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BWCA Outfitters and Outdoor Store

Begin Your Boundary Waters Adventure Today!

Spirit of the Wilderness is a BWCA outfitter and Outdoor Store located in Ely, Minnesota. We are centrally located to service all Ely area Boundary Waters Wilderness permit entry points. Our guests find us an easy one-stop shop before they head into the Boundary Waters or Canada’s Quetico Park to the north.

Call 800-950-2709 or email us HERE for all your outfitting needs.

Bait Shop

Our Services

See All of Our Outfitting Rates Here!

  • BWCA Outfitting
  • Boundary Waters & Quetico Permits
  • Complete or Partial Outfitting
  • Canoe & Kevlar Rental
  • Professional Routing & Maps
  • Entry Point Transportation
  • Towboat Service
  • Camping Gear
  • Fishing Tackle & Live Bait
  • Outdoor Clothing & Footwear
  • Kevlar Repair & Reconditioning
  • And Much More!

Choosing Your Boundary Waters/Quetico Canoe Trip

Canoe Rental, Guided Trips, Live Bait, Tackle & Gear

Your personal preferences, comfort and safety are all factors that you will ultimately judge the quality of your wilderness adventure into the Boundary Waters or Quetico – why leave any of this to chance? The most important decision you will make before your trip is your choice of a Boundary Waters or Quetico outfitter. No one will give you the personal attention you need like Spirit of the Wilderness Outfitter and Bait Shop, located in Ely, Minnesota, the canoe capital of the upper Midwest.