River Bend Resort is a family owned and operated resort that offers 14 cabins, RV and tent sites, new lodge, restaurant, and bar.
Enjoy a quiet night in a studio cabin or fill a large 3-bedroom cabin with family and friends – whatever you need, we’ve got it!
We now offer the option to book cabins directly online, or speak with an Agent about our packages.
Lake of the Woods is the “Walleye Capital of the World”. Spring, summer, fall, and winter offer fishing that is second to none! From charter boats during open water season, to heated ice houses during hard water season, we have what you need!
Whether you’re bringing your own boat, or booking a charter or ice fishing trip with us, we are here to make your dream vacation become a reality. Our prime location on the Rainy River gives you access to excellent fishing, breathtaking views, and hours of relaxation. The open water of legendary Lake of the Woods is just a short boat ride away, this world class fishery boasts some of the best fishing in the country.
Enjoy an elegant dinner at Miles Lab Bar & Grill in our spacious dining room or burgers on the patio, the choice is yours. All cabins and grounds are pet friendly. We offer charter fishing packages with a US Coast Guard certified captain, we also have amble dock space available if you plan to bring your own boat.
Charter Reservations: If your stay with us will include a big boat charter (up to 6 people) or small boat charter (up to 3 people), We recommend calling our reservation desk prior to booking your cabin online in order to check for availability over your desired dates of stay. Our reservation agents will be happy to help you with your entire reservation.
Each cabin is uniquely appointed with a full kitchen including:
Not sure what to bring? Here’s a list of what we recommend:
*PLEASE NOTE: We have a 2 Night minimum stay requirement for any weekend or holiday dates. Please call for Charter Boat Reservations.
Offers 3 bedrooms with two single beds in each room. The view of the Rainy River is breathtaking each morning the sun comes up.
A cozy 2 bedroom cabin that contains two single beds in each bedroom. The kitchen is fully equipped including toaster, microwave and coffee pot. Enjoy the beautiful river view from the large picture window.
Each of the three bedrooms offer two single beds. The interior is finished with tongue and groove pine and the large window allows great views of the river. This is the closest cabin to the lodge and dock access.
Our Newly Built Cabin is a 3 bedroom waterfront cabin. Includes two single beds in each room. Enjoy beautiful views of the Rainy River and Canada right from the table.
A 3 bedroom waterfront cabin. It includes two single beds in each room. Enjoy beautiful views of the Rainy River and Canada right from the table.
Offers 3 bedrooms with two single beds in each room. The view down the Rainy River is breathtaking each morning the sun comes up.
A 3 single bed studio cabin. Don’t let the small size fool you, this cabin has great use of space. It offers a full kitchen and full bath with tub.
A two bedroom unit. It offers a large combined kitchen and living room area with a futon. The cabin offers 2 single beds in each bedroom. Lounge at the picnic table on the cabin’s over-sized deck.
This two bedroom unit has all the space you need while on your fishing adventure. Full kitchen, dining area, and living room will let you sprawl out after a great day of fishing.
This two bedroom unit is also full of all the extra’s, including space. Nestled back just off the Rainy River, and a short distance from lodge, and dock area. The 3 season porch offers additional seating and lounging area for relaxing and telling fish stories of the day.
This 3-bedroom, 1 and a half bath unit has all the amenities of home. There are 4 twin sized beds, 1 queen and 1 full size beds in this unit. Well-appointed kitchen and living area with big screen TV. The outdoor seating area next to the fire pit offers a beautiful lounging area for relaxing and telling fish stories of the day. This unit has all the room for comfort during your stay with us.
Payment, in-full, for entire reservation is expected at time of check in upon arrival.
100% Non-Smoking in all cabins and rooms. $200 cleaning fee is applied if a smoking violation occurs. Pets are allowed at a nominal $20 per pet per day fee. Check-in is strictly anytime after 3:00 pm, Check-out is at 10:00 am. Please call us if you have any questions, we’re more than happy to help!
River Bend Resort offers multiple RV sites for those that want to bring their home with them. Sites are available for the person packing a tent, or if you have a camper/RV we have sites with 30 AMP electric, cable, water and sewer hook-ups.
Per Night + Tax
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FAQs on Preparing for Open Water Fishing Trips with Cabin Rentals
Besides fishing gear, consider packing weather-appropriate clothing, a hat, sunglasses, sunscreen, insect repellent, and any personal items. Remember, the weather can be unpredictable, so layers are essential.
Yes, our cabins have fully-equipped kitchens. You might want to bring specific spices or specialty cooking items, but standard utensils and cookware are provided.
We have two bait shops very close stocked with a variety of baits suitable for the fish species in the lake. It’s always a good idea to check availability beforehand.
Absolutely! We have local fishing guides who know the lake very well. Booking in advance is recommended, and is based on availability, especially during peak seasons.
Yes, you’ll need a valid Minnesota fishing license. If you’re planning to venture into Canadian waters, ensure you have the appropriate Ontario license as well.
No, but there are is a local business that has boats to rent. If you are in need of a boat rental. Please call and we will put you in touch with this local business.
Lake of the Woods boasts a diverse range of fish, including Walleye, Northern Pike, Smallmouth Bass, Crappies, and Muskie, among others.
We have a designated fish cleaning station equipped with everything you need to prepare your catch for cooking or storage.
Always check weather conditions, wear a life jacket, inform someone of your intended fishing spot, and ensure your boat has the necessary safety equipment.
Yes, Lake of the Woods has specific regulations regarding size and possession limits. We provide a summary at the cabins, but always check current state guidelines to be sure.
Our cabins are fully furnished, including bedding and towels. However, if you have a preferred pillow or additional comfort items, feel free to bring them along.