Four bedroom and large bunk room 3 bathrooms handcrafted Log lodge, full of unique artistry from our local white cedar. Located in the Chippewa National Forest, the cabin has a large yard, fire pit, big deck on the lake and your own private dock. This secluded spacious cabin includes 4 bdrms, a large bunkroom, 3 bathrooms, well equip kitchen, sauna, fieldstone fireplace, sunroom, high deck overlooking the lake is a perfect spot for dining. This is an excellent lake swimming and fishing. Catch Lake trout, Large and Small mouth bass, northern pike, and sunfish. Or check out one of our over 600 neighboring lake in a 7 mile radius.
Also enjoy Miles of wooded hiking, skiing,
snowshoeing, and snow mobile trails right out your door. Caribou lake boasts a clarity of 40 feet. We have canoes, rowboats, kayaks, and a paddle boat available for your use, or a pontoon you can rent by the day. Travel scenic byway 38 to the Suomi Hills north of Grand Rapids. This pristine forest scattered with lakes will exceed all expectations. We're are well extablished and intend to be here for years to come. So get your family and friends together, make memories and start a tradition. It will be someting you'll look forward to all year long. Full week rentals in summer months, minimum two night stays Laborday to Memorial day. WE MAKE IT FEEL LIKE YOUR OWN PRIVATE RETREAT,
If your looking for a venue for an intimate group of 50 people, you have access to additional places along 1000 feet of lakeshore with a wedding pavilion overlooking the lake an a small honeymoon cabin.
It's Quiet lake, but you can bring your own boat for water sports as long as you are certain your boat is free of invasive species We discourage jet skis because They're a bit too loud for this size lake.
And when not on the lake relax with a book, play games with the kids, hike on our miles of wooded trails.
Winter it a magical time for x- country skiing, snow shoeing, and snow mobile the right out the driveway onto 100s of miles of trails.
Once you come you'll keep coming back.
A great gathering place: The perfect place to get together with friends and family. Life is short, so start a tradition of having fun with the ones you love in this beautifully hand-crafted log lodge. We leave you alone, so You will feel like it's your own private lake home. This log lodge was built by one of the top log home builders in the Nation, and also owner of the place. Fourty years ago Tim and Peg built their first log home which for Tim became a passion. In 1977 he started his log home building business, Top-Notch Log Homes. From modest log cabins to 7000 sq ft log mansions, Tim and his crew built masterly crafted log homes throughout the Northland. Twenty years later in 1997 Tim and Peg and their two young children purchased a small resort on 1000 feet of Lakeshore on their favorite lake. Now after anothen 20'years Tim''s has FINALLY competed his log cabin dreams.
With 3 big log lodges, 2 small log cottages and a pavilion with a fantastic overlook of the lake. So come, check us out. Be it for a romantic getaway with the one you love to a big family gathering, we have that and everything in between.
But if you've dreamed of having your own log home on the lake this is a great place to start.
For those who are thinking about a log home of their own just let us know. We can answer all your questions, show you plans, and build you one. If you didn't want one before you stay here you will want one after your stay.
For those who love the great outdoors: The last leg of your drive through Edge of the Wilderness Scenic Byway will take you through the Suomi hills, past lakes, and over the laurentian divide, to the top of the northern watershed. Turn east though tall pines, and down our long winding driveway to the private retreat on crystal clear Caribou lake.
Miles of trails are right out your door. The Suomi and Trout lake non-motorized recreation area are a couple miles away, and the mesabi snow Mobile trail is at the end of our driveway, linking you to just about every trail in Northern Minnesota.
Cross County ski the Soumi Hills, Trout Lake Estate, Blueberry Hills, Sugar Hills, Wabana. Wonderfully groomed trails for all level of skiers,