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    National Forest Lodge

    9905 National Forest Lodge Rd, Isabella, MN 55607-9702
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    Overview
    • Excellent82%
    • Very good18%
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    Free Wifi
    Free Parking
    Breakfast included
    Beachfront
    Hot Tub
    Non-Smoking Rooms
    Restaurant
    Family Rooms
    Kitchenette
    Ski-In / Ski-Out
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    Moose Track Adventures
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    Reviewed 29 January 2017

    Warm people, warm buildings, warmly appreciated. Visited this place for the first time last weekend. Very enjoyable! There are so many nice touches...from excellent food to feeling right at home to trails groomed frequently. The buildings are warm and clean. Entertainment and options for relaxing...More

    Thank Ann S
    Response from Andy F, Owner at National Forest LodgeResponded 1 February 2017

    Thanks so much for staying with us and your positive feedback. We're a small resort and, as a result, we can offer an intimate experience for our guests to meet new people if they choose and have a completely relaxed getaway. Hope to see you...More

    Reviewed 29 January 2017

    We had a great time! Beautiful setting, very friendly staff, nice skiing. The cabins were modest, but had what you needed. The skiing was pretty entry level, which was great for me, but a more advanced skier might want more challenge.More

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    Response from Andy F, Owner at National Forest LodgeResponded 1 February 2017

    Thanks for your positive review. Glad you enjoyed your skiing experience. While the level of trail difficulty is mostly modest, we like to think their beauty and uncrowded character makes them some of the best classic trails in the upper Midwest. Hope we'll see you...More

    Reviewed 25 January 2017

    what a great get-away! Loved the skiing, the meals and the authentic Finnish sauna, followed--yes-- by a dip in Lake Gegoka! This is a good place to come to get away from the pressing irritations of life in the 21st century,

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    Response from Andy F, Owner at National Forest LodgeResponded 27 January 2017

    Well thank you so much for your glowing review. Hope you got your "I took the polar plunge" bumper sticker! Come visit again. -Andy

    Reviewed 25 January 2017

    Went up for the first time this Jan 2017 and fell in love with this lodge. Meals were excellent and the after ski fun is the best too, outdoor hot tubs and sauna complete with a polar plunge option. This past weekend we had the...More

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    Response from Andy F, Owner at National Forest LodgeResponded 26 January 2017

    Glad your first NFL experience was a good one. Thanks so much for sharing your thought and praise. -Andy

    Reviewed 23 January 2017 via mobile

    As usual it was a cozy stay again at National Forest Lodge... with beautiful skiing, good food and friends. Can't be beat! This time we rented the White Pines cabin and it was ideal. Beautiful, clean, warm... loved every minute! We may try for a...More

    Thank Holly B
    Response from Andy F, Owner at National Forest LodgeResponded 25 January 2017

    Thanks HollyB! Appreciate your love for the NFL. See you again! - Andy

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    • Top amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Beachfront
    • Restaurant
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Breakfast included
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    • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
    • Free Parking
    • Breakfast included
    • Things to do
    • Hot Tub
    • Restaurant
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    • Price range
    • US$70 - US$269 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Room types
    • Family Rooms ,
    • Kitchenette ,
    • Non-Smoking Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 13
    • Location
    • United States >
    • Minnesota >
    • Isabella
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    Room Tips
    "Don't go if you want folded-towel art on your bed."
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    "Rooms are rustic. Love it."
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    "flannel sheets and blankets makes it comfy!"
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    "Different options..with and without electricity, varying sizes. Privacy is considered in all instances..."
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