State Parks

Cass Lake is located in the heart of the Chippewa National Forest. National forests are a part of our pastime and provide countless opportunities to explore untouched beauty in its truest form. Besides the Chippewa National Forest, there are more state parks within 40 minutes, and all of them have something different to offer.

Chippewa National Forest

Chippewa National Forest is just minutes from Cass Lake Lodge. It has plenty of hiking and biking trails to keep everyone occupied!

Itasca State Park

Itasca State Park is Minnesota's oldest state park and is the headwaters of the Mississippi. This park is located just 40 miles from Cass Lake Lodge. There you can enjoy hiking, biking, and bike rentals while enjoying a piece of history!

Bemidji State Park

Bemidji State Park is located just 30 minutes from Cass Lake Lodge. It has hiking and biking for all outdoor enthusiasts.