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54998 County Road 4, Spring Lake, MN 56680-2037
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A Minnesota family vacation at Anchor Inn Resort, located on the shores of the Bowstring River near Spring Lake, Minnesota is like a breath of fresh air…literally! Located in the heart of the Chippewa National Forest Anchor Inn is a Minnesota fishing resort that offers guests the opportunity to take a break from the pressures of everyday living and fish, hunt or just relax in the beauty of Minnesota’s northwoods.

Anchor Inn Resort has long been a fixture on the shores of the river that runs past its docks. Began in the early 1920s as a hunting lodge it has survived the decades with its history, peace and legendary service intact. Owned and operated today by the Kitterman family, it offers guests a variety of lodging choices including modern, clean and comfortable cottages, Bed and Breakfast rooms above the Lodge and a campground set up for RV camping or tent camping.

As one of the Best Fishing Resorts in Minnesota, Anchor Inn provides Fisherman with a wide variety of Minnesota fishing opportunities. The beautiful Bowstring River system includes Bowstring Lake, Sand Lake, Little Sand Lake and Rice Lake. Anglers find some of the best Minnesota walleye fishing around as well as great northern pike fishing, crappie fishing, largemouth bass fishing and bluegill fishing.

In fact, the Anchor Inn bridge is well-known for the great fishing available from its walkway. It’s not unusual to score buckets of bluegill or a stringer of walleye from the bridge or from the shore and docks at Anchor Inn Resort.

Hunters take notice! Anchor Inn Resort is located amid some of the finest public hunting ground in Minnesota. The black bear hunting, grouse hunting,deer hunting and duck hunting is excellent in the immediate vicinity of the resort and the Kittermans have hunted the area for generations and can give you great hunting tips to help ensure that you have a successful Minnesota hunting trip.

Anchor Inn Resort is also a great place to spend your Minnesota family vacation. With terrific fishing, fun resort activities, and interesting area attractions your family will enjoy time together in the great outdoors while making great memories.

We invite you to experience our legendary hospitality and join the generations of sportsmen and families that call Anchor Inn Resort their Minnesota Fishing Resort home away from home. Please contact us or call us at 1-888-798-2718 for more information. Or click this button to make a reservation now using our online reservation system

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Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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54998 County Road 4, Spring Lake, MN 56680-2037
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The owner's could not have been more friendly or helpful. Very accommodating. Of course, this is a remote location in a No MN "resort" with excellent waters, surrounded by abundant public forests for grouse hunting. We stayed in one of the original refurbished log cabins. All essentials provided: new kitchen, new baths, comfortable beds and ample storage space. Very clean and well-maintained. A public restaurant within 20 min drive w. good food. This would be a great location for a family holiday in the north woods.
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We took our family vacation to the anchor Inn this summer. The owners are so nice. They do everything to make your stay excellent. We stayed in cabin number 5. It was very nice and comfortable. I loved that it was built around an old cabin. Everything was very clean. The beds were comfortable ,and I fell asleep on the couch every night. I was hoping I could sneak it home with me. It was so comfortable. My daughter loved seeing the chipmunks. I loved the closeness of everyone there. It was so easy to become friends with everyone else who was staying there. Not to mention the great fishing and the wildlife! I would recommend the Anchor Inn for a great vacation.
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Frequently Asked Questions about Anchor Inn Resort
Is parking available at Anchor Inn Resort?
Yes, free parking is available to guests.
Are pets allowed at Anchor Inn Resort?
Yes, pets are typically allowed, but it's always best to call ahead to confirm.