Facebook Twitter Instagram Pinterest
Promote. Engage. Collaborate.

The Park Rapids Lakes Area Chamber of Commerce is the region’s largest membership-driven organization representing the interests of over 300 businesses and individuals.

Bear Paw Resort

Bear Paw Resort


Resort & Cabin

About Us

A few reasons why to vacation at Bear Paw Resort....!
*** NEW LODGE! Pizza, Chicken Wings, Ice Cream and more. We also have ping pong, pool, board games, merchandise and a fitness center.
*** 11 A/C lake level cabins with beautiful sunset views, close to your dock
*** DirecTV & DVD players in cabins w/ FREE movie sign out; FREE WiFi in your cabin.
*** Private campfire pit at each cabin.
*** All cabins are very clean. All docks have accessible electric.
*** FREE: Water Toys, Canoe, Kayaks, Paddleboats, Aqua Cycle paddle boats
*** Other: Huge Playground, Horseshoes, Shuffleboard, Tetherball
*** Pontoon and Boat Rentals all with 4 stroke motors
*** Enjoy Heartland, Paul Bunyan, and Itasca's paved bike trails
*** Many Golf Courses, Unique Restaurants and Gift Shops to Enjoy
*** And spending time at the Itasca State Park is a must, it's beautiful!
***FREE*** Children 1 years old and under at the time of your vacation are FREE and still count towards the total number of people in the cabin.

At this moment, we are living our dream as owners of a family resort in God's country of northern Minnesota, with the opportunity and excitement to make it the best vacation you ever had. Come and enjoy creating your lifelong memories here at Bear Paw Resort.

Doug N Ruthann Nelson
Bear Paw Resort

Video Media


  • 11 A/C Cabins, very clean, WiFi in your cabins, A/C
  • Taking 2017 Reservations: FULL WEEK, Short Stays, 1-2p Special, Holiday deals
  • DirecTV & DVD players in all cabins, Shuffleboard, horseshoes, huge playground, water bongo/trampoline
  • A beautiful clean resort with many amenities to accommodate your stay.
  • Each Reservation receives a FREE day pass to Itasca State Park only 10 miles away


Lodge and 11 Immaculate cabins
Lodge with made-to-order food service, games, fitness center, souvenir shopping and more
Pizza & Wings
Espresso drinks and freshly baked Cinnamon Rolls
Beautiful entrance
Occasionally we witness gorgeous Northern Lights
The children love the playground
Breathtaking sunsets
Private campfire pits at every cabin
Beautiful clean beaches
Free Water toys for all ages
Summer fun
Enjoyed by all

Citizen's Bank logo Park Rapids Downtown Business Association Park Rapids Lakes Area Convention & Visitor's Bureau