Ruttger's Bay Lake Lodge

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Rates

  • $110 - $850 Daily Indoor Lodging Rate
  • $1050 - $4800 Weekly Indoor Lodging Rate
  • Call for rates on our exclusive Bay Lake Plan, the Modified American Plan (MAP), European Plan (EP), and our Special Vacation and Golf Packages.
  • Get current rates

Open

    • May 3, 2019 - November 30, 2019

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Located on a Lake or River

  • Bass
  • Bay
  • Goose

On-Site Facilities & Services

  • Located on a Lake or River
  • High Speed Internet Available
  • Children's Programs (scheduled, supervised)
  • Restaurant
  • Lounge/Bar/Tavern on-site
  • Whirlpool (centrally located)
  • Exercise Room
  • Sauna
  • Laundry Facilities

On-Site Recreation

  • Indoor Pool
  • Swimming Beach
  • Fishing Boats Available
  • Canoes or Kayaks Available
  • Hiking Trail
  • Outdoor Pool
  • 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
  • Golf Course
  • Playground
  • Tennis Court

Indoor Lodging Amenities

  • Accessible to disabled
  • Pets allowed in Indoor Unit(s)
  • Open in Fall
  • Kitchen/Kitchenette(s)
  • Fireplace in Room(s)
  • Air Conditioned Units Available
  • Discount Packages Mid-Week
  • Spa Services On-Site
  • Secluded Individual Cabin(s) or Unit(s)

Accommodations Policies

  • Open to the general public, no membership required
  • Accommodations for tour groups of 40 or more
  • Unit(s) that accommodate groups of 10+ people

Directions

  • Highway 169 route from Minneapolis / St. Paul: I-94 to Rogers, north on 101 to 169, north on 169 to Garrison, 4 miles west on Hwy 18 to Hwy 6, 5 miles north on Hwy 6 turning right to Ruttger's Bay Lake Lodge on Tame Fish Lake Road.

Other Date Information

  • Open May through late October. Office hours from November through May 1 are 8:00am - 4:30pm M-F.

Resort Plans

  • Housekeeping
  • American Plan (3 meals)
  • American Modified (2 meals)
  • European Plan

Green Practices

  • Waste Reduction/Reuse/Recycling
  • Water Conservation/Wastewater Mgmt Plan
  • Energy Efficiency/Conservation
  • Eco-Friendly Landscape/Facility Design
  • Eco-Friendly Purchasing Practices
  • Organic or Local Food & Beverage Choices

Lodging Capacity

  • Number of cabins: 50
  • Number of Hotel/Motel Rooms: 16
  • Number of rooms in lodge building: 13
  • Number of units in condominium arrangement: 88
  • TOTAL number of indoor lodging units: 167

Length of Stay

  • Daily Rental Available
  • Weekend Rental Available
  • Weekly Rental Available

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Deals

  1. Discover Ruttger's Special

    25039 Tame Fish Lake
    Deerwood, MN 56444
    Call: (800) 450-4545
    Call: (218) 678-2885
    Toll Free: (800) 450-4545
    Fax: (218) 678-2864

    If you’ve never been a guest at Ruttger’s Bay Lake Lodge, we’ve got a deal for you!
    • 10% off your total stay
    • Kids Stay Free*




  2. Fishing Package at Ruttger's

    25039 Tame Fish Lake
    Deerwood, MN 56444
    Call: (800) 450-4545
    Call: (218) 678-2885
    Toll Free: (800) 450-4545
    Fax: (218) 678-2864

    Are you into fishing? Wet a line in Bay Lake of any of the many area lakes for famous for walleye, bass, or pan fish. Package includes a fishing boat with 8hp motor for Bay Lake use each day, breakfast and dinner daily, and resort amenities. Fishing guide service is available for an additional cost, beginners and experienced fishermen welcome! Fishing on Minnesota northwoods lakes . . . . something is always biting! Rates vary by season.

  3. Jack's Unlimited Golf Getaway

    25039 Tame Fish Lake
    Deerwood, MN 56444
    Call: (800) 450-4545
    Call: (218) 678-2885
    Toll Free: (800) 450-4545
    Fax: (218) 678-2864

    Our 2019 Golf Package includes:

    - Unlimited golf with cart on Jack’s 18 and on Alec’s 9
    - Lodging in a traditional or deluxe unit
    - A hearty breakfast and delicious dinner daily.

  4. Kids Stay & Eat Free Special!

    25039 Tame Fish Lake
    Deerwood, MN 56444
    Call: (800) 450-4545
    Call: (218) 678-2885
    Toll Free: (800) 450-4545
    Fax: (218) 678-2864

    Family has been at the heart of the Ruttger’s experience for more than a century. Our highest priority is providing an unforgettable experience for families like yours. That’s why kids stay and eat for free for much of the summer.

    Call 218-678-2885 and ask for reservations for details.

    KIDS STAY & EAT PACKAGES INCLUDE:
    - Lodging
    - Breakfast and dinner buffet daily
    - Unlimited golf on Alec’s 9, reduced rates on Jack’s 18
    - Kids’ Kamp activities
    - Use of tennis courts, beaches, pools, whirlpool, sauna, family activities, and more

  5. Golf Play & Stay Getaways

    25039 Tame Fish Lake
    Deerwood, MN 56444
    Call: (800) 450-4545
    Call: (218) 678-2885
    Toll Free: (800) 450-4545
    Fax: (218) 678-2864

    Golf and Stay
    Includes one round per night stayed on Jack’s 18 championship course with cart, range balls, and unlimited golf on Alec’s 9 (cart fee additional), lodging in a traditional unit or deluxe unit.

  6. Mountain Bike Adventure

    25039 Tame Fish Lake
    Deerwood, MN 56444
    Call: (800) 450-4545
    Call: (218) 678-2885
    Toll Free: (800) 450-4545
    Fax: (218) 678-2864

    Members of IMBA or other mountain biking associations receive 15% off lodging at Ruttger’s Bay Lake Lodge. Why? Because bikers rule!

    Call 218-678-2885 and ask for reservations for more information.

    Bike the famous Cuyuna Lakes Mountain Bike Trails and enjoy the beauty and terrain of this reclaimed mining land. After your ride, return to Ruttger's Bay Lake Lodge to regroup and relax. Package includes lodging, breakfast and dinner discount coupons, use of pools, hot tub, beach, tennis courts, and resort amenities.

  7. Ruttger's Lazy Daze Special

    25039 Tame Fish Lake
    Deerwood, MN 56444
    Call: (800) 450-4545
    Call: (218) 678-2885
    Toll Free: (800) 450-4545
    Fax: (218) 678-2864

    Aug. 18-22, & Aug. 25-29, 2019

    Call 218-678-2885 and ask for reservations for more information.

    Ruttger’s Resort Plan: $99 – $165 per adult, per night, double occupancy.

    Package includes:
    Lodging, Breakfast and dinner daily, unlimited golf on The Jack's 18 and Alec's 9 courses, Kids' Kamp, and family adventures, wine tasting and much more.

    Lodging Only Plan: Starts at $130 per night (based on double occupancy)

    Includes: Lodging, access to all resort amenities,
    discounts on food, golf, and activities.

  8. Labor Day Weekend Blast

    25039 Tame Fish Lake
    Deerwood, MN 56444
    Call: (800) 450-4545
    Call: (218) 678-2885
    Toll Free: (800) 450-4545
    Fax: (218) 678-2864

    AUGUST 30 – SEPTEMBER 2, 2019 (3-NIGHT MINIMUM).

    Call 218-678-2885 and ask for Reservations for complete details.

    Ruttger’s Resort Plan: $149 – $179 per adult, per night, double occupancy.

    Lodging Only Plan: Starting at $130 per night (based on double occupancy)

    Summer's last hurrah. Weekend festivities include FREE admission into the Shelby’s Voyage, and use of tennis courts, beach, pools, whirlpool, sauna, family activities, and more!

Events

  1. Blues & BBQ Blast at Ruttger's

    Blues & BBQ Blast at Ruttger's

    25039 Tame Fish Lake
    Deerwood, MN 56444
    Call: (218) 678-2885
    Toll Free: (800) 450-4545

    Two stages. Three Bands. Lots and lots of beer and BBQ!

    Simply delicious. The festivities include beer tasting, BBQ Feast AND three blues concerts, including a concert by Minnesota Blues Hall of Fame member Dee Miller and her band! Bruce Archer will also perform.
    $25 admission per person gets into all events.

  2. Harvest Festival

    Harvest Festival

    25039 Tame Fish Lake
    Deerwood, MN 56444
    Call: (218) 678-2885
    Toll Free: (800) 450-4545

    Farm-fresh fun for the whole family!

    Farmer's market, arts, craft and food booths, hay rides, games and live music by J-Pack

  3. Oktoberfest at Ruttger's

    Oktoberfest at Ruttger's

    25039 Tame Fish Lake
    Deerwood, MN 56444
    Call: (218) 678-2885
    Toll Free: (800) 450-4545

    Our 34th annual event is the perfect time for that fall getaway! Oktoberfest at Ruttger's starts with Friday night's Harvest Buffet Dinner Show. Saturday is our famous Arts & Crafts Fair with indoor and outdoor booths (9am-4pm), live music, activities, unlimited golf (guests only), and our Oktoberfest Dinner Buffet. Sunday morning includes an amazing breakfast.

  4. Ruttger's Bluegrass Festival

    Ruttger's Bluegrass Festival

    25039 Tame Fish Lake
    Deerwood, MN 56444
    Call: (218) 678-2885
    Toll Free: (800) 450-4545

    An All-American Picnic AND three bluegrass concerts. Admission is $25.

    Concerts include: The Barley Jacks, Jenna & Martin and more.

  5. Zombie Apocalypse Halloween Spooktacular at Ruttger's

    Zombie Apocalypse Halloween Spooktacular at Ruttger's

    25039 Tame Fish Lake
    Deerwood, MN 56444
    Call: (218) 678-2885
    Toll Free: (800) 450-4545

    All-age Zombie 5K costume run. You'll get chased by zombies. Make it to the finish line with your brain untouched and a beer awaits you.

Meetings & Conferences

  • Facility accommodates meetings for 30 or more
  • Meetings Website
  • Meeting/Convention Facilities (maximum capacity): 400
  • Banquet Facilities (maximum capacity): 300
  • Number of Meeting Rooms: 10
  • On-site Catering Required
  • Commercial Air Service Nearby

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