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12007 River Point Road
Ely, MN 55731
On the South Kawishiwi River and Birch Lake, just 10 minutes from Ely, and adjacent to the Boundary Waters.


River Point offers resort lodging vacations in a magnificent wilderness lake setting on Birch Lake and the South Kawishiwi River in the Superior National Forest, just 8.5 miles southeast of Ely, Minnesota, and provides canoe outfitting services for Boundary Waters Canoe Area paddle adventure trips. Specializing in working with beginner groups, families, fisherpeople, and non-profit youth group trips.


Since 1944, the Koschak family has had the mission to provide a treasured time where family and friends may renew and reconnect with oneself and each other in the peacefulness of a secluded wilderness setting, and have the leisure time to learn more about nature's great outdoors while preserving its integrity, its clean waters, its fresh air for future generations.


River Point Resort ( offers 16 lakefront Vacation Homes, Villas, and Chalets ranging from 1-3 bedroom sprinkled along a mile of wilderness shoreline on River Point's private peninsula with full southern exposure and light breezes. Full service marina with rental boats, pontoons, profishing boats, sea kayaks, guide service, bait & tackel shop, plus complimentary fish cleaning. Wildwood Lodge with Wolf Den Gifts offering an array of Up North souvenirs and clothing items, along with a snack and beverage bar.

Resort activities include boating, fishing kayaking, canoeing, hiking the private "Trail of Reflections", two natural sand beaches for swimming, Aqua Jump floating island, hard-surface raft, children's playground, horseshoes and other lawn games. Also, enjoy berry picking, fish fries on the lake, bonfires at three new bon fire pits on the property, complimentary sit-on-top kayaks, paddle boats, and paddle boards, star gazing, birding, and so much more.

River Point Outfitting Co. ( provides complete and partial Boundary Waters canoe outfitting for guided and unguided paddle trips into the million+ most popular wilderness park in the US...the Boundary Waters Canoe Area. Direct paddle access to the BWCA via the South Kawishiwi River, which is the east border of River Point, providing the unique opportunity to paddle back to RPO from 11 of the 30+ entry points into the BWCA in the Ely area.

Guide service, special Wolf Howling Packages, Voyageur Paddles, Family Super Saver canoe trips and canoe rental. Discounted rates for non-profit youth groups such as Girl and Boy Scouts, Church and School groups. Bunkhouse and Chalet lodging choices for before and after the canoe trip adventure.

Address: 12007 River Point Rd, Ely, MN 55731, USA
Phone: (800) 456-5580
State: Minnesota
City: Ely
Zip Code: 55731

Working Hours
Monday: 8:30 AM – 8:00 PM
Tuesday: 8:30 AM – 8:00 PM
Wednesday: 8:30 AM – 8:00 PM
Thursday: 8:30 AM – 8:00 PM
Friday: 8:30 AM – 8:00 PM
Saturday: 8:30 AM – 8:00 PM
Sunday: 8:30 AM – 8:00 PM

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