The Lakes
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At the edge of the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness is Garden Lake, a fisherman's lake. You have a choice of fishing Garden (670 acres), White Iron (3,429 acres), Farm (1,328 acres), and South Farm Lake (618 acres), or fish MILES of the Kawishiwi River in to the BWCAW. These lakes are all easily reached via the motorboat included with your cabin.

For interested fisherman, there is detailed information on Garden, Farm, South Farm, and White Iron Lake's DNR fish surveys and net counts.

Other nearby lakes can be reached by short portages. We are happy to advise or help plan day or over-night canoe trips into the BWCAW to interested guests. Guide services are also available upon request. Average high temps for Ely are (May-69.6) (June-71.7) (July-79.2) (August-72.0) (September-63.2) (October-53.1) 

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