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Fenske Lake Resort Cabins

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Reviewed 22 August 2012

Spent 4 nights at Fenske resort and what a wonderful stay it was. We had a one bedroom (Norway) cabin...very simple, pine floors and walls, somewhat rustic but very comfortable. Pvt dock, canoe, full kitchen, outdoor grill and fire pit. Everything one could one for a great north woods stay. Beautiful lake...just a few miles from the Boundary Waters. Lots...

1Thank umyaya
Reviewed 25 July 2012

We stayed in a one-bedroom cabin directly on Fenske Lake, just off the Echo Trail. Our cabin had all the comforts of home, including a refrigerator, stove, microwave and full range of dishware, pots and pans. You need to have all of your provisions with you because the ride to town (Ely) is about 30 minutes. We made all of...

1Thank bab0706
Topeka, Kansas
Reviewed 8 July 2011

This was our first official non bushiness related vacation as a family and it truly was the best of anywhere we've been. Fenske Lake Cabins is really special and Laurie, Chris and family do a wonderful job of making it a relaxing space and time for guests. The accomodations were excellent, the views are spectacular and the whole experience is...

2Thank Patrick V
Minneapolis, Minnesota
Reviewed 1 June 2011

This is a wonderful family-run resort. The cabins are nicely updated, the fishing is good - right from the dock, and the views are beautiful. Take a canoe or boat to the other end of the lake, take a hike, and come back to an old time sauna! Highly recommended.

3Thank travelwriter2000
Tempe, Arizona
Reviewed 19 December 2010

This was the 3rd stay at Fenske Lake Cabins for my husband & I. We visit Ely from Arizona a few times a year and Fenske has been relaxing and tranquil. Chris and Laurie are wonderful hosts. The lodge is great for those that need the internet fix while in the wilderness. We like the peace and quiet and the...

1Thank EchoTrail
Reviewed 28 February 2010

We've stayed at Robin Bunney's Echo Trail cabins and outfitters 5 or 6 times now, by ourselves and also with our adult children and their partners. Everyone in the family looks forward to this trip each year. Aunt Nancy is flying in from Hawaii this year to enjoy the Echo Trail cabins with the family. The cabins are separated by...

1Thank Bridgetsweeney
Twin Cities, MN
Reviewed 20 December 2009

My wife and I spent a week at Fenske Lake Cabins. Fenske Lake Cabins truly captures the beauty and serenity of the North Woods. With our own dock, motorboat, and canoe on a pristine northern lake, we truly felt like we fitted into the Northern scene. The fishing was good too. Our cabin, nestled among rocks and trees, had a...

Thank Archer771
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 24 November 2009

We spent two marvelous days in Echo Trail's Norway cabin on Fenske Lake. The setting couldn't be more serene. The cabin was clean and quite comfortable, and stocked with most things you need for a relaxing stay. Extra touches that were particularly nice include the fire pit and free use of a motorboat and canoe. We left wanting to stay...

1Thank harrison4
West-Central MN
Reviewed 9 October 2009

When we were looking for a resort to visit for a week in the BWCAW area we knew we wanted solitude and quiet at the resort, a comfortable cabin, our own canoe to use as we wish, and to be able to go canoeing on day-trips in the area. Echo Trail Outfitters and Resort met those needs in spades! We...

1Thank MarknDi
st. paul
Reviewed 6 September 2009

We have stayed at Echo Trail Outfitters & Resort on Lake Fenske for the last few years, both in the White Pine & the Norway cabins. Both are steps from the water, with their own patio & dock. Cozy wood interior with a lovely view out the patio doors. It's hard to find cabins anymore with this kind of charm...

Thank shellystpaul

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A secluded, peaceful resort with true Northwoods charm on the edge of the BWCAW. If you are looking for that perfect getaway, Fenske Lake Cabins is the place for you! ... more   less 

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Address: 3788 Fenske Lake Rd, Ely, MN 55731-2232
Region: United States > Minnesota > Ely
Price Range: $213 - $360 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 10
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“Most cabins have hot water! Check their internet site for more info.”
loisc16, 13 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Fenske offers both rustic (without hot water) and completely modern with dishwashers and showers - so you can choose your comfort level!”
retiredstatteach, 30 Nov 2012 | Read review
“Some of the cabins are new and some are older. This is the result of merging two different businesses within the last couple of years.”
bab0706, 25 Jul 2012 | Read review
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