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Experience a Unique Minnesota Island Getaway at Sams Island Cabin!

Have you been looking for a unique island getaway that isn't consumed by sweltering heat, which makes your vacation more miserable than enjoyable? Head to Sams Island Cabin in Cushing, Minnesota, and enjoy your own private island getaway. Start your journey by heading to Campfire Bay Resort, the sister property of the cabin, and take a short trip across Fish Trap Lake to your two-bedroom cabin. Located on a one-acre island, you'll enjoy the privacy as well as the 360-degree lake views that surround you. Inside the comfortable cabin, you'll find an impressive stone fireplace, a complete kitchen and one full bathroom. Outside you'll find a charcoal grill, a private dock and a small beach area with a canoe that you are always welcome to use. Bring your own boat for a fun-filled getaway on Fish Trap Lake, or rent one from Campfire Bay Resort! You can enjoy a day full of swimming and fishing on the water, or head to mainland for great hiking and biking trails. A great outdoor experience is awaiting you at Sams Island Cabin!

  • Wifi
  • Restaurant Onsite
  • Pets Allowed
  • Property Size 1 units
  • Conference Facility
  • Kids Allowed
  • Nearby City Brainerd
  • Nearby Water Fish Trap Lake
  • Open Dates All Year


Treat your family to a one-of-a-kind vacation getaway at Sams Island Cabin. Here, you'll be able to spend your days relaxing in the hammock that hovers just feet above the pristine waters of Fish Trap Lake. Bring your fishing pole along for a some of the best walleye fishing in the area. Or, take the complimentary canoe out to explore the endless natural beauty surrounding you! After a day full of activities, fire up the charcoal grill and cook a wholesome family meal for your entire group!


You're just steps from tremendous walleye fishing, boating and swimming in Fish Trap Lake during your stay at Sams Island Cabin, but the fun doesn't stop there! Camp Shamineau sits just three minutes from the cabin, and offers zip lining through the woods, horseback riding and a small nature center with lots of animals to pet! Experience a truly unique outdoor getaway at Sams Island Cabin.


With a name like Fish Trap Lake, you know that the beautiful body of water surrounding you at Sams Island Cabin will provide the perfect spot for your next fishing trip! Whether you are casting from your private dock, your own personal boat or from a pontoon or fishing boat rental from Campfire Bay Resort, you'll be sure to enjoy amazing smallmouth bass, crappie and walleye fishing just steps from your front door. Some of the best walleye spots are located just yards from the island!


Fish Trap Lake surrounds you in every direction, and provides plenty of exciting activities during your stay at Sams Island Cabin. From walleye and northern pike fishing to boating, swimming and birding, you'll find 1,303 acres of recreational pleasure on Fish Trap. Start planning your lakefront island getaway now!

Cabins, Cottages, and Chalets

The Sams Island Cabin is a comfortable and spacious two-bedroom property featuring a full kitchen, a huge stone fireplace and an outdoor patio with charcoal grill. A living room and kitchen/dining area will give your entire group plenty of space. You'll enjoy all the comforts of home with cable television, a DVD player and air conditioning. Experience an unforgettable getaway at Sams Island Cabin.


Have you ever wondered it would be like to live on your own private island? Wonder no more when you plan your next trip to Sams Island Cabin in Cushing, MN. Here, you'll enjoy your own private one-acre island featuring a two-bedroom cabin and 360-degree views of Fish Trap Lake! Leave the worries of the "mainland" behind and enjoy a unique Minnesota getaway!

  • Air Conditioning
  • Coffee Maker
  • Fireplace
  • Full Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Patio
  • Refrigerator
  • Arts and Crafts
  • Horseback Riding
  • Ice Cream Social
  • Photography
  • Shopping
  • Sightseeing
  • Swimming
  • Boat Docks
  • Canoeing
  • Fire Pit(s)
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Outdoor Grill(s)
  • Hiking
  • Kayaking
  • Wildlife & Nature
  • Picnic Table(s)
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Nearest Airports

  • Brainerd Lakes Regional Airport (BRD) / 26.9 miles
  • Chandler Field (AXN) / 43.7 miles
  • St Cloud Regional Airport (STC) / 53.7 miles

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

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