Winter Lodging at Leech Lake
Whether you’re visiting Leech Lake for the end of the ice fishing season or simply just a quiet family getaway, there’s a resort for you, and many of them are open through the winter. Here’s a brief rundown of the lodges and resorts ready to make your dream winter vacation a reality:
Adventure North Resort offers winter ice fishing packages complete with a reunion-style lodge for up to 15 guests. You can book your heated ice houses here too, and let someone else clean your catch of the day while you relax in the whirlpool tub.
Anderson’s Horseshoe Bay boasts natural fireplaces in every room, perfect for some cozy unwinding after a chilly day on the lake. With access to snowmobiling, ice fishing, and cross-country skiing as well as a heated indoor pool, hot tub and sauna, the entire family can enjoy the weekend.
Bayside Resort is located right on Leech Lake, with a host of waterfront cabins for your quiet lake getaway. Ice fishing packages are going fast, so be sure to book soon.
Big Rock Resort offers a total of seven year-round cabins. Two of the larger three-bedroom cabins are perfect for larger families or groups and boast outdoor hot tubs, while the other has the lake views you’ve been dreaming of.
Birch Ridge Resort hosts 15 cabins and on-site gas, bait and tackle. For the family, the lodge offers pizza, ice cream, beer, snacks and convenience items as well as a game room.
Bluewater Lodge is one of the area’s premiere event hosts with a bar, restaurant and marina on the property. Choose from cabins or rooms in the main house and make BlueWater your home for the weekend.
Brindley’s Harbor is your choice for guided ice fishing trips complete with ice house rentals, as well as quiet weekends away with the family. Guaranteed quiet outside of the Walker city limits but just a few miles from local restaurant spots.
Chase on the Lake is an award-winning lakefront resort offering lakeview hotel rooms as well as two and three bedroom condos perfect for a snowmobiling weekend. The resort also features a spa, bowling center and indoor heated pool and hot tub.
Hiawatha Beach has plenty to offer in the winter, so don’t let the name fool you. Conveniently located on the Heartland snowmobiling trail, Hiawatha Beach also offers a heated pool and hot tub, arcade, movie room, as well as a banquet hall for all your large gathering needs.
Oak Point Resort is your ultimate Minnesota winter getaway. With plowed access to ice houses and spear fishing, ice skating, broomball, and hockey rinks, or easy access to snowmobiling and local winter hunting trails, there’s no shortage of winter activities.
Shores of Leech Lake Resort- the name says it all. Nestled on beautiful Leech Lake, the resort’s cottages offer fireplaces as well as a lakefront fire pit you can gather around with family or friends. Access to nearby Walker and snowmobiling trails makes this resort a prime winter spot.
Steamboat Bay Resort is open year-round for hunting, ice fishing, snowmobiling and more – you can bring your own or rent a snowmobile nearby. After a long day, be sure to settle in next to the fire in one of the cozy cabins.
Trapper’s Landing Lodge features luxury units on miles of Leech Lake shoreline, including steam showers and whirlpool tubs and bonfires complete with s’mores. If you’re here for the ice fishing, the lodge rents heated sleeper ice lodges guaranteed to make the most of your ice fishing trip.
Many of the above resorts and lodges are currently offering reduced winter rates, so be sure to call and inquire.