Bear Head Lake State Park
is near Ely, MN
May 27th- 30th
45 electrical sites
14 miles of hiking trails
about 4 hour trip from the twin cities
There was so many different areas to enjoy a private paddle around the lakes. The long drive into the park brings you deep into the heart of the park.
Room for a picnic but not a tent.
Not a lot of room on either side of the RV to back it into it's spot. This is 31e.
Not as many trails can be found here. These trails are in the woods so make sure you use bug spray. We walked the Norberg Lake Trail, which was the hiking club trail.
Close to Bear Head park is Lake Vermilion-Soudan Underground Mine State Park, only 15 minute drive. Tours take you down the mine about 2700 miles in 2 minutes. The cars would hold 12 mines and only 8 visitors.
After the tour we checked out all of the buildings that was part of the mine. The park has 7.4 miles of trails where you can see other parts of the mine.