Marcell Lodge 

From Grand Rapids, MN...
Take MN Highway 38 north 27 miles to Marcell, MN, the Marcell Lodge is on the right hand side as you leave Marcell and head North towards Bigfork.
There is a sign for the Edge of the Wilderness Discovery Center at driveway.

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Marcell Lodge is the newest lodging opportunity in the Edge of the Wilderness area of northern Minnesota and is located on Ranier Lake. Marcell is located in the heart of the Chippewa National Forest. The Marcell Lodge is a recently restored 3,000 sq ft 4 bedroom, 2 bath log cabin that is on the National Register of Historic Places. This unique and beautiful lodge has a full kitchen, air conditioning, 3 levels, large indoor porch, private dock, swimming area, 2 bathrooms, laundry machines, and a very large great room! The Lodge is in a private setting but is located on the site of the Edge of the Wilderness Discovery Center so you are in close walking distance from a picnic shelter, interpretive trail, other historic buildings, a fishing pier, outdoor amphitheater, and the Discovery Center itself which includes modern interpretive displays, a gift shop, and environmental education programs throughout the summer. The Marcell Lodge also connects to the sidewalk system which leads to various businesses in Marcell and the Marcell Recreation Area which has a playground, tennis courts, and a paved trail.

Terrific Fishing. Located on Ranier Lake and the site of the Edge of the Wilderness Discovery Center. Private Dock & Swimming Area. Near Numerous Outdoor Recreation Opportunities. Campfire Pit. FREE Wifi. Boat Included.

Hours & Dates


  • Monday: 9:00am - 5:00pm
  • Tuesday: 9:00am - 5:00pm
  • Wednesday: 9:00am - 5:00pm
  • Thursday: 9:00am - 5:00pm
  • Friday: 9:00am - 5:00pm
  • Saturday: 9:00am - 5:00pm
  • Sunday: 9:00am - 5:00pm
Open year around.
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