Generations of families and vacationers come to Minnesota's Edge of the Wilderness Resort Area each year to bask in the ambience of our tall pines and hardwoods, the cool, clear lakes and rivers, the clean fresh air, and our warm and inviting hospitality. Our Northern Minnesota resorts, motels and campgrounds are cozy and welcoming, and your hosts are friendly and hospitable. We know how to treat guests right!
Visitors often tell us that the great variety of year-round activities found here coupled with our many lodging choices make the Edge of the Wilderness Resort Area their top pick for a vacation destination. The lure of northern Minnesota's Northwoods is unmistakable. There are miles and miles of undiscovered, unspoiled and undeveloped land here just waiting for your visit. Discover forests of pine, spruce, birch and maple, with many trails and logging roads to explore. You'll find direct access to hundreds of uncrowded lakes and rivers with clear, pristine waters.
If you are looking for the perfect Minnesota resort this summer, look no further than our 11 northern Minnesota resorts, motels and campgrounds. The sky blue waters of hundreds of area lakes and rivers provide a perfect backdrop for family vacation summer fun. A sandy swimming beach is also nearly a standard amenity at most of the Edge of the Wilderness Minnesota Resorts.
Sports enthusiasts are drawn here in search of the magnificent fishing and hunting opportunities offered within our thousands of acres of state and federal public lands. If you are looking for some of the best fishing in Northern Minnesota lakes, you'll find paradise in the Edge of the Wilderness Resort Area. The muskie fishing, smallmouth bass fishing and walleye fishing here are fantastic. And of course we have plenty of northern, largemouth bass, lake trout, crappie, bluegill, perch and sunfish too.
Wildlife viewing opportunities here are fantastic for your Minnesota vacation. One of the favorite activities of visitors both young and old is watching the abundant wildlife including deer, moose, wolves, bear, raccoons, squirrels, chipmunks, porcupines, beaver, bobcats, fox, rabbits, mink, otters, and even lynx. Birding enthusiasts can find many of Minnesota's most sought-after birds right outside their cabins. We are home to the largest concentration of bald eagles and common loons in the continental United States.
Vacation at The Edge of the Wilderness This Summer! We hope you'll find the lure of our Northwoods too irresistible to pass up. Let us help you start your own Edge of the Wilderness Vacation Tradition - one that will last for many years.