The Ely Minnesota area holds a high percentage of the 10,000 lakes Minnesota is proud to host. Our area lakes of Burntside Lake, White Iron Lake, Shagawa Lake, Farm Lake, Garden Lake, Bear Island Lake, Birch Lake, Fall Lake and many others await you with beautiful existing homes and seasonal cabins. Properties vary from modern to rustic and everything in between. Ely Minnesota is home to several world renowned hand scribed log builders who have build most of the existing log structures in our area. Many lake properties have direct access into the Boundary Water Canoe Area Wilderness, BWCAW, and Minnesota state parks. Parcels are available in both St. Louis County and Lake County Minnesota and boast great services and low taxes. Ely has it’s own independent school system, excellent full service modern hospital and all the other necessary resources to be safe and comfortable in Ely Minnesota.