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Rainy Lake's Full Service Resort

A fisherman's paradise awaits at the Thunderbird Lodge! Located on the shores of Rainy Lake, which offers over 212,000 acres of waterways and 929 miles of shoreline, you're truly just steps away from an incredible fishing or lakeside vacation. This full-service resort offers an onsite marina with seasonal dock slip rentals, free boat launching, fishing guide services, free use of canoes and paddle boats, and more. After a day of exciting lake activities, head to the onsite dining room for a delicious meal before retreating to your lodge room or cabin for a good night's sleep!

  • Wifi
  • Restaurant Onsite
  • Pets Allowed
  • Property Size 23 units
  • Conference Facility
  • Kids Allowed
  • Nearby City Duluth
  • Nearby Water Rainy Lake
  • Open Dates All Year


The Thunderbird Lodge has the perfect setup for a weekend camping trip with co-workers. The Lodge is able to accommodate up to 75 of your employees in individual beds, and will provide a shore meal during your fishing day, and meals back at the lodge restaurant as well. Whether it's a buffet, or individual meals, everyone will find something they enjoy.


Thunderbird Lodge's ideal location on Rainy Lake makes it the perfect place to getaway with the family. The kids will love the outdoor playground area if they prefer to stay on the dry side! Stay in a cozy cabin just steps from the lake and go fishing, paddle-boating, canoeing, and much more!


Fishermen will love the possibilities that await at Thunderbird Lodge! Their onsite marina lets you take out a boat onto the waters of Rainy Lake where you can enjoy a day looking for that smallmouth bass, northern, crappies or walleye. For fishing guide services you can contact Scott Matthews directly at (218) 290-1607.


Thunderbird Lodge is located steps from beautiful Rainy Lake, offering you the perfect setting for a variety of outdoor activities. Head out on a fishing trip with local guides, canoe, or paddle-boat, all right from their onsite marina! With eight separate guest docks, you're sure to find one where the fish are biting.

Cabins, Cottages, and Chalets

Choose from a variety of lakeside cabins when you stay at Thunderbird Lodge! Featuring multiple bedrooms, bathrooms, full kitchen, deck with outdoor grill and more, you'll be sure to have a truly comfortable vacation experience. If you prefer to stay in the lodge, rooms are available with wireless internet. The Thunderbird Lodge is sure to have a room for you!

  • Air Conditioning
  • Coffee Maker
  • Full Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Sundeck
  • Photography
  • Shopping
  • Sightseeing
  • Swimming
  • Beach
  • Boating & Watercraft
  • Canoeing
  • Marina
  • Outdoor Grill(s)
  • Play Ground
  • Beach
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Hiking
  • Wildlife & Nature
  • Fishing Guides
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Plan your next group event at Thunderbird Lodge.

Whether you're here with family, friends, or that special someone, you'll be sure to find a relaxing escape on the shores of Rainy Lake.

For more information please call +1 (218) 290 - 1607 or Send Inquiry.

Nearest Airports

  • Falls International Airport (INL) / 10.2 miles
  • Fort Frances Municipal Airport (YAG) / 12.2 miles
  • Chisholm Hibbing Airport (HIB) / 85.2 miles

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

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