Timber Bay Lodge & Houseboats

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  • $161 - $795 Daily Indoor Lodging Rate
  • $1125 - $4200 Weekly Indoor Lodging Rate
  • Houseboats $455-$1825 for three night stay


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Located on a Lake or River

  • Birch

On-Site Facilities & Services

  • Located on a Lake or River
  • High Speed Internet Available
  • Children's Programs (scheduled, supervised)
  • Evening Entertainment (regularly scheduled)

On-Site Recreation

  • Swimming Beach
  • Fishing Boats Available
  • Canoes or Kayaks Available
  • Hiking Trail
  • Bike Trail
  • Bicycle Rental
  • Lake/River Access (Boat Ramp)
  • Dock Space/Slips/Mooring Buoys
  • Fishing Boat Motors Available
  • Fishing Guides Available
  • Pontoon Boat(s) Available
  • Speedboats/Waterski Equipment
  • Playground
  • Cross Country Ski Trail (groomed)
  • Snowmobile Trail (groomed)
  • Snowmobile Rental

Indoor Lodging Amenities

  • Pets allowed in Indoor Unit(s)
  • Open in Fall
  • Open in Winter
  • Kitchen/Kitchenette(s)
  • Fireplace in Room(s)
  • Air Conditioned Units Available
  • Secluded Individual Cabin(s) or Unit(s)

Accommodations Policies

  • Open to the general public, no membership required
  • Unit(s) that accommodate groups of 10+ people

Other Date Information

  • 8am - 10pm daily

Resort Plans

  • Housekeeping

Green Practices

  • Waste Reduction/Reuse/Recycling
  • Energy Efficiency/Conservation

Lodging Capacity

  • Number of cabins: 13
  • Number of cabins available in winter: 1
  • TOTAL number of indoor lodging units: 13
  • TOTAL indoor lodging units available in winter: 1

Length of Stay

  • Daily Rental Available
  • Weekend Rental Available
  • Weekly Rental Available
  • Split Weeks Available

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  1. Houseboat Trip Discount

    8347 Timber Bay Rd
    Babbitt, MN 55706
    Call: (800) 846-6821
    Toll Free: (800) 846-6821

    30% off Midsummer Rates for houseboat trips taken before June 11th, 2018 . Enjoy great Spring fishing on Birch Lake!

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  1. Timber Bay Houseboats

    Timber Bay Houseboats

    8347 Timber Bay Rd
    Babbitt, MN 55706
    Call: (218) 827-3682
    Toll Free: (800) 846-6821

    Timber Bay Lodge and Houseboats is your year round adventure getaway. Enjoy being right on the water of Birch Lake in northern Minnesota. Stay in one of our 13 houseboats. We have 7 different sizes sleeping from 2 - 12 people.All houseboats come with a full kitchen, pillows and blankets as well as a BBQ grill and deck furniture. Birch Lake is 20 miles long with 85% undeveloped forest service land allowing you to be the captain of your own vacation and explore the Superior National Forest surrounding you. Located only 15 minutes from Ely, MN you have access to some of the best "Up North" museums and tours around!
    Spend your time exploring the islands,bays and pristine shoreline. Birch Lake will give you that feeling of being away from it all.
    Start your trip from our Northern Minnesota resort. Or enjoy both a cabin and a houseboat with a couple of days in each.

    This family friendly resort provides an ideal location for fishing, biking, hiking and enjoying the great outdoors. Timber Bay has access to miles of 4 wheeling/off road trails as well as some world class golf courses within a short driving distance. Great place to set up camp for grouse or bear hunting season as well!

    If you're looking for a winter vacation, we have spectacular cross country ski trails or snowmobile trails starting right on resort property. Ice fish steps from your cabin door!

    No matter the time of year you're looking to come - Timber Bay can be the getaway that you are looking for. Family vacation, weekend fishing trip, or just the much needed R&R, we'd love to have you stay with us at Timber Bay Lodge and Houseboats.

    Birch Lake is a great fishing lake.
    One of the top Walleye and Northern Lakes in Minnesota.
    Ely Minnesota is only 16 miles.
    Family Fun resort.
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