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    About Elephant Lake - Camp 5 Twp
    Saint Louis County, Minnesota

    Elephant Lake is in Camp 5 Township, Minnesota, not far from the Canadian border. Residents can travel under 60 miles to International Falls or under 80 miles to Ely.

    The Falls International Airport is 58 miles away, and the Cook Hospital is 32 miles away.

    On the Water Fun

    Elephant Lake spans 728 acres with a maximum depth of 30 feet, offering plenty of space for recreation and relaxation.

    Popular activities include boating, kayaking, canoeing, swimming, fishing, and taking in the views. Many homes have docks, but there are two public access points on the southern side of the water.

    Anglers can find black crappie, bluegill, brown bullhead, crappie, hybrid sunfish, northern pike, pumpkinseed, smallmouth bass, walleye, yellow perch, white sucker, blacknose shiner, golden shiner, Iowa darter, and Johnny darter.

    Around the Area

    Elephant Lake is perfect for the outdoor enthusiast, a stone’s throw away from several nature parks and trails.

    Nearby Vermilion Falls Overlook offers hiking trails and beautiful views of creeks and streams. Great place for some photo opportunities of natural scenery.

    Also close to Elephant Lake is Kabetogama State Forest, a park offering various trails, boating, and fishing. There are also camping spots along the park.

    Visit Ely

    Those looking for fun off the water can discover everything Ely has to offer.

    One popular attraction is Kawishiwi Falls Trail, where visitors can hike through the woods and relax in nature.

    Another popular attraction is the International Wolf Center, where visitors can go and see a variety of wolves living inside the preserve.

    A Place to Call Home

    Whether you are looking to buy a family home, a full-time retirement residence, or a waterfront property, Elephant Lake is an excellent choice.