Ely Minnesota is well known as a great birding location. If you are a birder and interested in a birding trip to the area try reserving your stay during the late spring and early summer months when songbirds are most active. Fall is also a wonderful season for birding in the Northland, the migration of many bird species is a sight for all to enjoy.
Timber Wolf Lodge and the surrounding area offer excellent habitat for birds due to the dense foliage and Bear island Lake. A favorite activity at Timber Wolf Lodge is sitting quietly on your deck with your morning coffee listening to the songbirds and enjoying the view of Bear Island Lake.
Birch Lake Dam which is located on the south Kawishiwi River is a favorite location for birding. Bill Tefft an area Ornithologist says it is still one of the most dependable birding spots in the area
Stop at the Ely Chamber of Commerce where you can pick up a check list of birds that make their home in the Superior National Forest