Baudette MN

River Bend Resort

River Bend Resort is a family owned and operated resort that offers 13 cabins, RV and tent sites, new lodge, restaurant, and bar.

Cabin Rentals

Enjoy a quiet night in our studio cabin, or fill a large three bedroom cabin with friends and family, we have a cabin that will fit your needs.

RV Sites

Our RV sites have full hook ups and can accommodate any size RV. 

Experience Lake of the Woods
the River Bend Way

Whether you’re bringing your own boat, or booking a charter or ice fishing trip with us, we are here to make your dream vacation become a reality. Our prime location on the Rainy River gives you access to excellent fishing, breathtaking views, and hours of relaxation. The open water of legendary Lake of the Woods is just a short boat ride away, this world class fishery boasts some of the best fishing in the country.

 Enjoy an elegant dinner at Miles Lab Bar & Grill in our spacious dining room or burgers on the patio, the choice is yours. All cabins and grounds are pet friendly. We offer charter fishing packages with a US Coast Guard certified captain, we also have amble dock space available if you plan to bring your own boat.

Winter at the Resort

Winter at River Bend Resort brings snowmobiling, cross country skiing, and of course ice fishing! Our ice houses are moved regularly to keep you on the fish. Sleeper houses are available for those wishing to experience the seclusion of a night on the ice.

Lake of the Woods

River Bend Cabin Rentals


Each cabin is uniquely appointed with a full kitchen including:

  • Full Size Refrigerator
  • Microwave
  • Sink
  • Stove
  • Oven
  • Toaster
  • Coffee Maker
  • Pots & Pans
  • Dishes
  • Silverware
  • All Bedding
  • Towels
  • Wash Clothes


Not sure what to bring? Here’s a list of what we recommend: 

  • Rain Gear
  • Sun Block
  • Comfortable Clothes
  • Light Jacket / Hoodie
  • Personal Hygiene Items Including Soap & Shampoo

Cabin #1

  • Sleeps 6
  • $290 / Night

Offers 3 bedrooms with two single beds in each room. The view of the Rainy River is breathtaking each morning the sun comes up.

Cabin #2

  • Sleeps 4
  • $195 / Night

A cozy 2 bedroom cabin that contains two single beds in each bedroom. The kitchen is fully equipped including toaster, microwave and coffee pot. Enjoy the beautiful river view from the large picture window.

Cabin #3

  • Sleeps 6
  • $290 / Night

Each of the three bedrooms offer two single beds. The interior is finished with tongue and groove pine and the large window allows great views of the river. This is the closest cabin to the lodge and dock access.

Cabin #5

  • Sleeps 6
  • $290 / Night

A 3 bedroom waterfront cabin. It includes two single beds in each room. Enjoy beautiful views of the Rainy River and Canada right from the table.

Cabin #6

  • Sleeps 6
  • $265 / Night
Beautiful waterfront cabin that consists of 2 bedrooms. Each bedroom is comfortably appointed with 3 twin size beds.

Cabin #7

  • Sleeps 6
  • $265 / Night
Beautiful waterfront cabin that consists of 2 bedrooms. Each bedroom is comfortably appointed with 3 twin size beds.

Cabin #8

  • Sleeps 6
  • $290 / Night

Offers 3 bedrooms with two single beds in each room. The view down the Rainy River is breathtaking each morning the sun comes up.

Cabin #9

  • Sleeps 3
  • $145 / Night

A 3 single bed studio cabin. Don’t let the small size fool you, this cabin has great use of space. It offers a full kitchen and full bath with tub.

Cabin #11 (Unit 1)

  • Sleeps 5
  • $195 / Night

A two bedroom unit. It offers a large combined kitchen and living room area with a futon. The cabin offers 2 single beds in each bedroom. Lounge at the picnic table on the cabin’s over-sized deck.

Cabin #12 (Unit 2)

  • Sleeps 6
  • $250 / Night

This two bedroom unit has all the space you need while on your fishing adventure. Full kitchen, dining area, and living room will let you sprawl out after a great day of fishing.

Cabin #13 (Unit 3)

  • Sleeps 6
  • $250 / Night

This two bedroom unit is also full of all the extra’s, including space. Nestled back just off the Rainy River, and a short distance from lodge, and dock area. The 3 season porch offers additional seating and lounging area for relaxing and telling fish stories of the day.

Lake of the Woods

River Bend RV Sites

River Bend Resort offers multiple RV sites for those that want to bring their home with them. Sites are available for the person packing a tent, or if you have a camper/RV we have sites with 30 AMP electric, cable, water and sewer hook-ups.

Camping/RVPrimitive Water/Electric
Per Night + Tax$25$35

Covid-19 Update: May 14th

We here at River Bend Resort and Walleye Inn are very happy to be open for the 2020 season. Cabin and hotel reservations are fully open and operational. In addition, we also have available, dock slips (if you wish to bring your own boat), gas & bait sales. Unfortunately, we still cannot offer charter fishing under the new mandates. Miles Lab Bar & Grill is also open to all of our guests for cabin delivery or pick-up dining. This new order is set to expire June 1 st , 2020 and we will be sure to keep you updated and advised accordingly. Thank you for your patience and continued patronage. We hope you, your family, and all loved ones continue to be healthy and safe during this time.



 Previous Coronavirus-19 Updates:


Previous Covid Update: May 6th

Due to changes in the MN state mandates, resorts and hotels are now able to operate under specific guidelines. As anticipated, on May 4th, 2020 River Bend Resort and Walleye Inn once again began receiving guests. We have resumed operations under explicit procedures directed by the state of Minnesota. While we will be open for cabin and room rental, we will not be providing charter fishing during this time. Dock slips, gas, bait and cabin delivery or pick-up dining will also be available to our guests.

Our staff has been preparing diligently and working hard to be ready for this anticipated coming season. We are and will continue to use many methods of enhanced cleaning techniques to ensure that we are ready for each group to come and stay with us. Our main goal is to keep everyone safe and healthy.

When you are ready to travel, our vacations specialists will be ready to help you every step of the way.


River Bend Resort Check-In/Out Process

To maintain safe social distancing during this time, we will be implementing the following safe distancing practices for all guests and staff. Thank you for your cooperation!

Resort Check-In

  • Registration Card will be left on table with key for cabin.
  • Please sign upon arrival and kindly place in box by office door.
  • The card used to hold your reservation will be ran day of arrival unless specified otherwise.
  • All cards will need to be keyed entry.

Resort Check-Out

  • Place key for cabin in the box by office door. Any keys taken will result in a $10 charge to card on file.
  • A folio receipt will be emailed to the email on file.

*Food Pick-up or delivery to cabin will be available during the hours of 8 am to 8pm. Please call the resort at 218-634-1552. Press option #1 for resort, and option #2 for restaurant, for food orders.


Walleye Inn Check-In/Out Process

Hotel Check-In

  • Normal process with the exception of a protective guard that has been placed at the front desk to create separation.
  • Registration cards and keys will be ready for each room upon arrival.
  • Credit Cards will continue to be charged at check in.

Hotel Check-Out

  • Please leave keys on the table in room. Any keys taken will result in a $10 charge to card on file.
  • Receipts will be emailed to the email address on file.
  • Please use the exit closest to your room.

*Dining Options: Pizza deliveries are available. Call front desk to order. Delivered directly to your room.

Miles Lab Bar & Grill. Resort restaurant orders are available from 8:am to 8:pm daily for pick-up orders only. To order call 218-634-1552. Press option #1 for resort, and option #2 for restaurant for food orders.

*Housekeeping: There will be no daily housekeeping available during this time. If there is something specifically needed, please call the front desk, and it will be delivered to your door.

*Continental Breakfast: There will be no continental breakfast available during this time. This is per MDH regulations.


Previous Press Release Thursday, March 26, 2020

We have been closely following the rapidly changing federal, state, and local recommendations and guidelines regarding COVID-19.  The health and well-being of our guests, staff and business partners always has been and will remine our top priority.

Yesterday afternoon Governor Tim Walz announced a two week “Stay at Home” order. The order goes into effect at 11:59 p.m. Friday March 27th and lasts until April 10th. In addition, all bars and restaurants are to remain closed until May 1st, 2020.

River Bend Resort and Walleye Inn has instructed all employees to follow Gov. Walz’s order and shelter in place locally to further help stop the spread of the virus beginning Saturday March 28th, 2020. We intend to keep all of our facilities closed and are hoping to resume operations at all of our locations on or about May 1st, 2020. Please note we are still taking reservations for dates beyond May 1st, 2020 however, we will be managing our phone hours on a limited schedule as follows: M-F 10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. Sat-Sun 12:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. All messages received during off hours will be returned promptly over the course of our newly scheduled times.

In related news, the Lake of the Woods County Board of Commissioners voted unanimously to CLOSE ALL “COUNTY CONTROLLED RIGHT OF WAY LANDINGS THAT PROVIDE ACCESS TO THE RAINY RIVER” UNTIL FUTHER NOTICE.  Citing concerns about the traditionally large number of anglers coming into the area at a time when people are being ordered not to travel and stay home in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic.

We have also learned that Koochiching County has closed Upper Sioux landing, Frontier landing, Nelson Park landing and Vidas landing until further notice.

We will update everyone once we all get through this trying time.  Please continue to actively follow CDC guidelines to stop the spread of germs and this dreadful virus.  Thank you for helping to keep our community healthy and safe.