This historic building is located on Kaleva Island on Long Lake in Eveleth. Dating back to 1929, the handicap accessible two-story building is built with Finnish accents. It consists of the main lodge building and a traditional Finnish sauna. The sauna was the first building constructed on the island, and has been preserved as originally designed. It is a three room building with the sauna room, large dressing room and shower room.
The island also features restrooms, a boat launch and picnic facilities. It is also a great place for fishing and recreational water sports. It has exciting nature and wildlife viewing possibilities with mature pines, birch, spruce, fir, maple and willow. Also found is the rare Moccasin Flower or Lady Slipper.
2027 Kaleva Drive
Eveleth, MN 55734
Directions: From Eveleth, take Highway 53 south to Hwy 37 West. Travel west on Hwy. 37 for approximately two miles. Take a right (north) onto Kaleva Drive and follow road until you reach the historic building located on Kaleva Island.