilderness on un-groomed trails &
user groomed trails & of course, miles of machined groomed
just outside the wilderness of the BWCA
Or if you want to use alternate transportation how about Snow Shoeing
into the wilderness right outside our door. By using our complimentary
snow shoes or your own "shoes" on our wilderness trails & lakes
will see & hear a different BWCA wilderness.
on-site snowshoe guide will help you set up a day of great snowshoeing!
Just mention in the reservation that you would like a guide.
Each winter Blue Heron joins forces with several dogsled outfitters to
put you in the drivers seat of your own dog sled.
A Winter White World
where only the words you really need are "mush" and "whoa"
and fuel economy is measured in Milk-Bones per mile.
we work together each doing what we do best. The
outfitter provides dogs, sleds and a guide. You experience the thrill
of mushing each day
Blue Heron provides relaxing, at-ease evenings, excellent
food and comfortable lodging.
Let us make
a reservation for you, or
Reserve an adventure package by visiting these links.
Wilderness Dog Sled Adventures
Dog Sled Lodge
stay at Blue Heron before
or after your dog sled adventure. If your extended stay is
contiguous with your dog sled trip you'll get the rate for a
three night stay - $15 less than a one night stay.
or fill out our secure
less than an hour away from Giant's Ridge downhill ski center, only two
hours from Spirit Mountain in Duluth & less than three hours
from Lutsen Ski Resort
Midweek & Weekend Specials
Summer & Winter Adventure
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Accommodate Special Diets
Low Fat, Vegetarian, Gluten & Lactose Free