Lake of the Woods & Rainy River Boat Tours

          Take a tour of the and enjoy the beautiful views and rich history of the Lake of the Woods and Rainy River area. 
Check out our itinerary options or contact us to plan a tour of your interest.  



3 Hour Minimum

 Visit the most northern point marker in the continental United States.
Oak Island & Northwest Angle Tour (6 hour minimum)

          Tour north across the lake taking in the views of the lake and wildlife. View historic Massacre Island, stop at our sister resort, Sportsman's Oak Island Lodge for a lunch and then venture on to Fort St. Charles a historic fur trading post established in 1732. After a tour of the trading post swing by Young's Bay and take your picture with the most northern point marker. This spot marks the most northern point in the contiguous forty-eight states and is the only point in the United States, apart from Alaska, that is north of the 49th parallel. After a day of enjoyment, make your way back to Sportsman's Lodge and take in the views of the islands and waters of Lake of the Woods. (On a low water level year please keep in mind the boat may not be able to dock at the fort but you can certainly drive by and stop in the channel for viewing.)

South Shore History & Wildlife Tour

Tour along Wheeler's Point, stop and take a stroll on Pine Island. Venture off to Zippel Bay State Park to take in another spectacular view of the park, beach and abundant wildlife. After enjoying some time at the park relax on a leisure ride back to the loge along the Lake of the Woods south shore.

River & More Tour 

Tour along the Rainy River to the town of Baudette taking in the views of Minnesota on one side and Canada on the other. Stop just east of Baudette at Timbermill Park to stretch your legs, let the kids play at the playground or enjoy a snack. Enjoy a stop at Willie Walleye Park and take a picture with Willie the Walleye the 2.5 ton walleye statue. Take in some small town shopping or take a stroll along the walking path through Baudette.

Other Points of Interest in Baudette:

Relax at the Beach

           Take in a tour of the South Shore or Rainy River or head right to the beach for a full day of fun, sun and relaxation! Choose one of two beautiful beaches, Pine Island just four miles away from the lodge, or see more of Lake of the Woods and tour twenty miles north to Garden Island. Bring a picnic lunch and soak in the sun!

South Shore to Warroad (6 hour minimum)

          Tour along the south shore to Warroad, MN. Take in the views along the way including Zippel Bay, Morris Point, Long Point and stop at the port along the town of Warroad. The docking area is located along a beautiful park and the Seven Clans Casino for your enjoyment. Enjoy lunch at a dockside restaurant. Let the kids play at the playground, try your luck at the Seven Clans Casino, take a dip in the all sand pool, or just sit and relax before making your way back.         

Geocaching anyone?

          Include some popular geocaching stops along your way. Click here for more information.

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Three dining venues and live entertainment

Legendary Lake of the Woods

Groups of up to 300
Sportsman's Rainy River     •     Eagle Ridge     •     Oak Island