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“Pretty Lake”
Review of Angleworm Lake

Ranked #19 of 31 things to do in Ely
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Owner description: Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness scenic lake which is an entry point for canoeing.
Ely, Minnesota
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34 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
“Pretty Lake”
Reviewed 25 November 2013

A lo-o-o-ng hike through the trees gets you to this big lake. A trail of sorts goes around it in 14 miles. If you like hiking in the forest, this is a good hike. If you want big views, go elsewhere.

Visited June 2013
2 Thank Lynn E
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Marysville, Ohio
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178 reviews
60 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 134 helpful votes
“Great Lake, Gorgeous Area, Terrible Trails”
Reviewed 26 July 2012

Angelworm Lake is really nice. Very pretty and serene. The views from around the lake are great. However, WARNING FOR HIKERS. There is a 'trail' that goes around the lake but because it is a Wilderness Area THE TRAILS ARE NOT MARKED. They want to protect the beauty and the 'feel' of loneliness. Ok thats great but for a hiker trying to accomplish a loop hike you can forget it unless you are pretty saavy with a topo map and compass. Good luck finding that map. There are so so so many intersecting trails from bear/moose/canoes/kayaks that you will not be sure which trail is for you. We attempted this as a day hike and half turned back and half got really really lost. We are talking exceptionally experienced hikers. So I do recommend the lake and the hike was nice till the lost thing became a factor. DO NOT GO WITHOUT A SUPER GREAT MAP, a COMPASS and a HEADLAMP.

Visited July 2012
3 Thank AmericanExplorer8500
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