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PO Box 397
12007 River Point Road
Ely, Minnesota 55731



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Global Position

N 47°  47.996'
W 091°  46.596'

Elevation at River Point's Marina on Birch Lake:  1455' MSL

Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness

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BWCA partial outfitting-the perfect kitchen in the woods

Partial Outfitting Rates

Canoe Rentals Camping Equipment Rentals - Partial Outfitting

Need Extra Equipment or Services to Augment What You Already Have? 

Use this handy list to view canoes, camping equipment, maps, trip routing, packsacks, sleeping bags, and more. Maybe you want lodging the night prior to your canoe trip "start date". Choose a private lakefront bunkhouse or a Resort Villa or Chalet lodging with added comfort and amenities might be the right fit.

Canoe Rental Includes:

  • Paddles
  • Portage Yoke
  • Life Jackets
  • Car-top Carrier (if transporting rental canoe(s) to/from Entry Point with your vehicle)
  • Shower after the canoe trip (provide own towel)
  • Free Parking for one vehicle in RPO's safe on-site parking lot for each canoe rented, when using RPO's van transport service

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Equipment & Services
Calendar Day
Aluminum Canoes  
17' Alumacraft Aluminum Canoe (64 lbs.)-2-Person
18'5" Alumacraft Aluminum Canoe (70 lbs.)- 2 seats (3-Person)
Jump Seat
Solo Kayaks
16'6" Squall GTS (58 lbs.)
17' Storm GT (62 lbs.)
Kevlar Canoes  
Solo Kevlar Canoe
16'6" We-no-nah Prism Kevlar (36 lbs.)
2-Seat Kevlar Canoes
17' We-no-nah Boundary Waters Kevlar (42 lbs.)
17' Souris River Quetico Kevlar (44 lbs.)
17' NorthStar Northwind Kevlar (44 lbs.)                      $40.00
3-Seat Kevlar Canoes
18'5" Souris River Quetico Kevlar (49 lbs.)
4-Seat Kevlar Canoes
23' We-no-nah MN IV Kevlar (62 lbs.) (Best suited for 2 adults and 2 small children)
Canoe Accessories:
 Daily Rate
Paddle--Carlisle Bent or Straight Aluminum Ultra-Light (included w/all canoe rentals)
Life Jacket (Stearns) (included w/all canoe rentals)
Car Top Carrier (set of 4 foam pads)
Anchor Bag
Camping Equipment, Etc.  Daily Rate
Canoe/Camp Chair (Crazy Creek). Great backrest in the canoe and on shore!
Tent (2 person Dome )
Tent (3 person Dome)
Tent (4 person Dome)
Sleeping Bag (Slumberjack "Everest Elite" regular length) w/Compression Stuff Sack
Sleeping Bag (Slumberjack longer bag for 6'3" & over w/Compression Stuff Sack
Sleeping Pad (Therm-A-Rest self-inflating, regular)
Sleeping Pad (Therm-A-Rest self-inflating, long)
#3 Cordura Nylon Packsack w/padded shoulder straps
#3.5 Cordura Nylon Packsack w/padded shoulder straps
#4 Cordura Nylon Packsack w/padded shoulder straps
Cordura Nylon Food Packsack w/padded shoulder straps
Food Box and Plastic Liner (necessary when renting the Food Packsack)  1-time charge:                   $4.00
Cook Kit & Utencils (stainless steel nesting pots, plates, cups, cooking & eating utensils; optional coffee pot)
$3.50 per person
Aluminum Griddle
Aluminum Fry Pan
Nylon Dining Fly; includes ropes
Camp Saw (folding)
Camp Axe (Estwing)
Stove (1-burner MSR w/case, fuel extra)
Portage Wheel (limited application)
BWCA Outfitting Partial Packages  Daily Rate
Equipment Only Package-Kevlar Canoe , per person, minimum 3-day rental
Equipment Only Package-Aluminum , per person, minimum 3-day rental
Food & Kevlar Canoe Package, * per person
Food & Aluminum Canoe Package, * per person
Additional Services & Items for Purchase Rate per service or item for purchase
Tent Camping at RPO; per person. Non-Profit Youth Groups Only (Pitch own tent)
Tent Camping at RPO with tents provided; per person. Non-Profit Youth Groups Only
Bunkhouse (Per person. Available prior to canoe trip only. After canoe trip lodging; refer to Chalets. Not generally offered to groups that do not rent canoes/equipment from RPO.)
Shower (per person; provide own towel)
Trip Routing (per permit group)
Stove Fuel (per quart)
Food Box & Plastic Liner
Waterproof Routing Map-Fisher (each)
Waterproof Routing Map-Topo (each)
Parking (one vehicle per canoe rental)
Parking without canoe rental (per vehicle)
$6.00/per day
  • *Food & Canoe Package: Minimum 3-day rental. 2-person minimum required when not part of a completely outfitted party.
  • Minimum $50 per person charge for partial outfitting service. Can be applied to equipment rental/food/services (showers, bunkhouse, routing, parking). 
  • Entry/exit point transport fees and applicable gas surcharges do not apply toward the minimum $50 per person charge required.
  • Specific canoe choice (We-no-nah, Souris River, Northwind, etc.) subject to availability
  • Partial Outfitting rates subject to 7.375 % MN sales tax
  • Lodging (bunkhouse) rates subject to 3% Ely Lodging tax

Paddle the Quiet Side®

 River Point Outfitting Co.     Ely Outfitters™

Ely, Minnesota

If you would like more information, or you are ready to make a reservation, please use our on-line form, send us an e-mail or call 1-800-456-5580  or 1-218-365-6604

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