Campground has 65 campsites and is located on the shores of Fall Lake, with direct access to the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness. Average summer temperatures are 60-75 degrees in the daytime. Facilities provided include restrooms, boat ramp, picnic tables, fire grates, tent pads and drinking water. We also have canoe rentals as well as camping supplies, pop, ice, snacks and firewood available at the camp store. Popular activities include fishing, boating, swimming, hiking, biking, and sight-seeing. A popular local event is the Blueberry Arts Festival. We now accept Mastercard and Visa.
Driving Directions — Fall Lake campground is located about 6 miles east of Ely. From Ely, travel east on Highway 169 to County Road 18 (Fernberg Rd). Travel 4.5 miles to Fall Lake Road. Turn left and continue 1.5 miles to the campground entrance.
Top 100 Family Campground in America 2003 & 2006
- 20th May 2013 Fall Lake Campground is ready for you to come over Memorial Weekend. Weathermen are saying it will be a clear weekend. The fishing reports we are hearing are that most are catching their limits and all having fish dinners. Don't miss out on all the fun at Fall Lake.
- 9th May 2013 We are open! Most of the sites are cleaned and ready for you so come on up. Got the water up and running so restrooms are open. Ice still on lake but seeing more and more open water. The temps are pleasant, in the 60s with 70s in forecast! We are looking forward to seeing all of you soon! Fall Lake is now the place to be!!
- 3rd May 2013 Mother Nature hasn't been real cooperative so far but no new snow in Ely. The snow is melting and we are seeing water along the lake's shoreline! We are working on having most of Fall Lake Campground ready for Walleye Fishing Opener weekend. Hope you are practicing your casting so you are ready too.
25th August 2012 Fish are biting at Fall Lake, just ask Wyatt Sheldon! Wyatt, 4 yrs old, proudly said "I caught them and I am going to clean them."
23rd August 2012 Come to Fall Lake Campground in September and see the magnificent change in the colors of our trees. Hues of red, orange, and gold of the aspens, birch, ample and ash mirrored in in Fall Lake is a must see. Our days can be warm and sunny with cool evenings, perfect for campfires. And you may be treated to a beautiful sunset in the west at the end of the day. Star gazers are never disappointed with the millions of bright, twinkling stars to be seen at night. Don't miss out!