Welcome to Cedar Rapids Lodge
Cedar Rapids Lodge is a family resort on the shore of Medicine Lake in the Bemidji Area of northern Minnesota. We have 45 well-groomed acres and a beautiful one-half mile of pristine shoreline. Our entire grounds are at lake level with all cottages close to the lake for easy access. Come experience the peace and solitude, as we are the only resort on the lake. 

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t Cedar Rapids Lodge, we offer a variety of resort activities and excellent fishing. Our lake features walleye, northern, bluegill, crappie, and largemouth bass. The beach area is a gradual sand slope absolutely ideal for swimming. The wildlife is fabulous!

Please consider Cedar Rapids Lodge for your family vacation this year.  We know that you will love the peace and quiet of the Northwoods and invite you to experience the same.  We hope that you'll come and see for yourself why our guests find it so hard to leave this special place any time of the year.  

VACATION PHOTOS: Take time to view our family vacation photos. Picture your family at Cedar Rapids Lodge!!

Our family are the 4th owners of Cedar Rapids Lodge, built in 1933 by Harry Archer from Cedar Rapids, Iowa. He built the cabins by hand with tamarac logs harvested around the lake. Ray and Norma Williams owned the resort from 1944-1971, adding a swimming pool in 1965 to create a "family" resort atmosphere. Don and Vivian Helgeson bought the resort in 1971 and raised their 4 daughters here, staying until 1987 when they sold the resort to us! We moved here from Illinois in 1987 with 4 young children and have grown to our extended family.

Our 13 cabins are vacation homes, available for rent from mid-May to October. Our cabins are all air-conditioned with the comforts of home. Monday Night Potluck is a tradition started in the 40s and continues every week...good food...good company!

We cater to kids and their families. We welcome each cabin's guests each week with a plate of cookies and an offer to help unload the car...we treat our guests like family and enjoy spending a vacation with them! 


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Cedar Rapids Lodge
Pat and Steve Addler
25387 Everts Road  NE  Tenstrike, MN  56683
218-243-2487  800-233-8562

2014 Cedar Rapids Lodge

Bemidji Chamber of Commerce

Member, Congress of Minnesota Resorts

Blackduck Chamber of Commerce

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