Summer/Fall Adventure Guide

Listen to Cascade Creek by your cabin, enjoy some s'mores, share stories, and relax in nature at an authentic place that is anything but cookie cutter. Once you get your well deserved night's rest, head out for hiking, swimming, fishing, and exploring, always knowing that you have a perfect basecamp at Cascade Lodge.

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Experience the Best of the North Shore

Nestled on the iconic North Shore of Lake Superior, Cascade Lodge is your gateway to an unforgettable adventure. Whether you’re drawn by the rustic comfort of our historic lodge, the allure of Lutsen Mountains, or the charming ambiance of Grand Marais, we have something for everyone.

Hiking and Nature Trails

With Cascade River State Park surrounding the lodge on three sides, you’re just steps away from some of Minnesota’s most breathtaking trails. Explore miles of scenic hiking paths that meander through dense forests, alongside cascading rivers, and up to stunning overlooks of Lake Superior. Don’t miss the awe-inspiring Cascade Falls, a short hike from the lodge.

Water Adventures on Lake Superior

The expansive waters of Lake Superior offer a playground for thrill seeking water enthusiasts For those willing to brave the big lake, we suggest paddle boarding and kayaking. For common folks, fishing charters and the Hjordis Schooner sailboat experience are more approachable.

Biking and Mountain Biking

The North Shore’s diverse terrain makes it a premier destination for biking. Bring your mountain bike and hit the challenging trails that weave through the rugged landscape. For a more relaxed ride, enjoy the paved Gitchi-Gami State Trail that offers stunning lake views and connects you to nearby attractions.

Golfing at Superior National

Just a short drive from the lodge, the Superior National Golf Course in Lutsen provides an unparalleled golfing experience. Enjoy a round on this beautifully designed course that offers spectacular views of the Sawtooth Mountains and Lake Superior.

Fall Foliage Tours

Autumn transforms the North Shore into a vibrant canvas of reds, oranges, and yellows. Take a scenic drive along Highway 61, hike through colorful forests, or enjoy a leisurely bike ride to soak in the stunning fall foliage. The temperate weather and crisp air make it an ideal time for outdoor activities.

Lutsen Mountains Adventure Park

For a thrill, visit the Lutsen Mountains Adventure Park, where you can ride the alpine slide, challenge yourself on the ropes course, or take in the panoramic views from the gondola. The park offers fun for all ages, making it a perfect family outing.

Charming Grand Marais

A short drive from Cascade Lodge, the artsy town of Grand Marais beckons with its eclectic shops, galleries, and eateries. Stroll along the harbor, visit the North House Folk School, or simply enjoy a cup of coffee with a view of the lake. Grand Marais is a delightful blend of culture and natural beauty.

Plan Your Stay

Cascade Lodge is more than just a place to stay – it’s your basecamp for adventure and relaxation. Our cozy log cabins and lodge rooms offer modern amenities and rustic charm, providing the perfect retreat after a day of exploring. Enjoy a meal at the Cascade Restaurant & Pub, where you’ll find locally sourced ingredients and a welcoming atmosphere reminiscent of an Irish public house.

Whether you’re seeking thrilling outdoor activities, peaceful nature escapes, or a bit of both, Cascade Lodge on the North Shore of Lake Superior is the ultimate destination. Book your stay today and start your adventure!