Glacier Pond 1


Glacier Pond 1 covers 17 acres and reaches a depth of 27 feet. Fishing can be done from the shore or by carrying a canoe down a steep bank to the lake. There are no campsites on this lake. Glacier Pond 1 is a designated trout lake and is managed for rainbow trout.

Lakes nearby include Glacier Pond 2, Ojibway Lake and Triangle Lake and Tofte Lake.

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At a Glance

Closest Towns: Ely, MN
Water: Boil or filter water.
Operated By: USDA Forest Service
Information Center: Kawishiwi Ranger District, 218-365-7600

General Information

General Notes:

Trout stamps on fishing licenses are required. Please check the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources information for other trout lake regulations.


Parking is available along Forest Road 557.


Glacial Pond 1 is located 14.5 miles northeast of Ely.

  • From Ely, take State Highway 169 (turns into Highway 18/Fernberg Road) northeast for 14.5 miles to Forest Road 1541/557.

  • Turn right for 0.2 miles to Glacier Pond 1.

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