Welcome to Ely Outfitting Company

Successful Boundary Waters Canoe Trips for Friends and Families

About Us

Ely, Minnesota's Boundary Waters Canoe Trip Outfitter


At Ely Outfitting Company and Boundary Waters Guide Service, sharing the wilderness is our passion. We are committed to ensuring you and your friends and family have the best possible Boundary Waters canoe trip!


Our friendly, trail-wise staff provide personalized canoe trip outfitting, expert advice, and quality guided trips so that families and friends of all backgrounds and experience levels may enjoy the rejuvenating spirit of the outdoors in the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness and Quetico Provincial Park. Read More »

Boundary Waters Teen Essay Contest

Win A Free Fully Outfitted BWCA Canoe Trip


High school sophomores, juniors, and seniors can submit an essay and win a free fully outfitted BWCA canoe trip with their friends - no parents allowed. We're inspiring young people to get outside, seek adventure, and develop an appreciation for the Boundary Waters. Read More »