Welcome to “Cabins Up North!”

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Welcome to “Cabins Up North!”

Plan your next vacation with us in the Leech Lake and surrounding lakes area, which boast some of the finest, family-oriented activities in the State of Minnesota.  The Leech Lake area is an enjoyable drive of less than four hours from the Twin Cities of Minneapolis-St.Paul and a two-hour drive from Duluth.  This area is rich with activities and entertainment.  Leech Lake itself is 112,000 acres. Within 30 miles, you’ll find another 125 lakes welcoming visitors.

Fishing & Boating: Searching for that perfect Minnesota fishing vacation? Leech Lake and the surrounding lakes offer an abundance of Northern Pike, Walleye, Jumbo Perch, Bass, Slab Crappies, Blue Gills and an array of Pan fish.  Or you may wish to water-ski, jet-ski or cruise on the lakes – there are hundreds of miles of shoreline to explore and enjoy.

Ice Fishing:  You’ll discover the allure of ice fishing, whether in a house or on the ice.   Ice fishers yearn to hook the legendary jumbo perch on Leech Lake.

Sailing:  Plenty of open water and many bays make our northern Minnesota lakes perfect for crafts of any size.  The Leech Lake Sailing Regatta is held every August.

Golf:  There are four golf courses near-by that offer everything from nine-hole par 3′s to challenging full-length courses. You just might find that signature hole that is unforgettable. Most open early in the spring and remain open into autumn’s colorful leaf season.

Biking, Hiking, Cycling, In-Line Skating, Walking:  The Heartland Trail stretches from Walker to Park Rapids. The Paul Bunyan Trail takes visitors from Walker to Brainerd.  These are paved trails in a system that are one of the finest in the nation…and Walker, MN and the Leech Lake Area are at its heart.

Minnesota State Parks:  The Leech Lake area lays claim to impressive parks, protected lands and recreation areas.  To the East find Itasca State Park, where you can walk across the mighty Mississippi River at its source.  To the Northeast, you’ll find Chippewa National Forest, with its large population of nesting bald eagles.

Hunting:  The autumn months draw hunters in search of deer, duck and grouse.

Snowmobiling:  The famous Heartland and Paul Bunyan Trails boast hundreds of miles of groomed Minnesota snowmobile trails along with frozen lakes for the avid snowmobiler.

Trails :  The Minnesota Northwood’s is a hikers delight. You can hike through the big woods, stroll down a backwoods lane, or even walk around a lake.

ATV/Snowmobile Trails: Three trail systems intersect in the Walker/Longville area – Heartland, Paul Bunyan and Soo Line State Trail boasting hundreds of miles of recreation!


City of Walker:    International Eel Pout Festival and ‘Pout Polar Plunge.  Country Jam and Moondance Music Festivals.  Walker Bay Days and Ethnic Fest.  Northern Lights Casino hosts Cajun Fest.

City of Longville: Turtle races.  Run Around Woman and Taste of Longville.  Northern Lights Casino.

City of Federal Dam: Access the Soo Trail with your 4-wheelers or snowmobiles.  Army Corps of Engineers Fishing Contest.

Quiet Get-away: Sit back, relax and enjoy the beautiful scenery of Up North Minnesota.

Your northern Minnesota vacation is just a click away.  Let “Cabins Up North” help you find that perfect cabin to provide all your vacation needs!


Audrey Hanson (Annie)


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Cabins Up North

Annie Hanson
Longville, Mn. 218.507.0470