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The great weather and a full resort continued through the first few weeks of August. As with most years the early school starts and fall sports curtailed many family vacations. Some of the unusual weather this summer had also continued through the month. There were a few days of really strong south winds and some […]

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First come first served BWCAW permits

BWCAW permit reservations for all entry points can be made on a first-come, first-served basis beginning January 27, 2016, 9 a.m. Central Time. Motor permits that were not awarded through the lottery will be available along with South Farm Motor permits and all canoe over night permits. I apologize to all who applied for permits […]

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Fishing for an Ely Minnesota Resort?

Come to White Iron Beach Resort in Northern Minnesota

Our 100th year of personal service

One-of-a-kind family vacations await at White Iron Beach Resort, where our cabins overlook beautiful White Iron Lake near Ely, Minnesota, making ours one of the finest northern Minnesota fishing resorts! Surrounded by the Superior National Forest and offering easy access to the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness and outstanding fishing, White Iron Beach Resort is the ideal setting for an unforgettable Minnesota getaway!

Enjoy our comfortable Minnesota Lake cabins, a shallow swimming area for kids, sandy beaches and so much more at an outstanding northern Minnesota fishing resort! White Iron Beach Resort has everything you could want in a resort vacation, from a scenic lake and classic cabins to great Minnesota fishing and all kinds of family fun! If you’re not on the lake trolling for trophy walleye, planted near a crappie bed, casting for bass or hooking into a lunker of a northern pike, you may want to check out our sauna or game room. Volleyball, basketball and a playground round out on-site activities, but everyone gathers round the campfire for our weekly marshmallow roast!

In nearby Ely, find unique shopping, dining, entertainment and events. One of the state’s favorite destinations, Ely holds great times for everyone, any time of year. While you’re exploring the region, pay a visit to the International Wolf Center, Tower-Soudan Underground Mine or numerous hiking and biking trails. There’s something for everyone at White Iron Beach Resort and Ely!

At the end of the day, kick back an enjoy one of our 21 cabins or duplex! Cabins range from fully remodeled to luxury and sleep up to 14. In addition to cabin rentals, we also provide boat, motor and pontoon rentals, plus canoes – perfect for exploring the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness. We are a Cooperator with the USDA Forest Service under the Superior National Forest. We issue permits into the Boundary Waters Canoe  Area Wilderness (BWCAW), part of the National Wilderness Preservation System. Effective September 1st 2016 no smoking is allowed inside of cabins.

Looking forward to 2017, our 100th year of personal service.

Taking reservation for 2017. Call soon to reserve your favorite cabin. See below for BWCAW lottery and permit info.

Wi-Fi AvailableWi-Fi Available
Pets AllowedPets Allowed
Free Use of Canoes, Kayaks, Paddle BoatsFree Use of Canoes, Kayaks, Paddle Boats
Boat Rentals AvailableBoat Rentals Available

Current Specials

We do have one very nice winter rental. Fireplace, sauna and more. Call today. 

2017 Lottery and Go-Live Schedule . The BWCAW Lottery application period will be from Dec. 14, 2016 at 9 am through Jan. 11, 2017 at 9 pm CT. Entry points include: both paddle and motor overnight for #24 Fall L and #25 Moose L; day use motor for “D” Fall Lake and Beyond, “F” Moose Newfound-Sucker only, and “G” Moose-Prairie-Basswood. Lottery results will be available on Jan. 18, 2017. Reservations for all entry points may be made on a first-come, first-served basis beginning January 25, 2017, 9 a.m. Central Time. Reservations are for dates from May 1 to September 30, 2017.



Book now to reserve your favorite cabin and dates.   Remember, our posted rate is our rate plus tax. NO SERVICE FEES ADDED.