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Fenske Lake Cabins

Lodge or Resort
Point Cabin Exterior – Owner

Fenske Lake Resort Cabins is a secluded, peaceful vacation resort near Ely, MN just off the Echo Trail with true Northwoods charm - a perfect place for your vacation. Quaint 1 - 3 bedroom housekeeping cabins located right on the waters edge and surrounded by woods, wildlife and nature. Spend your days fishing Fenske Lake or plan day trips into canoe only lakes inside or outside the BWCAW. End your day with an authentic lakeside sauna and campfire. Come relax with us!

Recreational Opportunities

Boating, canoeing in or near the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness, kayaking, swimming, hiking, biking, fishing, and wildlife/nature photography

Driving Directions

It's easy to get to our secluded, peaceful resort just off the Echo Trail. If you're coming from Superior, WI or Duluth, MN, just follow Interstate 53 North to Virginia, MN. If you're coming from from the Minneapolis/St. Paul area, take Highway 35W north to Highway 33. Continue through Cloquet, MN. Highway 33 turns into 53. Follow Hwy 53 to the outskirts of Virginia. From Virginia, continue on Highway 53 to the point where 169 joins it. Follow 169 to Ely.

Take Highway 169 East through Ely. From the east side of town, go one mile and turn left onto County Road 88 (aka Grant McMahon Boulevard).

Travel northwest around Shagawa Lake for 2.8 miles. Turn right (north) onto the Echo Trail (aka County Road 116).

Travel 8 miles. Watch for the Fenske Lake Resort Cabins sign and turn right (east) onto North Grassy Road. Follow Fenske Lake Resort Cabins signs.

Locally or Family-Owned Business Notes

Family owned and operated.

Pet Friendly Notes

Quiet, well-behaved pets are welcome at Fenske Lake Cabins. For everybody's safety, pets must be leashed or under voice command and control at all times when outside. Pet fee: $15/day or $75/week


Seasons Open

May - October


$180-$380 nightly or $895-$1895 weekly + tax


Locally or Family-Owned Business


Each cabin rental includes a private dock with sitting bench, row boat, aluminum canoe, gas fireplace, fire pit, and charcoal grill. Some cabins have screen porches and whirlpool tubs. Sandy swimming beach and lakeside sauna.

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