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River Point Resort & Outfitting Co.

73 reviews
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  • Poor4%
  • Terrible17%
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The staff at river point treat you like your family. They always make you feel welcome and they make sure that you have exactly what you need. My dad, my 2 brothers and I have been coming to the BWCA for about 5 years now...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I first saw this outfitter recommended in Eat This, Not That magazine Summer 2016. I'm really glad we booked with them. They are family-run and multifaceted, and much more than just "specialty lodging." Both my sister-in-law and I spoke on the phone several times with...More

Thank Sarah S
Response from Quietriver, Owner at River Point Resort & Outfitting Co.Responded 2 weeks ago

Thank you, Sarah for such a positive, lovely review of the experience you had at River Point Resort & Outfitting Co. All of us appreciate your response to the efforts made to insure a successful canoe trip into the magnificent Boundary Waters, and it is...More

Reviewed 3 October 2017

I should have known the moment I turned off of River Point Road that something was different about River Point Outfitting Company. The beautiful wooden sign and long, winding drive set the mood for an experience that would become truly “North Woods”. As my friend...More

1  Thank SEMinnesotaAngler
Response from Quietriver, Owner at River Point Resort & Outfitting Co.Responded 2 weeks ago

Thank you! so much! All of us at River Point Resort & Outfitting Co. are filled with gratitude for the kind words and reflections you shared of your experience with being a guest and of being out in the wonders of the wilderness of the...More

Reviewed 21 August 2017

My husband and I just returned from a wonderful 5 days at the River Point Resort in Ely. What a lovely property! The grounds are immaculate and the cabins are beautiful and rustic. We stayed in the Log Cabin which is on the very quiet...More

Thank Suzyqdegs
Response from Quietriver, Owner at River Point Resort & Outfitting Co.Responded 2 weeks ago

Thank you kindly for your awesome review! River Point's mile long peninsula on Birch Lake and the South Kawishwi River does have a quiet and serene setting within the Superior National Forest. As you discovered, we are all about submersing our guests into the natural...More

Reviewed 14 August 2017 via mobile

This was our 3rd visit in 4 years to this wonderful and relaxing retreat just outside of Ely. Jane, Steve, their son, and the entire staff made the week we were there just what we needed. They were there, but they weren't if you get...More

Thank Kim S
Response from Quietriver, Owner at River Point Resort & Outfitting Co.Responded 18 August 2017

Thank you for taking the time to write such a great review on River Point, Kim! We have truly enjoyed having your family here for 4 years in a row, and we look very forward to your next visit with us!

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Certificate of Excellence
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Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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Free Parking
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Self-Serve Laundry
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Air Conditioning
Refrigerator in room
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Kitchenette, Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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Kitchenette, Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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28 August 2015|
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Response from Quietriver | Property representative |
Hi Steve Gumins, This is Jane, owner of River Point. We are most pleased that your group of five persons stayed with us for just the one night, August 22, following your canoe trip into the BWCA. You came with one more... More
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"Log Cabin is quiet and peaceful. There is a fire ring right below the cabin where you can sit and listen to..."
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"I have only stayed in the bunkhouse....I rough it!"
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"This is not a hotel.....it is a resort on a 17 mile long lake where it meets a river...."
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"We had one of the "Chalets". There are quite a few stairs to go up, so it wouldn't be the..."
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