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Explore the Northern Minnesota Wilderness at Kohl's Resort!

Experience a Northern Minnesota Wilderness vacation at Kohl's Resort! For decades, Kohl's Resort has been a staple for Bemidji family vacations - and it's easy to see why. With two private sand beaches on Big Turtle Lake, spacious and cozy cabins and planned resort activities are highlights. You'll also enjoy an indoor pool, sauna and Jacuzzi, hammocks, paddle boats and much more! Even when the lake is frozen activity abounds. Bring your snowmobile and sled along thousands of miles of groomed trails. This family and pet-friendly resort is sure to make you return year after year!


Kohl's Resort boasts a quarter mile of pristine sand beach on Big Turtle Lake. The warm lake waters are perfect for swimming, canoeing, and water sports. Make use of free canoes, kayaks, paddle boats, and fun bugs, along with three docks and a water trampoline. Weekly sand castle building contests are a highlight for families!


Kohl's Resort is completely family friendly. Spend quality time with your kids on either of the two private beaches. Fully equipped with free canoes, kayaks and paddle boats or swim out to the water trampoline. For the little ones and those who want to stay close to shore, enjoy fishing, bird watching or the weekly Sandcastle Competition.


Just miles from the Continental Divide on Big Turtle Lake, Kohl's Resort features a natural fishing habitat, fertile hunting areas, and healthy wildlife populations. Spend an afternoon bird watching or take a family hike through the woods. Rejuvenate yourself while enjoying the pristine Northwoods beauty that surrounds you at every turn!


Kohl's Resort is located just miles from the Continental Divide on Big Turtle Lake, with access to Little Turtle Lake and Lake Mobil. These clean, clear waters are home to northern pike, largemouth bass, walleye, and more. Take out the boat and enjoy the quiet mornings - or fish from one of the resort's docks!

Pet Friendly

You wouldn't want to leave a member of your hunting party at home, and that includes the family dog. At Kohl's Resort there is no need to leave Fido behind. With a nominal fee you can make sure you have your trusty sidekick. Pets can enjoy the northwoods environment too!


Kohl's Resort is located on Big Turtle Lake with 1/4 mile of lakefront property. Golden sand beaches and a natural fish habitat make it a wonderful getaway. Explore the waters with activities like canoeing, kayaking, and jumping on the water trampoline. In the winter, you can ice skate, snowmobile and ice fish. Plan a family vacation any time of year on Turtle Lake!

  • Wifi
  • Restaurant Onsite
  • Pets Allowed
  • Property Size 24 units
  • Conference Facility
  • Kids Allowed
  • Nearby City Bemidji
  • Nearby Water Big Turtle Lake
  • Open Dates All Year

Nearest Airports

  • Baudette International Airport (BDE) / 77.3 miles
  • Brainerd Lakes Regional Airport (BRD) / 91.1 miles
  • Falls International Airport (INL) / 93.6 miles

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

Additional Information

  • Bicycles
  • Game Room/Arcade
  • Gift Shop
  • Outdoor Playground
  • Sauna
  • Swimming Pool
  • Volleyball Court(s)
  • ATV/Fourwheeling
  • Beach
  • Biking/Bicycling
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating & Watercraft
  • Boat Docks
  • Canoeing
  • Cross Country Skiing
  • Downhill Skiing/Snowboarding
  • Fire Pit(s)
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Golf Course
  • Outdoor Grill(s)
  • Hiking
  • Ice Fishing
  • Ice Skating
  • Kayaking
  • Wildlife & Nature
  • Play Ground
  • Sailing
  • Snowmobiling
Room Amenities
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Balcony
  • Coffee Maker
  • Deck
  • Fireplace
  • Full Kitchen
  • Jacuzzi
  • Microwave
  • Picnic Tables
  • Refrigerator
  • Arts and Crafts
  • Basketball
  • Bocce Ball
  • Horseback Riding
  • Horseshoes
  • Hunting and Shooting
  • Ice Cream Social
  • Kid's Activities
  • Photography
  • Scavenger Hunts
  • Shopping
  • Shuffle Board
  • Sightseeing
  • Swimming
  • Volleyball
  • Free Parking
  • Fishing Guides
  • Hunting Guides
  • Meeting Room(s)
Languages Spoken
  • English
15707 Big Turtle Dr NE Bemidji, Minnesota 56601-7143 United States  
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