Excellent Family fishing resort on the Minnesota Canadian border waters, Voyagers National Park and Boundary Waters Canoe Area. Fish for Walleye, Smallmouth Bass, Crappie, Northern Pike, Muskie and Lake Trout. Where Excellence is a Tradition. Nestled in the northwoods of Minnesota, bordering Voyageur's National Park, Nelson's Resort can accommodate families and groups from 2 to 100 with all the comforts of home.Twenty Eight pine paneled and log cabins along 1 1/2 miles of lakeshore and 5 million acres of untamed wilderness. Explore Voyageur's National Park, the Boundary Waters Canoe Area or Ontario's Quetico Park. Share the wilderness with it's natural residents and don't forget your camera. No where in North America will you find the wildlife and undisturbed nature the area offers.Enjoy swimming or just take in the sun at our 300 yard beach, or walk some of the 15 miles of hiking trails available. No matter what you choose, there's something for the entire family at Nelson's.Crane Lake is a boaters paradise. Fish for walleye, bass, trout, crappie and northern pike on Crane Lake or both the U.S. or Canadian sides or Namakan, Sand Point, Loon and Lac La Croix lakes. One of our 14 expert guides can take you on an exciting day of fishing and they know how to prepare the fish you catch over an open fire for the most savory shore lunch you'll ever taste.With the American or Modified Plan all meals are prepared for you in Nelson's rustic, but elegant dining room. Home cooked meals, garden fresh salads and bread and desserts baked daily. Stop by the Lounge where our pianist plays Thursday through Saturday.Experience a true family vacation paradise - Nelson's Resort.