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Wichita
Reviewed 22 August 2016

Gorgeous grounds and wonderful proprietors. The lake is fantastic with sightings of bald eagles and, of course, loons. The owners run a tight ship which is reflected in all of their employees. This place was great. We'll be back! PS Thanks for the gas rescue, Joel!

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Sauk Rapids, Minnesota
Reviewed 14 August 2016

Joel and Tracy are awesome caring people that will go above and beyond to make your vacation the best! We rebook every year and can't wait to go back! The only problem is the week goes to fast! But we have lots of beautiful memories 😃

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Urbandale, Iowa
Reviewed 14 August 2016

If you are looking for a family friendly, relaxing, and peaceful vacation - check Bear Paw Resort out. You can truly experience God's awesome work - such beauty. Everything you need is right on site - friendly staff that takes pride in what they do. Very clean and well taken care of.

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Grand Forks
Reviewed 14 August 2016

We have been going to Bear paw for 3 years because we take our children and grandchildren there for our family vacation we wanted a place that was family orientated and kid friendly. The cabin is very clean and Joel and Tracey do everything to make your stay at their resort relaxing and worry free. Beautiful area, Itaska pe

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Reinbeck, Iowa
Reviewed 10 August 2016

GREAT VACATION!! Joel and Tracie have so much pride in their resort and it shows! They go above and beyond to make sure you have a great time. Lodge is GREAT addition to it. Can't wait to return next year.

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Mound, Minnesota
Reviewed 2 August 2016

From the cabins, to the new lodge, to the beach and sunken fire pits Bear Paw is what we spend 51 weeks waiting for each year. The fishing is always good to phenomenal. Our grandkids love the Bongo and other water toys.

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1Thank Krkam
Round Lake, Minnesota
Reviewed 1 August 2016

What a wonderful resort!! Joel and Tracey are the best!!! The crew is always so caring and helping in anyway they can. The cabins were very clean and the resort is maintained in excellent condition. We are going back again!! The family did not want to leave.

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Lincoln, Nebraska
Reviewed 1 August 2016

This year we had over 35 people from our family on vacation. They ranged in ages from 1-91. We had a fabulous time at Bear Paw. We stayed in cabin 1. It was perfect for our family of 4-two children ages 12 & 14. The cabin is always clean when we arrive and is equipped with everything we need for...

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San Antonio, Texas
Reviewed 28 July 2016

This was the second year our extended family spent a week at this resort. My kids ran up to Mr. Joel and Ms. Tracey and gave them a hug as soon as we arrived. From ages 2-77 everyone had a great time. Kids played, sportsman fished, and others relaxed and enjoyed the breathtaking views, loons, and comfortable accommodations. We snagged...

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1Thank T G
Reviewed 26 July 2016

We again stayed at Bear Paw last week. Since my last review they have added a very nice lodge. They serve ice cream {1 free per guest}, pizza, wings, cinnamon rolls. breakfast sandwiches, and lots of other goodies. We didn't try all of it, but what we had was very good. They have a very good selection of Bear Paw...

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BearPawResort, Owner at Bear Paw Resort, responded to this review

Thank you for your wonderful review and we are thrilled that you continue to enjoy our upgrades every year your family returns. ~

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Restaurant
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Free Parking
  • Beachfront
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
Things to do
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
In your room
  • Microwave
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
Services
  • Breakfast Available
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Free Parking
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
We are a family owned resort with immaculate air conditioned lakeside cabins and a fleet of quality rental boats located in the Northwoods providing the opportunity for your family to reconnect and make priceless memories that will last a lifetime. We have many fun FREE activities available for all ages here at Bear Paw Resort such as: exciting water toys, huge playground, shuffleboard, horseshoes and tetherball. Step into Bear Paw Lodge and enjoy our Restaurant with our made-to-order menu including Bear Paw's delicious signature-crust Pizza and mouthwatering Wings served with specialty sauces, just to name a few. Savor a Latté, Mocha or Cappuccino at our Coffee Den created with quality espresso paired with freshly-baked Cinnamon or Caramel rolls. To complete your dining experience, we have a full line of scrumptious Premium Blue Bunny sundaes, cones, malts and shakes at the Ice Cream Cave. Also at the Lodge, you will find indoor games, souvenir shopping, bait, ice, pop and a Fitness Center. After going fishing for that first fish fry, you can unwind at a cozy campfire while being serenaded by loons as the gorgeous sunset melts into the pristine water. There is something for EVERYONE at our laid-back "Mom-and-Pop" Resort providing an "all-inclusive" relaxing vacation at the lake. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Bear Paw Resort

Address: 31926 County Highway 50, (Becker County), Park Rapids, MN 56470-4063
Region: United States > Minnesota > Park Rapids
Number of rooms: 31
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“Cabins are not overly large, but okay for a week. Would like to find a resort that has king beds in one room!”
 of 5 bubbles , 23 Oct 2016 | Read review
“We did not leave a tip. Did not think necessary ”
 of 5 bubbles barbaral468, 14 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Cabins are clean and comfortable.”
 of 5 bubbles LenS179, 18 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Tracey and Joel can provide a cabin to meet whatever needs you have.”
 of 5 bubbles Pizza215, 8 Jun 2016 | Read review
“The two bedroom cabins can seat three while relaxing. The fourth must sit on a kitchen chair which can become a little tiresome. Screened porches on all cabins would be a welcomed addition.”
 of 5 bubbles 962suee, 15 Jun 2015 | Read review
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