Canyon Lake Lodge

Why You'll Love It

We are a drive-in camp offering housekeeping plans. Canyon Lake is 14,000 acres with plenty of structure to support fantastic fishing. Our lake is known for having a high population of muskie, with many in the 20-30 lb range being caught every year. The walleye average 1 1/2 to 2 lbs with many over 10 lbs. If you're looking for smallmouth bass action, Canyon Lake offers some of the best in the area. The smallmouths average 3-4 lbs with many hitting the 6 lb range. We also have pike and lake trout available at our portage lakes.

Our log cabins were built in the 1930s. Throughout the years, improvements have been made to make them into modern cabins. All cabins have modern bathrooms complete with showers. The kitchens are fully equipped with dishes and all cooking utensils including pots and pans. All bedding is included in each bedroom. Clean linens, pillows and blankets. All you need to bring is your own towels and personal items.

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  • Near Vermilion Bay
  • Open: Open May to Oct
    • Drive-In Access
    • Walleye
    • Fishing Trips
    • Northern Pike
    • Smallmouth Bass
    • Muskie
    • Lake Trout
    • Perch

Key Features

  • Drive-in Access: Canyon Lake Lodge is a drive-in camp about 3 hours north of International Falls.
  • Cabin Rentals (Housekeeping): We have 8 modern cabins, 2or 3 bedroom, ranging in size to accommodate from 2 to 10 guests.
  • Walleye: Canyon Lake has a large population of walleye. The average size is 1-2 lbs with many in the 5-6 lb range and trophies over 10 lbs.
  • Northern Pike: If you're looking for the fast and furious action of northern pike fishing, check out our portage lakes.
  • Muskie: Muskie is king at Canyon Lake. Your chances of catching that dream muskie are greater here than anywhere else. Muskies in the 15-20 lb range are common, with 35-40 lb fish being caught each year.
  • Smallmouth Bass: The smallmouth bass is known to be the fiercest fighting fish to catch in fresh water. Canyon Lake provides the perfect habitat for these fighters and they are here in abundance.
  • Lake Trout: You can find Lake Trout in our portage lakes.
  • Grouse: Grouse are plentiful on the many logging roads in the area surrounding Canyon Lake Lodge.

All Amenities

Outdoor Activities

  • Walleye
  • Fishing
  • Fishing Trips
  • Northern Pike
  • Smallmouth Bass
  • Muskie
  • Lake Trout
  • Perch
  • Public Boat Launch
  • Boating
  • Hiking Trails
  • Trails

Accommodation Details

  • Cabin Rentals
  • Lodging Type
  • Family Friendly
  • Accommodation Services and Amenities
  • Lakefront
  • Boat Cache
  • Fish Cleaning Station
  • On-site Bait
  • Docking Available
  • Flush Toilets
  • BBQ Facilities
  • Linens Supplied
  • Kitchenette
  • Food Options
  • Ice
  • Groceries/Snacks Available
  • Housekeeping Packages
  • Lodge Packages
  • Full Kitchen
  • In-Room Amenities
  • Microwave
  • Fridge
  • Coffee Maker
  • Beach
  • Recreational Activities
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