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Ruttger's Bay Lake Lodge, Fun For All

At Ruttger's Bay Lake Lodge, there's so much to enjoy. Whether's its the numerous boat rentals, from kayaks to speedboats, to sailboats, or the opportunities to fish for walleye and bass, there's always something fun to do. Explore the rich history of the lodge, from it's creation in 1898, to the successive generations that have taken care of it throughout the years. All in the published book "The First 100 Years." It's a great way to learn about the Lodge, and more fully appreciate your stay there! If you're looking for something more active, explore the area on any one of the hundreds of hiking and biking trails. Or simply take a dip in the sparkling water. No matter what sort of vacation you're looking for, Ruttger's Bay Lake Lodge has a special and unique atmosphere that you're sure to fall in love with!


Ruttger's Bay Lake Lodge offers all-inclusive plans to make your Minnesota vacation even easier! Their Bay Lake Plan offers lodging, breakfast, lunch, and dinner daily along with unlimited golf with cart, wine tasting, beverages, all resort amenities and activities and a whole lot more. Everything you need for a comfortable and exciting vacation awaits right here!


What's more relaxing than a day at the beach? At Ruttger's Bay Lake Lodge, the answer is, "absolutely nothing." With beautiful Bay Lake just steps away from your accommodation, you don't have to worry about finding your way to the beach. Whether you want to take a dip and splash around, or simply sink into the sand and perfect that tan, that dreamy afternoon at the beach, becomes reality.


It's as if you're drawn to this place. A sense of belonging, like family. At Ruttger's Bay Lake Lodge, family comes first. That's why there are so many different fun things to do for the whole family. Kids Kamp, for ages 4-12, with hiking and biking and other activities is just one example. So whatever the ages, from one to ninety-two, you're sure to have a good time!


Golf enthusiasts will enjoy a great time on the greens at Ruttger's Bay Lake Lodge! Featuring The Lakes, a championship 18-hole course, spread out over 100 acres and complete with two natural lakes, water plays a big role on 10 different holes. If you're looking for something a little quicker, there also Alec's 9-hole course to play!


Sometimes the best place to reconnect and start afresh can be somewhere outside of a traditional meeting space. These places and spaces can be found under the canopy of a beautiful blue sky, overlooking a pristine lake or sitting under a beautiful pine tree. Ruttger's Bay Lake Lodge provides unique and traditional meeting spaces for your next Minnesota corporate event. Make your next meeting a golf event, and utilize one of the resort's Stay and Play packages.


Ruttger's Bay Lake Lodge will make your family reunion and memorable experience, and will convince you to come back year after year. With direct access to Bay Lake and a marina onsite, kayaking, canoeing and just lounging around the beach will keep everyone entertained for hours. Set up a tee time at The Lakes, an 18-hole championship course, and try to stay dry with water on 10 different holes. Cottages, villas, houses and condos provide the perfect mix of accommodations for any group size. Experience the ideal family getaway at Ruttger's!


There's hardly a setting anywhere in the world that's as beautiful and peaceful as Minnesota's North Woods. And At Ruttger's Bay Lake Lodge, you're surrounded by opportunities to go out and explore the wonder all around. Hike or bike along hundreds of trails, you won't want to miss it! Check out the nearby Cuyuna Mountain Biking Trail.


Fishing is a big part of the fun at Ruttger's Bay Lake Lodge. Guided fishing tours are a great option, and you should get ready to catch all sorts of species including crappies, walleye, bass, trout and muskie. The onsite marina offers fishing boats equipped with 8 horsepower and 15 horsepower motors, so all you need to bring is your fishing license - everything else is included!


Can you imagine, after a day spent on the lake and an evening stroll in the woods, settling down, hand in hand with the one you love and watching the sun dip behind the trees? At Ruttger's Bay Lake Lodge, they call that Thursday. If you are looking for a relaxing couples afternoon, the Fine Line Spa will ease your worries away.


It's the Minnesota North Woods. What more is there to say? Home to some of the most exciting habitats and creatures anywhere, you're sure to find things to learn and adventures to uncover. And when you stay at Ruttger's Bay Lake Lodge, it's easy to get out there and explore the area on nature hikes, or take an afternoon and explore by boat!


It's right in the name. At Ruttger's Bay Lake Lodge, they take getting out on the water, whether it be in a canoe, kayak, or just for a swim, very seriously. Come and enjoy every type of water-based fun you can imagine. Their onsite marina offers an assortment of canoes, fishing boats, sailboats and paddle boats. Not to mention an Aqua Jump!


Since 1898, Ruttger's Bay Lake Lodge has been a family owned and operated resort. They've even published a book about their history! So when you stay, make sure to learn about the fascinating twists and turn's of the Lodge's story. Each successive generation has left it's mark and you can come and be a part of the rich history around every turn at Rutther's Bay Lake Lodge.


Looking for somewhere special and romantic to relax after you walk down the aisle? Then you don't need to look any further than Ruttger's Bay Lake Lodge, which offers luxurious furnishings and tons of fun things to do. You and the one you love will make honeymoon memories you'll never forget! Whether you just want to relax by the lake, or hike in the beautiful North Woods, you're sure to have a wonderful time!


If your idea of a great vacation is a trip to relax at the spa, then Ruttger's Bay Lake Lodge has just the thing for you. Their full Aveda Spa, The Fine Line, features everything from hair coloring, to manicures and pedicures. In addition, you can receive, facials, skin care, make-up consultations, and even several different types of massage and yoga!

  • Wifi
  • Restaurant Onsite
  • Pets Allowed
  • Property Size 180 units
  • Conference Facility
  • Kids Allowed
  • Nearby City Deerwood
  • Nearby Water Bay Lake
  • Open Dates May 1 to Oct 19

Plan your next group event at Ruttger's Bay Lake Lodge.

If your idea of a great vacation is a trip to relax at the spa, then Ruttger's Bay Lake Lodge has just the thing for you. Their full Aveda Spa, The Fine Line, features everything from hair coloring, to manicures and pedicures. In addition, you can receive, facials, skin care, make-up consultations, and even several different types of massage and yoga!

For more information please call +1 (855) 464 - 3641 or Send Inquiry.



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Nearest Airports

  • Poitiers-Biard Airport (PIS) / 19.1 miles
  • Niort-Souché Airport (NIT) / 20.3 miles
  • Châtellerault Airport (XCX) / 36.8 miles

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

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Kids' Kamp
Yoga Class
Zumba Class
Marina Rental
Golf Lessons

Additional Information

  • Basketball Court(s)
  • Bicycles
  • Cribs
  • Fitness Center
  • Game Room/Arcade
  • Gift Shop
  • Library
  • Pack N Play
  • Outdoor Playground
  • Pro Shop
  • Roll-Away Bed(s)
  • Sauna
  • Swimming Pool
  • Tennis Court(s)
  • Volleyball Court(s)
  • Beach
  • Beach Volleyball Court(s)
  • Biking/Bicycling
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating & Watercraft
  • Boat Docks
  • Canoeing
  • Fire Pit(s)
  • Fishing Pier(s)
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Golf Course
  • Outdoor Grill(s)
  • Hiking
  • Kayaking
  • Marina
  • Wildlife & Nature
  • Picnic Table(s)
  • Play Ground
  • Sailing
Room Amenities
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Coffee Maker
  • Deck
  • Fireplace
  • Full Kitchen
  • Hair Dryer
  • Hot Tub
  • Iron/Ironing Board
  • Jacuzzi
  • Kitchenette
  • Microwave
  • Patio
  • Refrigerator
  • Whirlpool
  • Arts and Crafts
  • Bingo
  • Bocce Ball
  • Horseshoes
  • Ice Cream Social
  • Karaoke
  • Kid's Activities
  • Live Entertainment
  • Shopping
  • Shuffle Board
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Volleyball
  • Free Parking
  • Shuttle Service
  • ATM
  • A/V Equipment
  • Babysitting/Daycare
  • Banquet Room(s)
  • Business Center
  • Catering
  • Fishing Guides
  • Fitness Programs
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Meeting Room(s)
  • Salon
  • Spa Services
Languages Spoken
  • English
25039 Tame Fish Lake Road Deerwood, Minnesota 56444 United States  
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