Come see our Winter Wonderland

Timber Trail Lodge offers winter activities and accommodations that are sure to please everyone.


Do Something Wild this Winter... Check-out our partner Wintergreen Dogsledding Lodge for an adventure this winter.



Want to do a half day or full day dogsled trip? Visit Chilly Dogs for more information and trip options!



Snowmobile rentals - Lossing's Cat Shack - Ask about delivery to Timber Trail Lodge & Resort!



Guided Ice Fishing Trips available through the Ely Fishing Guide Company - Contact us for discounted lodging when you book a winter trip through the Ely Fishing Guide Company.


Winter Specials


Midweek Special


Discounts available for staying 3 or more weeknights! Check-in on a Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday or Thursday and get great discounts when you stay three or more nights!

Book a trip with one of these great companies and get discounted lodging!


Book a guided ice fishing trip with the Ely Fishing Guide Company or a dogsled trip with Chilly Dogs and get a discount on your lodging with Timber Trail Lodge & Resort.


Already staying with us on a Wintergreen Dog Sled trip? Extend your stay and get discounted lodging with Timber Trail Lodge & Resort!


Call for available dates and current winter rates. 800-777-7348


Tomahawk snow trail


Early Ice in Ely, Minnesota - Season 8 - Episode 2. Ice Fishing. Walleye. James Holst and In-Depth Outdoors' Pro Staff Team member Will Roseberg head to Ely, MN in search of safe, walkable ice. Day 1 the guys are met by a fierce cold front that shuts down the bite. Day 2 warm temps roll in and the fish respond!

Winter Cabins & Nightly Rates
Aspen, Basswood, White Pine & Blue Spruce Evergreen & Wintergreen Diamond Willow
2 people: $150 night
3 - 4 people: $170 night
5 - 6 people: $190 night
Up to 6 people: $275 night Up to 12 people: $400
Additional People $20 per night


Activities in the snow

Tomahawk snow trailThe Tomahawk Trail is one of just 3 trails in the US making the Top 10. How is this important to Timber Trail? The Tomahawk Trail runs right through our resort. You can access the Tomahawk right from your cabin door. If you're looking for a snowmobiling vacation, why not experience one of the best trails in America. Plan a trip to Timber Trail Lodge!

SleddingDay and overnight dog sledding trips with experienced winter guides! Cross-country skiing near Timber Trail Lodge, ski trail maps available at our lodge. Snowmobile rentals are also available. Call for Details: 800-777-7348



Wintergreen Dogsledding Lodge | 877-753-3386. Lodge based trips and day trips
Chilly Dogs | 218-349-0906 or 218-365-4726. Half Day and Full Day Trips


Ely Area Winter Activities and Festivals:


Ely Chamber of Commerce Event Calendar (
Ely Winter Festival - February (
Ely Art Walk - February (


Other Winter Activities Include:


Cross Country Skiing and Snowshoeing: There are great trails nearby and options for trekking through the Boundary Waters - NEED TO RENT WINTER EQUIPMENT? Contact Piragis Northwoods Company.
Ice Fishing: Bring your ice rods and tip-ups, there are several lakes to try your hand at Ice Fishing.
Ice Skating: Open ice skating rink in Ely.
Alpine/Downhill Skiing: 40 minutes away.
Snowmobile Rentals: Lossing's Cat Shack.