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Lodging Amenities

Year-round Luxuries and Privacy on the Gunflint Trail

Each person comes to Bearskin for a slightly different reason. Some seek the sunny warmth of our beautiful summers. Others are looking for a Minnesota family vacation, or they simply desire the crisp air and plentiful snow of our long winters. Whatever your interests, we offer a diverse range of activities sure to capture the interest of even the most discriminating traveler.

Year Round Amenities

Main Lodge & Gift Shop

Our lower-lounge features a massive stone fireplace. The gift shop offers fishing tackle, outdoor clothing, Bearskin souvenirs, and Northwoods gifts. Simple groceries are also available.

Private Hot Tub

After a vigorous day, totally relax and rejuvenate your body in the swirling water of our five-person hot tub Jacuzzi bath.

Private Sauna

 Sweat your worries away in our steamy sauna.


Treat yourself to a Bearskin “Take & Bake” Pizza made to order, a freshly-baked pie, or one of our famously huge ice cream sandwiches, created with our own baked chocolate chip cookies.

Front view of front desk of lodge with welcome sign

Local Dining Options

There are great places to dine in the immediate area, everything from burgers and salads to fine steaks. Just ask at the front desk, and our staff will help you with locations and types of restaurants.

Summer Amenities

  • Motor boat, canoe, kayak, and pontoon rentals with miles of of waterways to explore
  • Charcoal barbecue grills
  • Private docks
  • Children’s and naturalist programs
  • Sand beach and play area

Winter Amenities

  • Cross-country ski and snowshoe rental
  • 70+ km of expertly groomed trails for every level of skier
  • 1.5 km of lighted skiing trails
  • Heated wax room
  • Snowshoe trails
  • Excellent ice fishing on nearby lakes

Want to see more?

A stay at Bearskin means cozy cabins, year-round outdoor fun, and stunning scenery. Visit our photo gallery to preview your time with us.

Stay at Bearskin Lodge

Find your perfect getaway on the Gunflint Trail.