Q. What House items do I need to bring?

A. Each cabin is comfortably furnished with newer appliances, microwaves, coffee makers & house wares.  We provide bed linens, blankets and comforters. Charcoal for grilling, coffee filters, paper towels, soaps, & towels are NOT provided, so please bring them from home.

Q. How Do I Check in?

A. After booking your stay at Big Timber, you'll receive an email with more instructions. Once you drive into Big Timber, you'll stop at the main office. We'll then escort you to your cabin, and help get you settled in!

Q. do you have boats for rent?

A. Yes! We have a variety of onsite activities for people of all ages to enjoy.  There are fishing boats and pontoons available to rent, water toys and a fabulous beach for relaxing.

Q. What exactly is a housekeeping cabin?

A. Housekeeping cabins are equipped with all the necessities you will need for a nice week’s vacation. There are sheets, blankets and comforters on the beds, toilet paper in the bathroom and a fully furnished kitchen with pots and pans, dishes, mixing bowls, utensils and all modern appliances. Each of our guests will need to bring towels, soap, paper towels, and all personal items. And, remember... this is Northern Minnesota... bring insect repellant. 

Q. Do I need to bring my crockpot, deep fryer or blender?

A. No. While every cabin has a coffeemaker, toaster and microwave, there isn’t enough room in each kitchen for these other larger items. But, we have them available for guests to borrow on a daily basis. Just come and check them out and you will have them to use when you need it.

Q. Is there WiFi at the resort?

A. Yes, there is WiFi throughout the resort, and every cabin has a flatscreen tv with Roku attached. 

Q. Are there any scheduled activities for children or families?

A. No, we’re pretty laid back. We want families to have the freedom to do what they want... it’s YOUR vacation. We will, of course, be available to answer any questions, make repairs or solve most problems you might run into.

Q. Do you sell fishing licenses or sell bait?

A. No, but you can get any fishing related supplies at Frontier Sports just 3 miles away in Marcell.

Q. Do you have a boat launch on the resort?

A. No, but the public launch is just a stone’s throw away. 

Q. Can I get gas for my boat at the resort?

A. Yes, we have 91 octane available and can bring it directly to the dock. 

Q. Where is the closest place where I can get groceries?

A. Frontier Sports has a small grocery store and Kocian’s grocery store in Bigfork is a full-service grocery store.

Q. Can I set off fireworks at the resort?

A. Sorry, but that would be a no. The resort insurance policy does not allow fireworks of any kind. 

Q. Can I bring my ATV to the resort?

A. Yes, there are hundreds of miles of trails for ATVs, just across the street in the Chippewa National Forest. But, for the safety of all guests, we require you to trailer your ATV when on resort property.

Q. Are there fish in this lake?

A. OH YES... lots of muskie, walleye, Northern Pike, largemouth and smallmouth bass, crappie and panfish. You can catch fish just off the dock if you want to give it a try. 

Q. Where can I rent a boat?

A. We rent fishing boats and pontoons right here at the resort.

Q. Can I bring my pet?

A. We are sorry, but for the comfort of all of our guests, and for the safety of the area wildlife, we do not allow pets of any kind at the resort. We allow hunting dogs during the fall hunting season, only if they remain in their kennels while on resort property.

Email us with any other questions!