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Piragis Canoe Trip Outfitters and Guide Service in Ely, MN


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Trip Planning, Permits & Rentals

Adam, Drew, and Tim are ready to help you plan your next trip. Give them a call today at (800) 223-6565 or learn more about our trip planning process by clicking the link below.

About Our Outfitting

The Boundary Waters Canoe Trip

The canoe trip as a vacation was born here.  They come each summer from every state and many countries.  Each paddler seeks something different.  They are the fishers, the birders, the seekers of solitude, dedicated paddlers, or just wilderness freaks.  It's truly been discovered, and for good reason, but it's never overrun.  If you come here, the lasting memories are of owning your own lake for a night, with a family of loons for neighbors, and working together to get your canoe and your gear to the next lake or to the next country.  You cherish the moments you spend here as a family, as a group of friends, or by yourself.  It'll be the sunsets, the pan-fried walleye, and the sand beach where you skinny-dipped, even the rainy day you paddled back home, that you'll remember forever.  Make memories this summer by planning your next Boundary Waters canoe trip.

Piragis Northwoods Company is a Cooperator with the USDA Forest Service under the Superior National Forest.  We issue permits into the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness (BWCAW), part of the National Wilderness Preservation System.  This business operates within the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness in the Superior National Forest.  As a Cooperator with the Forest Service, we are an equal opportunity service-provider.