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    Dogsledding anyone??? Yes,...

    by sverige Written Oct 4, 2002

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    Dogsledding anyone??? Yes, you can plan & go on dogsledding trips in the Ely area.
    This is a unique & down to earth way to see the nature of Northern Minnesota. They say they have tours for people from 8-80, this is an extreame type of vacation for ALL to do...

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    Ely Winton History Museum

    by Basaic Written Sep 17, 2011

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    The Ely Winton History Museum is on the Vermillion Community College and has a number of displays about area history from prehistory (about 12,000 BC) to present emphasizing logging and mining. This museum is one of several museums in town. Hours are 10 AM to 4 PM, Monday through Friday. Admission is $3 for adults and $1 for kids 6 to 15.

    Address: 1900 East Camp Street, Ely, MN 55731

    Phone: (218)365-3226

    Website: http://www.vcc.edu/ewhs/

    Ely Winton History Museum
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    Dog Sledding

    by DavidBotts Updated Jul 6, 2015

    Dog Sledding at the Northern Tier Boy Scout High Adventure Base. This is a rare opportunity to dog sled in the Lower 48 across the frozen lakes and snow covered trails. On occasion you may actually see wolves. Best have experience with cold weather camping for this activity.

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  • Wolves!

    by Jolietvilletraveler Written Aug 24, 2009

    International Wolf Center has 6 adult wolves. There are large windows to view them through. Information available on "who they are" & their stories. Film in the theatre & programs in the ampitheatre at different times. They have an area under construction during 2009, so things are a bit tighter than they normally are we were told. They are receptive to groups of adults or schools.

    Highly recommend if you are in the area.

    Address: 1396 Hwy 169

    Directions: Follow 169 east out of town & signage is easy to follow.

    Phone: 218-365-4695

    Website: http://www.wolf.org

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    Boundary Waters Canoe Wilderness Area/Quetico Pro

    by Mateosh Written Aug 8, 2004

    Ely Minnesota is a launching pad to the vast boreal forest wilderness know as the Boundary Waters Canoe area and Quetico National Park. The two of these parks encompass millions of square miles of forest and thousands of lakes. The majority of these lakes are only accessible by canoe.

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    Shopping downtown Ely

    by sverige Written Feb 25, 2003

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    Ely has tons of cute little gift shops...they have all sorts of things you would not find anywhere else.

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    Dorothy Molter Museum

    by sverige Written Oct 4, 2002

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    Known as the Root Beer Lady, Dorothy lived her life in the BWCA until her death & during her life, many canoist came by to visit her.

    Address: East of Ely on Hwy 169

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    International Wolf Center

    by sverige Updated Oct 4, 2002

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    The wolf is in a large population in this area & this center is devoted to the preservation of this animal. Anything & everything you want to know about the wolf is here.

    Address: East of Ely on Hwy 169

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    Murals

    by Basaic Updated Sep 17, 2011

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    Ely has a few nice murals downtown showing the history of the area, and some of the numerous outdoor activities popular in the area.

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    Historic District

    by Basaic Written Sep 17, 2011

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    Ely has a nice historic district with several buildings of historic and/or architectural interest. A few are listed on the National Register of Historic Places.

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