Buckhorn on Caribou Lake
Five Hand-crafted Log cabins well spaced along the shore of Minnesota’s clearest lake. Located north of Grand Rapids, Minnesota on the newly completed National Scenic Byway 38. The route weaves between hills, lakes, and a diverse forest. The first lake north of the Laurentian divide is crystal clear Caribou lake. The jewel in the crown of Itasca county which is home to 1000 lakes.
This special place is nestled in the woods with fishing, swimming, hiking, right out your door. Relax, play, make memories, and start a tradition. Our 3 beautifully crafted, highly secluded Large Log cabins include Fieldstone fireplaces, well equip kitchens, private sauna, private dock, yard, and deck. Each with 4 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms, and bunk area. Or for a smaller group stay in our Tiny log Cabin for up to 2 people, or our one bedroom loggers cabin for up to 4 or 5 people.
Located in the Chippewa National Forest, This little gem is the perfect hideaway for your next getaway. Caribou lake is spring-fed and the first lake in the watershed to flow north to the Hudson Bay. With a hard sand bottom and visibility of up to 40 feet it hosts Lake Trout, Bass, Huge Northern Pike, and pan fish. And don’t bring bottled water, bring jugs to fill and bring home with you. It’s the best water on earth.
Our 4 bedroom, 3 bathroom Hand carved log cabins are great for family gathering, reunions, retreats, or just a weekend getaway. As your group grows you can expand into additional cabins. From the big log cabin, a one bedroom cabin for 4, or our tiny cabin for 2, We do our best to make you feel like it’s your own private lake place in the woods!
Our guests have the availability of quiet walks on our nature trails, mushroom and berry picking, or swimming, canoeing and fishing for trout and bass on the exceptionally clear waters of Caribou Lake.
The lakes provide an opportunity for quality togetherness in either boat, canoe, or the refreshing aftermath of a good Finnish sauna located in your log lodge. Many guests take advantage of the variety of fishing provided by the many lakes within a few miles of Buckhorn.
During our winter season experience some of the finest cross country ski trails in Minnesota, We hope to grooms trails so you can ski right out your door. But you must experience the North and South Suomi Hill and its 30 kilometers of groomed trails, Or explore the Joyce Estate on the Trout Lake trails, are just a few of hundreds of miles of cross country ski trails in the immediate area. and the snowmobile trail goes through our driveway. If ice fishing is your interest the Lake is known for great Lake Trout fishing, and there are 1,000 lakes in Itasca County alone to choose from.