Voyageur North Canoe Outfitters

Ely and Western BWCA

Voyageur North Canoe Outfitters

1829 E Sheridan St
Ely, MN   55731
USA

Contact Information:

Proprietors: John and Lynn O'Kane
Direct Phone: 218 365 3251
Toll-Free Phone: 800 848 5530
Email: vno@vnorth.com

Overview:

Wilderness canoe trips into the Boundary Waters and Quetico Park. Permits, fishing licenses, maps, live bait & tackle.

All kinds of canoes starting with solo canoes & going all the way up to 4 person canoes!

Overnight lodging available.

Main Offerings:

  • Full Outfitting - Provide complete outfitting needs for your group - canoe, gear, food
  • Gear Rental - Tents, camps stoves, packs, sleeping bags, tarps, etc.
  • Trip/Route Planning Assistance - Aid in helping plan your route or trip
  • Entry Point Shuttles - Shuttles to and from entry points.
  • Guide Service - Guiding Trips into BWCA
  • BWCA Permits - Reserve Permits for your group
  • Canoe Rental
  • Meal Planning - Plan and Provide fresh and freeze dried meals for groups.
  • Store - Shopping - Store proving gear, fishing gear, maps, food
  • Bunkhouse - Bunkhouse available for pre/post trip lodging
  • Quetico Outfitting

Additional Offerings 1:

  • Kevlar Canoe Rental - Rental of lightweight Canoes
  • Maps - Purchase Maps for Planning and Navigation
  • Solo Canoe Rental - Rental of Solo Canoes
  • Minnesota Fishing Licenses - Fishing Licenses Available On-Site
  • Hot Showers - Hot Showers for post trip cleanup

Additional Offerings 2:

  • Bell Canoes - Rental of Bell Canoes
  • Wenonah Canoes - Rental of Wenonah Canoes
  • Souris River Canoes - Rental of Souris River Canoes
  • Kayak Rental - Rental of Kayaks
  • Gear Sales - Providing Sales of gear
  • Food Sales - Providing Sales of dry goods for your trip
  • Fishing Tackle - BWCA fishing gear for sale
  • Live Bait - Live Bait for Sales for your fishing needs
  • Fish Finder Rental - Rental of Fish Finders
  • Satellite Phones - Rental of Satellite Phones for emergency contact

Boundary Waters Entry Points Supported

  • Crab Lake and Cummings from Burntside Lake - Good idea to get a tow across Burntside!
  • Slim Lake - 6
  • Big Lake - 7
  • Moose River (south) - 8
  • Little Indian Sioux River (south) - 9
  • Little Indian Sioux River (north) - 14
  • Moose/Portage River (north) - 16
  • Stuart River - 19
  • Angleworm Lake - 20
  • Mudro Lake (restricted--no camping on Horse Lake) - 22
  • Mudro Lake - 23
  • Wood Lake - 26
  • Snowbank Lake Only - 28
  • Ojibway Lake/North Kawishiwi River - 29
  • Lake One - 30
  • South Kawishiwi River - 32
  • Little Gabbro Lake - 33
  • Island River - 34
  • Isabella Lake - 35
  • Hog Creek - 36
  • Kawishiwi Lake - 37
  • Bog Lake - 67
  • From CANADA - 71
  • Little Isabella River - 75
  • South Hegman Lake - 77
  • Snake River - 84
  • Trout Lake - 1
  • Little Vermilion Lake (Crane Lake) - 12
  • Lac LaCroix Only - 12A
  • Fall Lake - 24
  • Moose Lake - 25
  • Snowbank Lake - 27
  • Farm Lake - 31
  • Trout Lake - A
  • Fall Lake Only - C
  • Fall Lake and Beyond - D
  • Moose Lake Chain Only - F
  • Moose Lake to Prairie Portage - G
  • Snowbank Lake - H
  • South Farm Lake - I

Quetico Entry Points Supported

  • Baptism Creek - 11
  • Pickerel Lake - 12
  • Nym Lake - 21
  • Sue Falls - 22
  • Mack Lake - 23
  • Cirrus lake - 31
  • Quetico Lake - 32
  • Threemile Lake - 41
  • Maligne River - 42
  • McAree Lake - 43
  • Bottle River - 44
  • Basswood River - 51
  • Sarah Lake - 52
  • Kahshahapiwi Lake - 53
  • Agnes Lake - 61
  • Carp Lake - 62
  • Knife Lake - 71
  • Man Chain Lakes - 72