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Ruttger's Family Fun Resort

Ruttger's Main Lodge EntranceMain Lodge rooms and suites, open mid-May through mid-September

The Main Lodge is the hub of all resort activity at Ruttger’s. As one resort guest put it, “Stepping into the Main Lodge is like stepping back into time.” Little has changed in 80+ years. The huge moose heads and 50″muskie have been keeping watch over their lobby for longer than most of us have been alive. The wicker furniture and huge stone fireplace are all original. Guests using their wireless laptops to check stock prices and the world news seem a little out of place. There is a lot of old mixed with new here. The Garden Court Grill Restaurant and the Pirate’s Cove Lounge are located in the lodge along with the summer office and store. If you are unsure about events and activities, ask our front desk staff. Or just relax in our lobby next to the fireplace with a good book and enjoy the view.

We have four different types of accommodations in the Main Lodge. Lakefront Rooms and Suites and Parkside Rooms and Suites. All rooms and suites are located on either the second floor or third floor. The rooms and suites are small by modern standards but quite comfortable.  The Main Lodge is not serviced by an elevator, but we will be happy to help you with your luggage.

Pets:  Pet are not allowed in the Main Lodge, Cedar Lodge, or any other indoor common areas.  Pets are allowed in the cottages and villas for an additional $20 per pet per night, with a maximum of two pets per unit.

Main Lodge Lakefront Rooms at Ruttger's Birchmont Lodge

2 person max.

The Main Lodge has eighteen lakefront rooms for one or two people. They vary in layout with a queen or king bed in each. All are air conditioned, have cable TV, full bathrooms and beautiful views over Lake Bemidji.

Main Lodge Lakefront Suites at Ruttger's Birchmont Lodge

Rates based on 4 people

The Main Lodge has five two-room lakefront suites for two, three, or four people. They vary in floor plans with some having a queen bed in one room and two twin beds in the other, and some having a queen bed in one room and a full bed in the other. All are air conditioned, have cable TV, a full bath, and like all Lakeside rooms, have a beautiful view of Lake Bemidji.

Parkside Rooms in the Main Lodge at Ruttgers Birchmont Lodge

Rates based on 1 and 2 people

We have four Parkside rooms available for one or two people. They vary in layout with either two full or one queen size bed. The parkside rooms are perfect for singles or couples on a budget.

Parkside Suites in the Main Lodge at Ruttgers Birchmont Lodge

Rates based on 4 people

We have three parkside suites.  They consist of two adjoining rooms with a queen bed in one room and 2 twin beds in the adjoining room.  All are air conditioned, and do not have a lake view.

All of Beltrami County’s public facilities are smoke free. Due to this county-wide ordinance all rooms, cottages, and villas are non-smoking accommodations.