Bear Head Lake State Park Guesthouse

Three bedroom, two bath house with fully-equipped kitchen, located just feet from ideal fishing along Bear Head Lake. Explore miles of shoreline by canoe (only included in rentals mid-May through mid-October), or wind your way through the park on miles of trail.

Accommodates up to 10 people including children.

Bear Head Lake State Park

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State Parks - Make a Reservation | Minnesota Department of Natural Resources

Call 866-857-2757

TTY: 218-336-2189

October - March
8 a.m. - 6 p.m., Monday - Friday
8 a.m. - 2 p.m., Saturday and Sunday
April - September
8 a.m. - 8 p.m., Daily

Call center is closed holidays.

Make a Reservation

Online reservations can be made 24 hours a day, except for the first day a reservation becomes available. On that first day, reservations cannot be made online before 8 a.m.

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A non-refundable reservation fee ($10.00 for call center/$7.00 for web) is charged for each advance reservation. There is no reservation fee for same-day campsite reservations. The reservation fee (if applicable) and camping fees for the entire length of stay must be paid when the reservation is made.

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Rates, Fees and Deposits


  • June through October $160 per night
  • November through May weekdays (Sun-Thurs) $130 per night
    • Excludes Christmas Even through New Year's Day
    • Excludes Sundays of listed holiday weekends (Veteran's Day, Martin Luther King Day, President's Day, Memorial Day), which are $160 per night
  • November through May weekends (Fri-Sat) $160 per night
  • Reservations made online require full payment.
  • Reservations through the call center allow for a minimum deposit of up to two nights lodging cost. Any remaining balance due will be paid at the park upon arrival.
  • A non-refundable reservation fee ($10.00) is included in all deposits.


  • Check-in: 4 p.m.
  • Check-out: 1 p.m.
  • Capacity: Up to 10 people including children.
  • Pets: No.
  • Smoking: No.
  • ADA accessible: No.
  • Parking: Up to five vehicles. Includes 2-stall garage.
  • Guests are responsible for cleaning after stay, supplies provided.

Lodging reservations are valid until 8 p.m. the date of your arrival. If you will be delayed, call the park to avoid losing your reservation.


  • Three bedrooms, with one full bed, four twin beds, and two full sleeper-sofas.
  • Bathrooms include one full with shower and one 3/4-bath.
  • Fully equipped kitchen, including coffee maker, toaster, stove/oven, microwave, refrigerator, cookware, and eating utensils.
  • Heat and air conditioning.
  • Outside area includes a large deck and patio furniture, fire ring, and two picnic tables.
  • Bring your own bedding and linens.

Remember to pack

  • Sleeping bags and other linens
  • Flashlight
  • Matches


To cancel your reservation, call 866-857-2757 or log onto your account online. There is a $20 cancellation fee ($10 non-refundable reservation fee plus $10 cancel fee).

  • Cancellation 30 days or more prior to arrival: A $20 cancellation fee is charged. The lodging payment (minus the cancellation fee) will be refunded.
  • Cancellation less than 30 days prior to arrival but 14 or more days prior to arrival: The first night's lodging fee is forfeited and a $20 cancellation fee is charged.
  • Cancellation less than 14 days prior to arrival but two or more days prior to arrival: One and a half night's (1.5) lodging fee is forfeited and a $20 cancellation fee is charged.
  • Cancellation less than two days prior to arrival: Two nights' lodging fee is forfeited.