To get to Elbow Lake Lodge, you can fly into either the Minneapolis or Duluth Airports. The lodge is a four-hour drive from Minneapolis and a two-hour drive from Duluth.

Driving directions from the MSP airport to Elbow Lake Lodge

  • Follow Glumack Drive from the airport. 

  • Merge onto MN-5 east toward St Paul/Minneapolis.

  • Merge onto I-35E north.

  • I-35E north becomes I-35 north.

  • Continue 110 miles to MN-33, exit EXIT 237, toward Cloquet.

  • Follow MN-33 through Cloquet.

  • Turn slightly left onto US-53 N.

  • When you reach Cook, turn right on 2nd Street (American Bank is on the corner).

  • Continue on for fifteen miles past Lake Vermillion.

  • When you reach the start of the dirt road, continue on for three more miles.

  • Turn left on Kennedy Road.