Minnesota Bride

River Point is just 8 miles from Ely, where there are plenty of outside wedding vendors…Many decks and abundance of outdoor space — River Point can handle up to 70 people for the reception or a groom’s dinner barbeque.” “…a gorgeous hand-hewn pavilion in the middle of the forest makes for an ideal setting for […]

Boundary Waters Journal Magazine

“Superior Resort Vacations. Behind me, up on the spacious deck of River Point Resort’s Wildwood Lodge, guests were coming to collect their children after the morning’s craft class. Children ranging in age from four to twelve years old proudly showed their parents the Native American dream catchers they had made…” “Location, location, location…River Point is […]

Minnesota Sportsman

“Northern Minnesota’s Top Pike Lakes”… Birch Lake: “…a serpentine body of water where the Kawishiwi and Birch Rivers meet. Trolling crankbaits and spinnerbaits, tossing the same lures to the weedbeds and fishing weedless spoons are all effective on the lake.”

Minneapolis Star and Tribune

Birch Lake listed as one of the top two walleye lakes in the state. Birch Lake, led the list of Minnesota’s “Deadly Dozen” walleye lakes. The annual listing of the the twelve top walleye lakes in the state is largely based on the DNR’s fish population surveys, done mostly through test netting. Joe Geis, manager […]

Midwest Living Magazine

River Point Resort: One of the premier lodges in the “Editor’s Choice Getaway” selected from twelve midwest states by top staff travel writers. “…On a wooded point, where the wild Kawishiwi River meets Birch Lake(about 120 miles north of Duluth), River Point’s only neighbors are evergreens along the long shoreline, which borders the Boundary Waters […]

Midwest Living Magazine

Easy-Does-It Family Adventures “Near Ely, River Point Resort also hosts Boundary Waters outings. A 3-day guided trip starts at $1,015 for a family of four, including gear and food, unguided trips with gear and food from $565.” (*See  Cabin Pages for up-to-date pricing)

Midwest Living Magazine

River Point Resort:  First prize winner “Weekends in Paradise” writing contest. Arthur Milholland, Kenosha, WI writes, “To a man, this was the most relaxing few days that we had spent in a long, long time. The facilities were superb. The owners and staff made us feel like family. The Birch Lake and Kawishiwi River area […]

The Ely Echo

Ely Resort “wunderbar” for German Family “…Heinz and Judith Bahr from Lautertal, Germany poured over the literature from hundreds of resorts, looking for spots that weren’t focused on fishing, yet also offered it. They wanted a place where they would be away from the roar of carsdriving by and close to clean lakes. Ely was […]

Chicago Tribune

  Taming the Wilderness–8 adults and 3 kids find happiness in a cabin on a lake. “River Point satisfied our taste for the Great Outdoors with the opportunity to sight deer, moose, eagles, owls, and loons in the vicinity. It also satisfied our criteria for a Great Indoors by equipping its cabins with microwave ovens, dishwashers, […]

National Press Recognition

River Point Resort has been featured in: Midwest Living Magazine Rated “Best of the Midwest” Good Housekeeping Magazine Travel and Leisure Magazine Boundary Waters Journal Lake Superior Magazine Outside Traveler Magazine Experience Life Magazine (Lifetime Fitness) Germany’s Lufthansa Magazine Chicago Tribune Newspaper

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