Thank you for giving us the pleasure of introducing you to our resort and the wonder of Northern Minnesota. The Mille Lacs area is a year round opportunity for fun. It's great for Family Reunion, Work Outings, Bachelor/Bachelorette parties or just for a Family and Friends get away.
Located on Lake Mille Lacs in Garrison, Minnesota - this world famous lake features some of the best Walleye, Jumbo Perch, Bass, Northern and Muskie Fishing available today. Whether it's open water fishing on our Spacious Fishing Launches in the Summer, Ice Fishing in 2-14 Person Ice Houses in the Winter, or taking advantage of our relaxing Overnight Accommodations, a good time will be had by all. Lake Mille Lacs is Minnesota's second-largest lake covering 132,000 acres with 76 miles of shoreline. The average depth is around 20 feet, but some hot spots are as deep as 40 feet. The Lake Mille Lacs area offers year round activities including: fishing, biking, golfing, hiking, hunting, swimming, skiing, ice fishing, snowmobiling and just plain relaxing!
Located on Lake Mille Lacs in Garrison, Minnesota - The are 35 deluxe fish houses with several options available for daily or weekend rentals. Our Ice Fishing Houses range in size from 8' x 12' to 12' x 46' to allow for 2-14 people each. All houses are carpeted, have propane heat and lights, bunks with covered foam mattresses, tables with chairs and rattle reels and most have bathrooms and cooking features.
There are heated public out houses conveniently placed throughout the neighborhoods. When you arrive your heat is on and all the fishing holes are drilled. Our well maintained road system leads to Hot Spots on Rock Piles, Sand, Gravel, Mud Flats and Deep Mud. We can create a custom neighborhood of Fish Houses grouped together to accommodate very large groups. Ice fishing on Mille Lacs is the perfect winter getaway for any size group. It's great for Family Reunions, Work Outings, Bachelor/Bachelorette parties or just for a Family and Friends get away.
In the winter, you can snowmobile directly from your cabin to the state snowmobile trail that borders our property located on Lake Mille Lacs in Garrison, Minnesota - The Garrison Commercial Club and Drift Skippers and EC Riders Snowmobile Clubs maintain trails around Mille Lacs Lake and surrounding areas. Download our Lake Mille Lacs Trail Map or visit The Mille Lacs Area Tourism Council site for more trail locations.
Traveling through stands of evergreen, birch and tamarack, snowmobilers take on winter one on one, experiencing the terrain through their vehicles. Bring your own snowmobile or rent one from our premier Minnesota Snowmobile Rental Locations around the lake. Whether you prefer solitary exploration, competitive raing, secluded forests, the frozen lake, or group rides with stops for socializing and refreshment, the Mille Lacs Lake area offers something for everyone. Be sure to visit the Minnesota DNR for Trail Conditions, or Snowmobile Safety, Rules and Regulations. Also, see the complete Winter Activities Guide for a whole new way to play, and Minnesota State Parks and Trails
Hunting and Shooting is a very serious tradition in some families, and if you get your child to go beyond shooting ranges and into hunting you till find that it can be a great bonding experience for the both of you, as well as a learning experience.
Youth hunting is a great way to meet new people who carry the same interest. It can become a lifelong hobby or dream for a youth who loves the outdoors to join a hunting program or youth organization. It can be hard for youths to get interested in shooting sports, as it takes time, patience, and a lot of practice. There is a lot to learn for interested youth hunters to begin shooting. They need to find a trusted place that will teach them right from wrong with firearms and the safety involved when handling a firearm. That is why hunters education programs exist and are widely available near you for your interested youth hunter.
As with all youths following safety guidelines will make them knowledgeable, more experienced, and accident free on the field or range. It is a parent approved privilege for a youth to have the opportunity to hunt or shoot any weapons. Most children around the age of 12 begin the learning experience of handling and owning a youth rifle and hunting. Safety is important because it only takes one mistake. Please keep your youth rifles and other firearms including ammo locked up and out of reach of children at all times.