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Bowstring Shores Resort

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Reviewed 9 January 2017

We recently stayed at Bowstring for a couple nights to do some ice fishing. We were amazed at this place! Great people and very accomodating. The owners of this resort are top notch when it comes to Customer Service. Can't wait to go back!

Thank Lisa L
Saint Paul, Minnesota
Reviewed 17 August 2015

We enjoyed our three-night stay at Bowstring Shores Resort. The owners were very accommodating and friendly, the cabins were clean and comfortable and the entire resort is very nice. The resort has just about everything you need, including a swimming pool, boat rentals, bait, plenty of dock space, boat lifts, playground and even ice cream in the office. Each cabin...

1Thank GoTwins34
Reviewed 16 August 2015 via mobile

Great resort for a northern getaway, family retreat, or fishing trip. The owners are very friendly and accomodating. The cabins are clean and the beds are comfortable. Very nice resort for a great price!

1Thank Jacob C
Windsor, Missouri
Reviewed 12 July 2013

We come here from Missouri every two years and we love this resort! The owners are super friendly, the cabins are always clean, and the area is beautiful. There's no place else we'd rather stay. I recommend this resort to anyone!

2Thank Lauren G
Atoka, Tennessee
Reviewed 11 March 2013

My wife and I were up in the Grand Rapids area for a vacation and wanted to go ice fishing. Called up Darv and were able to use their fishhouse the very next day. Showed up in the morning and Darv and Marj both noticed that we were driving a car, not a truck. Said that it would be difficult...

1Thank Patrick P
Las Vegas, Nevada
Reviewed 12 February 2013

To Iowa Vacationista- This is a resort, not the Ritz-Carlton. My wife and I stayed there last July and loved every second of it. Sounds like some "City Folk" can't handle the wilderness. I checked other resorts in the area and found nothing close to the excellent condition of this place. The owners are extraordinary people that will do nearly...

1Thank Gary B
Lakefield, Minnesota
Reviewed 7 December 2012

My family comes to this resort every summer, great place to stay. Staff is friendly and very accomidating. There are many fun activities to do during the week. Cabins are very clean and comfy....fishing is great whether you have a boat or just want to fish off the dock. We look forward to going every summer, may even try ice...

1Thank 43240Dawn2012
Woodbury, Minnesota
Reviewed 25 July 2011

My parents come up every year, and this was the first time that we joined them. We rented 2 cabins for the 6 of us, so my parents could be in a different cabin than the toddler. The cabins were small and cozy - very rustic but comfortable. They had everything that you needed. Darv and Marjean are great owners!...

2Thank Julie_J96
Reviewed 20 September 2009

The units were crammed together pretty close. It was easy to over hear conversations of others while they were in their cabins or duxplex side. We were frequently awaken at night by loud guests. We thought it a little pricey. We would have appreciated a bit more privacy

4Thank IowaVacationista
South Dakota
Reviewed 20 June 2008

Bowstring Resort is one of the best resorts my family has ever been to. The lodge staff is very welcoming and pleasurable to talk to. The crafts/activities for our children was awesome, my children loved them, the fishing is great, facilty is awesome. I recommend this resort for anyone looking for a place to vacation with the family or even...

1Thank TravelerSouthDakota

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Address: 49231 County Rd. 173, Deer River, MN 56636-2536
Region: United States > Minnesota > Deer River
Number of rooms: 17
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