What to Bring

Here are some suggested items to bring on your vacation to Timber Trail Lodge in Ely, Minnesota.


Items to Bring:


  • Towels – for bath, kitchen and beach
  • Charcoal and Lighter Fluid
  • Dish soap

Personal Items to Bring:


  • Toiletries
  • Fishing Gear – For suggested tackle visit our Fishing Page
  • Sunscreen
  • Sunglasses
  • Camera

Cabins Include:


  • Fully Stocked Kitchens – plates, silverware, glasses, cooking utensils, pots and pans
  • Bed linens
  • Charcoal Grills
  • Lawn Chairs
  • Picnic Tables
  • Docking
  • Toilet Paper
  • Coffee Filters

Please feel free to call us with any questions, or suggestions on items to make your stay even more enjoyable 800-777-7348.
Timber Trail Lodge in Ely, MN


If going on a guided trip:


Our guides will provide all Rods, reels, and equipment if needed. If you prefer, you may bring your own.

Timber Trail Lodge in Ely, MN


Here's What to Bring:


  • Minnesota Fishing license*
  • Tackle, rods and reels
  • Rain gear
  • Beverages**
  • Camera
  • Sun screen
  • Bug repellent
  • Sunglasses (polarized)
  • Waterproof boots, sandals or shoes that can get wet if portaging.

* Minnesota Fishing Licenses are available in our lodge, or can be purchased online through the Minnesota DNR (Minnesota DNR Online Fishing Licenses). Licenses are also available at many of the area bait shops and gas stations.

** If in the BWCA, plastic containers only. No glass bottles or aluminum cans, this is a Boundary Waters Canoe Area regulation. This regulation does not apply to Farm Lake, White Iron Lake and Garden Lake.

Basswood Lake and BWCA (Boundary Waters Canoe Area) trips need to pack smaller, lighter tackle boxes and gear for room in boat and weight.

For tackle, bait and fishing suggestions please visit our Fishing Page.