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Located on the quiet side of the Brainerd Lakes area, this family-run resort is the oldest continually owned family resort in the state of Minnesota. The Ruttger family has been welcoming guests to the shores of Bay Lake for 120 years. The property is open between April and November.
Have not been here for 40 years and felt like I was back in my youth. I almost remember what cabin I was in long ago. It has changed by growing and expanding but has the same old look with modern facilities. We needed the...More
Thank Robert H
Management response:Responded 2 weeks ago
Thanks for the kind words. Please don't wait 40 more years to come back.
This summer, my wife's family (as they have been doing for a decade, I believe) invited us up to their annual trip to Ruttger's Bay Lake Lodge. We stayed 3 nights in the North Bay Condos off of the golf course. I believe our group...More
Thank Rob W
Management response:Responded September 29, 2017
Wow! You fit a lot of fun into three days. We are happy you had a good time. If you decide to come back, be sure to make time to fish on Bay Lake. There are a lot of bass, northern and pan fish. The...More
First experience at Ruttgers during their Oktoberfest. LOTS of vendor shops, great food and beer stands and a tents with lively reman music and costumes. Even though the weather was slightly misty, the place was packed with people having a great time. No admission to...More
1 Thank WinterTexanfromMN
Management response:Responded October 24, 2017
Thanks WinterTexanfromMN. We are thrilled that you enjoyed yourself at Oktoberfest. It's quite a party. No doubt about it. See you next year!
We stayed at Ruttgers bay lake lodge for our very first time last weekend in a cabin with a great view of the lake ! And plenty of room for 7 of us. the autumn colors were magnificent! We were so impressed by the hospitality,...More
The room was wonderful...the bed was very comfortable and the room even had a small screened in porch. The food was delicious and the staff very friendly and helpful. The grounds were easy to navigate and the options for activities extensive.
1 Thank cecill849
Management response:Responded October 16, 2017
Thanks cecill849. You certainly picked a beautiful time to visit. The fall colors were spectacular this year. Hopefully we will see you again next year.
Located on the quiet side of the Brainerd Lakes area, this family-run resort is the oldest continually owned family resort in the state of Minnesota. The Ruttger family has been welcoming guests to the shores of Bay ...MoreLake for 120 years. The property is open between April and November. Less
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