Visit our headquarters in Ely to learn about what the Ely-area has to offer both tourists and residents!
If you are looking for some BWCA tips or tricks, come chat with our staff about the Wilderness, and also come learn about how you can be a part of our movement to permanently protect the Boundary Waters. Also, don’t forget to check out our exclusive stickers and merch!
16 N 1st Ave E, Ely, MN 55731
Summer Hours (5/13/23-9/1/23*)
Monday - Closed
Tuesday - Closed
Wednesday - 11AM-6PM
Thursday - 11AM-6PM
Friday - 11AM-6PM
Saturday - 11AM-6PM
Sunday - 11AM-6PM
You can also visit by appointment! Call our office at (218) 365-7808 or you can email email@example.com
*Check back for our fall hours.
Upcoming Headquarters & Ely Events
National Trails Day Pride Hike - June 3rd, 10am-3pm
Boundary Waters Connect BBQ - July 2nd
Annual Garden Party at South Kawishiwi River Campground - August 6th 3-5pm
For more events across the midwest visit our full events page:
More about Ely, Minnesota
Check out our Business partners in the region as well as visit The City of Ely’s Website for more information about amenities, shops and attractions!
Want to learn more about the history of the James building where our headquarters is located? Click here!
Northeastern Minnesotans for Wilderness Headquarters Programs
Multiple projects run by Northeastern Minnesotans for Wilderness operate out of the James building. Primarily the Campaign to Save the Boundary Waters and Boundary Waters Connect share this space as two sister projects of NMW. Click on the logos below to find more information about each organization!