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Experience the Best of the Whitefish Chain of Lakes

The beautiful, calm Rush Lake welcomes you to a peaceful vacation experience at Bay View Lodge. This Minnesota getaway rests along the shores of Rush Lake, one of the 14 lakes in the Whitefish Chain. Explore the waters on a relaxing fishing trip, or make a splash as you indulge in a variety of fun lake activities. The resort offers paddle-boats, a swimming platform, and water trampoline that the kids are sure to love! And when you're looking to dry off but still have some fun, you can play a game of volleyball, basketball, or just unwind on the shores as you build a sandcastle. The Lodge is open daily and provides treats, ice cream, and plenty of games and movies to keep you entertained. Make sure to take in the night sky as you roast marshmallows over the bonfire! Housekeeping cabins have stunning lake views, fully equipped kitchens, cable TV/DVD and wireless internet for a comfortable stay. Everything you need for your quintessential Minnesota lake vacation awaits right here!

  • Wifi
  • Restaurant Onsite
  • Pets Allowed
  • Property Size 13 units
  • Conference Facility
  • Kids Allowed
  • Nearby City Crosslake
  • Nearby Water Rush Lake
  • Open Dates May 5 to Sep 25


Located on Minnesota's Rush Lake, one of 14 in a chain of lakes, there's plenty of beach fun to be had while staying at Bay View Lodge! Build a sandcastle, go splashing in the waters or rent a boat! The choice of what to do for water fun is up to you and your group on your next vacation! Pack a towel, sunscreen, and get ready for a great vacation!


Families looking for a place to relax and also have endless fun will love Bay View Lodge! Located on the shores of beautiful Rush Lake, this Minnesota destination offers you the chance to reconnect with your loved ones in a variety of ways. Simply lounge on the shores together, or head out and enjoy many outdoor activities. Teach the kids how to cast their first line, explore the waters on a canoeing trip, or just stay on the beach and play a game of volleyball. Check out the family-style bonfire ring before retreating to your cozy cabin, which offers all the comforts of home so you can rest up for another day!


Bring the whole family together for an unforgettable lakeside reunion at the Bay View Lodge. Here, you're just steps away from the shores of beautiful Rush Lake, where you can enjoy a wide variety of fun activities together with all your loved ones. Play a game of volleyball with your cousins, go out on a fishing trip with the uncles, or take it easy at the Lodge where you can enjoy ice cream with the young ones, plus games and movies. The variety of different cabins, most with three to four rooms, make it easy to keep the whole group under one roof! Everything you need for fun and relaxation is right here!


The beautiful Brainerd Lakes area welcomes you to explore its lush landscapes and calming waters when you stay at the Bay View Lodge. Here, you're just steps from Rush Lake and the incredible Whitefish Chain of Lakes, which expands over 800 acres and offers plenty of exploration on canoes, kayaks and fishing trips. Land lovers can discover nature on the Uppgard Walking Trail and the Paul Bunyan Bike Trail, both just minutes away!


The Whitefish Chain of Lakes is the ideal Minnesota destination for anglers of all levels and Bay View Lodge is just minutes from all of it. With over 800 acres of incredible waterways, there is truly no place better than this to unwind and cast your line. Fishing with walleye, northern, whitefish, bass, trout, panfish, sunfish and crappie, you're sure to get that trophy catch in no time!


Fall in love all over again on a relaxing lake vacation. Bay View Lodge offers a range of charming cabins right along the shores of Rush Lake, featuring all the comforts of home so you and your sweetheart can enjoy comfortable living. Explore the waters of the lake on a paddle boat, bike along the Paul Bunyan trail, or enjoy roasting s'mores together by the bonfire. There's plenty of ways to reconnect with your loved one at this Minnesota resort! End your days together by relaxing by the fire, where the sparks will fly!


Bay View Lodge on Rush Lake offers an incredible Minnesota lake experience. Your cozy cabin rests right along the shores and offers beautiful views, but don't forget to step outside your lodgings and indulge in all that this incredible natural playground has to offer. The resort provides you with paddle boats, a swimming platform and water trampoline to enjoy the waters however you like. The lake is also perfect for fishing trips; cast your line for walleye, whitefish and much more! If you'd rather stay dry, not to worry! From volleyball and badminton to sandcastle building, there's something for everyone right here!

Cabins, Cottages, and Chalets

The cabins at Bay View Lodge on Rush Lake are just steps away from the shores and offer everything you need for a comfortable vacation. Enjoy a fully-equipped kitchen, cable television with DVD player, a picnic table, charcoal Weber grill and wireless internet with your cabin. Their knotty pine interiors give you a rustic feeling while the modern amenities ensure you'll have a convenient stay! Most of the cabins have three to four rooms which gives plenty of space to spread out.

  • Basketball Court(s)
  • Cribs
  • Game Room/Arcade
  • Gift Shop
  • Pack N Play
  • Sauna
  • Volleyball Court(s)
  • Air Conditioning
  • Coffee Maker
  • Deck
  • Full Kitchen
  • Hair Dryer
  • Iron/Ironing Board
  • Microwave
  • Picnic Tables
  • Refrigerator
  • Sundeck
  • Basketball
  • Bocce Ball
  • Dodgeball
  • Horseshoes
  • Photography
  • Scavenger Hunts
  • Shopping
  • Sightseeing
  • Swimming
  • Volleyball
  • Beach
  • Beach Volleyball Court(s)
  • Boating & Watercraft
  • Boat Docks
  • Canoeing
  • Fire Pit(s)
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Outdoor Grill(s)
  • Hiking
  • Kayaking
  • Wildlife & Nature
  • Picnic Table(s)
  • Play Ground
  • Shuttle Service
  • Babysitting/Daycare
  • Laundry Facilities
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Nearest Airports

  • Brainerd Lakes Regional Airport (BRD) / 19.6 miles
  • St Cloud Regional Airport (STC) / 78.6 miles
  • Chisholm Hibbing Airport (HIB) / 78.6 miles

* Not all airports listed here may be open to public use, or service commercial flights

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