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Fish, kayak, pontooon, paddle boat, lounge around for the day in peace & quiet!


Last updated: 11/21/2015
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  • Minimum stay:3-7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

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Care to enjoy some fun in northern Wisconsin? Our beautiful executive log homes located just west of Land O' Lakes, Wisconson, provides lodging that you can feel right at home in. This featured full log home, Bear's Den, is on beautiful Landing Lake, and is fully equipped, with indoor towels, kitchen utensils, bed sheets and coverings. Bear's Den Lodge has three bedrooms, two full baths, and a finished basement tv room. Two of the bedrooms are on the main floor, and a queen sized bed in the loft. The main floor bedrooms consist of a king sized bedroom and adjacent private bathroom. The other main floor bedroom consists of two bunk beds, which sleep four people total. Bring your own disposal items such as cleaners, paper items, coffee filters, extra ice, beach towels. Two other lodges are available adjacent and lakefront, but are not pictured here: Moose Lodge and Eagle's Nest. Eagle's Nest is the only lodge that allows pets. You may rent or possibly buy your own permanent fractional ownership share of five weeks/year, with the summer week time frame recurrent and consistent year to year. Ask us which lodge is available because this calendar is for all three. We only reserve by the weekly rate, Sunday to Sunday from June to August. If you can only stay shorter, no problem, come and go as you can with the lockbox entry code we will provide with your final payment. July 4th, Christmas and New Years are an extra $100. September through May is a three night minimum, nightly rate. If you can only stay two nights, that's fine, but we have the to charge the minimum rate for three nights. During summer, if we still have openings within two weeks of your visit, we can reserve for you at a three night minimum rate. Further pictures of Moose, the four bedroom, and Eagle's Nest, a three bedroom can be emailed upon request. Our calendar shows openings in at least one lodge, but doesn't show recent reservations where we are waiting to receive the down payment and contract. Once you reserve, your initial 20% down payment needs to be a check mailed and received within four days. The 80% balance and $500 damage deposit are two separate checks, which need to be received at least 30 days prior to your stay. We will let you know when we receive your payments by email. We will email the lockbox entry code upon receipt of the signed contract and all three checks.

Landing Lake is a sparkling 220-acre lake on the Wisconsin side of the Wisconsin-Michigan border. Connected to 131-acre Mill Lake, the two lakes offer a combined 351 acres and over seven miles of shoreline for swimming, fishing, our small boat, pontoon, paddle boat, canoe, and kayaks. Our lodges sit at the end of the road, with 700 plus feet of frontage on 26 acres.
We have fishing for northern pike and perch out your back door and you will enjoy the two piers, and watercraft that are provided. All but the pontoon are shared among the three cabins on a first come, first serve basis. The pontoon boat uses a two hour sign up sheet in the boathouse to schedule your time upon arrival. There always seems to be plenty of time for each lodge. . Our cabin is air conditioned for those occasional warm summer days, and our beautiful and rustic stone surround gas fireplace is cozy when the temperature drops. We heat with forced air propane in the winter. The loft and large windows facing the lake are part of the charming full log construction of the cabins. The lodges sport their own fire pits and chairs lakeside, as well as a large upper deck toward the lake on each home. The lodges are somewhat private with trees between the campfire pits and lodges. While you can see the adjacent lodge about 100 feet away, there is a sense of privacy. A walking path in front of the cabins is shared and leads to the two piers and boat house. We take the pier out any time after October 1, so if you choose this time period, the watercraft may or may not be available. Watercraft are available after June 1 for your use, and may be in sooner if weather permits. NO pier or boat access is available for your personal boat or jet skiis on the lake. There is no public landing and we don't have our own dock. However, you could rent a boat locally, park it on the trailer in our parking area, and visit nearby lakes. There is room to park and turn around your boat or snowmachine trailers on site.

With 26 acres at the end of a road, and over 700 feet of frontage, though we're only about three miles from the town of Land O Lakes, one feels like they are in the middle of the woods. And in fact you are-- Nicolet National Forest and Ottawa National Forest cover much of the area surrounding Land O Lakes and the Upper Peninsula of Michigan. Located close to the snowmobile trails and only 20 miles from Eagle River, Wisconsin,the snowmobile capital of the world, you can enjoy the many winter activities the area offers. Watersmeet, Michigan, 10 miles north, offers a casino, cross country skiing, a nearby downhill ski area and golfing. About one mile further west on County Road B lies Black Oak Lake, voted a top clean Wisconsin Lake. A paved bike trail abuts County B and can be reached from the gravel road leading to the property. Black Oak Lake has a nice sandy beach, boat launch, day picnic area and changing room. It makes a fun day of great swimming near by. You are welcome to swim in Landing Lake and jump off the swim raft. The water gets deep fast in front of the cabins, and the lake shore is heavily vegetated. We often see waterfowl of all kinds and enjoy loons and eagles routinely. Down a beautiful wooded peninsula trail past all three cabins is a natural small wading area, with a gentle slope.

We have room to park your trailers for boats or snow machines. However, there is no public launch or boat launch for your personal boat or jet ski use. Many nearby lakes and the Cisco Chain of lakes have boat launches. We will be happy to have you enjoy the cabin, but no so happy about any recreational vehicle or tent camping on the property. Call or us write to see which lodge is available and works best for your group. More pictures can be viewed at

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Property Type

  • Chalet

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


  • Children Welcome:

    If you need a crib, or small play pen, please bring one as we don't have one. ...moreless

  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Considered:

    Bear's Den Lodge and Moose Lodge do not allow pets. Eagle's Nest allows up to two pets. They must be kept in your kennel if unattended. ...moreless

Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12, Beds for 10-12

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

Other Amenities

  • Firewood not provided, but you may call John Gwyn at (715) 891-5654 to set up delivery at your expense. Deck chairs, outside fire pit, canoe, kayaks, pontoon, paddle boat, swim raft. Two piers to lake. Dry storage area to hold water gear available for your use. ...moreless


  • Books
  • CD Player
  • Satellite / Cable:

    You may want to bring your own movie DVD’s....moreless

  • Stereo
  • Television:

    Large television on the main floor, and another large one downstairs in the finished basement. There is also a pull out queen sized couch and loveseat in the basement den area. ...moreless


  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions


  • Cinemas
  • Museums
  • Restaurants
  • Zoo

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Eco Tourism
  • Gambling Casinos
  • Horseback Riding
  • Miniature Golf
  • Paddle Boating
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Sledding
  • Walking
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Lake View
  • Lakefront:

    Each of the three cabins has its own lakeside camp fire pit. ...moreless

  • Ski-In:

    Cross country ski on our 26 acres and enjoy the many trails in nearby Ottawa and Nicolet National Forests. Sylvania Wilderness area offers beautiful skiing and groomed trails as well. ...moreless

  • Water View
  • Waterfront:

    Each cabin is waterfront and about 75' from the water's edge. ...moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Basketball Court
  • Cross Country Skiing
  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Fly Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Hunting
  • Jet Skiing
  • Kayaking
  • Pier Fishing
  • Rafting
  • Skiing
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • Snowboarding
  • Snowmobiling
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Water Skiing
  • Water Tubing


  • Dining
  • Dining Area


  • Air Conditioning:

    Though our summers generally are not hot enough to need a/c, there are a few days where it will make your stay more comfortable. ...moreless

  • Clothes Dryer
  • Gas Fireplace
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided:

    We have a full house or linens and blankets and towels, but please bring your own OUTSIDE towels and blankets for the pier or swimming. To receive full security deposit, please wash & dry towels that you use. We will launder our sheets and pillow cases and linens. ...moreless

  • Living Room
  • Parking:

    No recreational vehicles (campers) or tents. Plenty of parking for your trailer. ...moreless

  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer:

    Plenty of parking for trailers & boats but no rv's or campers allowed. No boat launch available on Landing Lake for your boat. ...moreless

  • Telephone:

    You probably will use your cell phone, though the telephone # at Bear’s Den is 715-547-3129. A calling card must be used for all long distance calls....moreless

  • Towels Provided:

    Please bring your own towels for outside use. ...moreless

  • Washing Machine:

    Please bring your own laundry soap. We request that you wash, fold and put away the towels that we provide. ...moreless

  • Wireless Internet:

    No password required. ...moreless


  • Coffee Maker:

    Drip style filters needed. ...moreless

  • Cooking Utensils:

    We have a mixer, blender, barbeque utensils, and a well equipped kitchen for your use. ...moreless

  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen:

    Please bring your own food & beverages (sugar, spices, coffee, juice, etc.), disposables (toilet paper, paper towels, tissues, kitchen garbage bags, etc. ), and cleaning items (dishwasher soap, dish soap, etc.)....moreless

  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster


  • Balcony:

    What a great place to relax lakeside. ...moreless

  • Boat:

    Shared use of all watercraft amongst three lodges. If you put an outboard on the rowboat, please remove it for other guests to use the boat, or share it. Sign up for pontoon use in 2 hour blocks. ...moreless

  • Deck / Patio:

    Each lodge has it's own large lakeside deck. ...moreless

  • Gazebo:

    Moose Lodge and Bear's Den...moreless

  • Kayak / Canoe:

    Hope to catch Northern Pike and perch. ...moreless

  • Lanai / Gazebo:

    Four seats and table. Lighted and screened. ...moreless

  • Lawn / Garden:

    Lawn, trees, campfire area, immediately in front of each lodge. ...moreless

  • Outdoor Grill:

    If you run out of propane, there is an extra tank under the back lakeside deck of Moose Lodge. ...moreless

  • Water Sports Gear:

    Some adult and child life jackets and water toys. ...moreless



Write a review 4.8
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May 30 - Aug 28, 2016
7 night min stay

My Standard Rate
3 night min stay

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  • Refundable Damage Deposit $500
  • New Years, Xmas, July 4 $100
  • Taxes Not included


June - August we only reserve at the weekly rate. You may arrive any day after 4 pm. If it is within two weeks of your visit, and we are not booked, we will offer nightly rate at three night minimum. Add $100 per stay for July 4th, Christmas and New Year's Eve.

20% down by check within four days to reserve. 80% balance by check within 30 days of arrival. $500 damage deposit check within 30 days of arrival.

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Last updated: 11/21/2015
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26 acres, 700' lake frontage, pontoon for shared rent $250/week, wrap around decks lakeside on each cabin and your own campfire setting overlooking the lake.


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Year Purchased: 2006

About: We're confident that the vacation home will be to your liking. Enjoy the ambience of a full log cabin, but don't give up the luxuries! Our cabin has been professionally decorated and has all the amenities of a full kitchen, fireplaces inside and out, and a beautiful lake to play in. We love the Northwoods and all of its forests and lakes, and know you will too.

Why Eagle River:
Land O Lakes is a small community of less than 1000 people, laying on the border of northern Wisconsin and Michigan's Upper Peninsula. Our town is well named, with dozens of lakes surrounding it. We enjoy the hundreds of acres of public land with Nicolet and Ottawa National Forest throughout our area. Come fall in love with it today.

The Unique Benefits at this Chalet:
Recreation Recreation Recreation! Whether it is snow machining and skiing in the winter, or swimming and fishing in the summer, this is the place to play! Indoors sports are available with artisan style shopping, casino, and numerous supper clubs within 20 miles. Or, don't go anywhere but out your back door and enjoy a campfire by the lake, or a day of canoeing, kayaking or playing in the pontoon boat. Come enjoy the serenity of our area - you won't be disappointed, but may not want to leave! Shares are available for sale and occupancy now. You can book a summer week for the future now, but wait until September for spring, fall and winter bookings of the following year.

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  • Fish, kayak, pontooon, paddle boat, lounge around for the day in peace & quiet!

    Fish, kayak, pontooon, paddle boat, lounge around for the day in peace & quiet!

  • Fun in the sun with paddle boats, kayaks, canoes.  Pontoon available for rent.

    Fun in the sun with paddle boats, kayaks, canoes. Pontoon available for rent.

  • Bear's Den in summer, view from lake.

    Bear's Den in summer, view from lake.

  • Private, quiet campfire pits between lake and cabins

    Private, quiet campfire pits between lake and cabins

  • Moonlit Landing Lake view from cabin

    Moonlit Landing Lake view from cabin

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This listing was first published here in 2009.

Date last modified - Saturday, November 21, 2015

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