Ely, Minnesota

Hike to Kawishiwi Falls

1.5 Miles Total - Loop Trail

Originally added by Allison Herreid

A short, easy hike just outside Ely to a scenic waterfall. 

The trail to Kawishiwi Falls begins at the parking lot and winds through a wooded trail with minimal elevation gain. There are several different vantage points of the falls that are accessible from the trail (above, below, and from the side). The trail is also part of the portage between Garden and Fall Lakes. The trail is very easy and can be enjoyed by people of all ages. 

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Photography
Hiking
Easy Parking
Family Friendly
Forest
River
Romantic
Scenic
Waterfall

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Easy hike to beautiful falls!

This is such an easy hike, ending at the beautiful falls. Depending on water level, you can climb down a bit and every into the middle of the flow, but be careful it’s easy to slip!

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