Outfitting & Canoe Rentals

Top 10 Reasons to Rent Your Canoe Right on Lake One (instead of in town):

View from Kawishiwi cabin 7 pier on Lake One
  1. Avoid the traffic by not renting in town, and get a head start on Lake One portage!
  2. Fast Service--Just drive down to the lake, load the canoe, & paddle away.
  3. No added pressure of pick-up schedules, deadlines or transportation fees.
  4. Hassle-free BWCA canoe outfitting—because all our outfitting equipment is right at the lake—no packing, towing, or unloading!
  5. Lake One is 100% motor-free—no motor boats, tow boats, or float planes—so you will enjoy a truly peaceful and tranquil wilderness experience in the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness.
  6. Personalized service from Frank, Jake & Brent—right on Lake One, where you need it.
  7. Rent a Lakeside Bunkhouse or Lakeside Lodge before your trip.
  8. A larger variety of Boundary Waters canoe routes—there are more routes out of Lake One than from most starting points, so you can have a unique adventure on every outing!
  9. Rates competitive with any local Ely outfitter—we truly offer the best value in canoe renting & BWCA outfitting packages.
  10. Secure parking in our own lot—avoid security concerns about the BWCAW public access lot.