About Us

From Carhartt work wear and Viking rain gear to products from Johnson Woolen Mills and footwear from Redwing and New Balance, Ely Surplus and Outdoor offers a huge selection of outdoor goods at a reasonable price. Not only that, but we carry a great selection of army and navy surplus goods as well. Whether you’re looking for camping gear or work wear, active wear or a souvenir from your trip to the BWCAW, Ely Surplus and Outdoor will provide you with exactly what you need. Please take a moment to browse our Website and discover all we have to offer. It’s our promise to you that you will receive your order promptly and safely and be fully satisfied.

The Ely Surplus Store has been a mainstay in Ely, Minnesota since its opening in 1951.  Originally an army and navy surplus store, it has since changed hands to become Ely Surplus and Outdoor so we can provide our customers with all their outdoor needs.  What has remained the same, however, is our dedication to selling quality products at a reasonable price. 

Located in Ely, Minnesota at the edge of the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness, our store offers everything you need to pursue an active lifestyle.


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