Minnesota Highway 1: Ely to Crystal Bay Professional Review and Guide
"Bisecting the rugged, heavily forested Arrowhead region, Minnesota Highway 1 runs for 68 miles between the North Woods outpost of Ely and Crystal Bay on Lake Superior. Trails and public lake accesses in Superior National Forest and Finland State Forest provide plenty of opportunities for hiking, fishing, cross-country skiing, and bird watching.
Special attractions: International Wolf Center and Dorothy Molter Museum in Ely; sharply rolling forest, coldwater streams, and pristine lakes in Superior National Forest and Finland State Forest; glorious views of Lake Superior from the Laurentian Highlands; hiking, canoeing, trout fishing, cross-country skiing, snowmobiling, and primitive camping in the forest and two state parks; loons, bald eagles, ospreys, bears, beavers, and other wildlife; blueberry picking and wildflower viewing on the roadside and along hiking trails. This eTrail is a complete description of a scenic drive with a route map and information on the best travel seasons, interesting sites, recreation opportunities, camping locations, and much more."