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Northwoods Retreat on Bad Medicine: Prime Swimming, Watersports and Snowmobiling

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Last updated: 12/01/2014
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  • Minimum stay:3-7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Park Rapids cabin description

This is a unique property on pristine Bad Medicine Lake! Once the owner's cabin of 'Red Top Resort,' a three-cabin property active since the 1930's, it has been converted into a northwoods-style year-round lakehouse while retaining its rustic charm.

The house features two bedrooms and two bathrooms, two fireplaces, a full kitchen, a living room, and an all-season porch. The all-season porch has a pull out couch for additional overnight guests (this is practically on the water and the best opportunity to hear the loons while you sleep!). The unfinished basement has a washer and dryer for your use, and a ping-pong table for those not-so-nice days or evening entertainment. There is also a pool table in the garage, and a basketball hoop in the driveway for pick-up games!

The kitchen includes an oven, stove, microwave, and refrigerator/freezer. Other small appliances and cookware, serveware and eating utensils are also included. Guests must bring their own food and life jackets.



Lake Information

Bad Medicine Lake is consistently one of the clearest, cleanest lakes in Minnesota. Minnesota Monthly rated it as the best lake for swimming in 2008! (http://www.minnesotamonthly.com/media/Minnesota-Monthly/June-2008/Liquid-Assets/) It's not uncommon to catch snorkelers and even scuba divers around the lake! Watersports such as tubing, waterskiing, and even sailing are very popular.

Bad Medicine Lake is a great spot for Rainbow Trout and Walleye fishing! It's stocked with Rainbow Trout every year! A public boat launch is only 10 minutes away. Other excellent fishing lakes are easily accessible and close by.

Excellent snowmobile trails are located just off the lake! The trails are groomed, well-maintained, and connect directly to many restaurants, gas stations, and Lake Itasca State Park.


Nearby Activities

Lake Itasca State Park is an approximate 20 minute drive away. Walk across the headwaters of the Mississippi or enjoy excellent biking or hiking trails. Snowmobiling here in the winter is also a lot of fun!

Nearby towns of Park Rapids, MN and Detroit Lakes, MN offer a lot of entertainment for both kids and adults. Fun shopping and good restaurants are easy to find. Park Rapids offers 'Evergreen Fun Park' for the kids, complete with bumper boats, laser tag, mini-golf, and more. Detroit Lakes offers family-friendly activities nearly every weekend.

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Property Type

  • 1 story
  • Cabin
  • 1536 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Meals

          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Suitability

          • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

            Minimum age limit for renters is 25....moreless

          • Children Welcome
          • Non Smoking Only
          • Pets Considered:

            Dogs only. Additonal pet fee applies....moreless

          • Wheelchair Inaccessible

          Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8, Beds for 6-8

          Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bathroom

          Entertainment

          • Books
          • DVD Player
          • Foosball
          • Games
          • Ping Pong Table
          • Pool Table
          • Satellite / Cable
          • Television

          Theme

          • Away From It All
          • Family

          Attractions

          • Autumn Foliage
          • Churches
          • Forests

          Leisure Activities

          • Antiquing
          • Bird Watching
          • Paddle Boating
          • Photography
          • Scenic Drives
          • Sight Seeing
          • Walking

          Location Type

          • Beachfront
          • Lakefront
          • Waterfront

          Sports & Adventure Activities

          • Cycling
          • Fishing
          • Hunting
          • Hunting Small Game
          • Jet Skiing
          • Swimming
          • Water Skiing
          • Water Tubing

          Dining

          • Dining
          • Dining Area
          • Seating for 8 people

          General

          • Clothes Dryer
          • Fireplace
          • Fitness Room / Equipment:

            stationary bike, some weights...moreless

          • Hair Dryer
          • Heating
          • Internet
          • Linens Provided
          • Living Room
          • Parking
          • Towels Provided
          • Washing Machine
          • Wood Stove

          Kitchen

          • Coffee Maker
          • Dishes & Utensils
          • Kitchen
          • Microwave
          • Oven
          • Refrigerator
          • Stove
          • Toaster

          Outside

          • Kayak / Canoe:

            paddleboat, kayak...moreless

          • Lawn / Garden
          • Outdoor Grill
           

          Reviews

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          from 7 traveler reviews
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          Rental basis: Per property
          Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
          Fall/Winter/Spring
          Sep 14 - May 30, 2015
          3 night min stay
          $205

          Rates are based on 6 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest

          Summer 2015
          May 31 - Sep 7, 2015
          7 night min stay

          $1,645

          Rates are based on 6 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest


          Additional information about rental rates

          Fees:

          • Refundable Damage Deposit $500
          • Pet Fee $100
          • Taxes Included

          Notes:

          Rates based on 6 person occupancy. Add $25 per night for each person over 6.


          Cancellation policy:

          Policy available by contacting owner when booking.


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          $205 - $235 per night (USD)
          7

          2 Bedroom / 2.5 Bathroom
          Sleeps 8

          View calendar: Updated 12/01/14
          Minimum stay: 3-7 nights
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