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Rainbow Resort

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36571 County Hwy 35
Waubun, MN 56589

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Northwest > Mississippi Headwater Lakes > Waubun


We are a year round Family Vacation Resort with more than 500 acres of land and one mile of shoreline bordering two lakes and a scenic river. The resort grounds are spacious and child friendly. We offer great personal service and a large variety of activities. Rainbow Resort specializes in great year around getaways, whether it is a small group, family reunions, business/group retreats or camp. There are 13 lakeside Cabins and Vacation Homes, all include lakefront decks. AIR CONDITIONING now in cabins 6a & 6b and 8a & 8b. The 3 & 4 bedroom vacation homes have two baths, dishwashers & gas fireplaces. All have great views of the lake. Three are wheelchair accessible; these Vacation Lake Homes include roll-in showers and wheelchair accessibility to the lake. Our large group complexes can sleep up to 24 persons. We have a Lodge with snacks and a short order grill or a meal package can be arranged. Wi-Fi is available in the lodge and also in the recreation room. Added resort amenities are a campground, sauna, showers, guest laundry, playground, disc golf, hiking & biking trails. We have more than 23K of on-site groomed resort owned XC Ski trails. Groomed for both classic and skate skiing. Winter rental equipment available. Itasca State Park, Mississippi Headwaters is just 1/2 hr. drive. The resort is located right on a network of hundreds of miles of groomed snowmobile trails in a heavily forested area. Rental equipment available in the summer include boats, motors & pontoon. Free use of kayaks, canoes and paddleboats. we offer organized childrens activities Mon-Thur. The clear springfed lake is located on Little Bemidji Lake connecting to Elbow Lake,with excellent fishing. Fish species include walleye,crappies, sunfish,large mouth bass, perch & northern pike The Lake is also great for swimming & all water related sports. Located on the western slopes of the Laurentian Divide in forested area just 20 m. from the Headwaters of the Mississippi River at Itasca State Park and on the north boundary of Tamarac National Wildlife Refuge. Detroit Lakes, Park Rapids and Shooting Star Casino are just a 3/4 hour drive.


Additional Details:
Located on a Lake or River
Little Bemidji
On-Site Facilities & Services
Located on a Lake or River
High Speed Internet Available
Children's Programs (scheduled, supervised)
Exercise Room
Grocery/Supply Store
Laundry Facilities
On-Site Recreation
Swimming Beach
Fishing Boats Available
Canoes or Kayaks Available
Hiking Trail
Bike Trail
Lake/River Access (Boat Ramp)
Dock Space/Slips/Mooring Buoys
Fishing Boat Motors Available
Fishing Guides Available
Pontoon Boat(s) Available
Ice Fishing Houses
Cross Country Ski Trail (groomed)
Cross Country Ski Rental
Snowmobile Trail (groomed)
Snowshoes Available
Indoor Lodging Amenities
Accessible to disabled
Open in Fall
Open in Winter
Fireplace in Room(s)
Discount Packages Mid-Week
Secluded Individual Cabin(s) or Unit(s)
Accommodations Policies
Open to the general public, no membership required
Accommodations for tour groups of 40 or more
Unit(s) that accommodate groups of 10+ people
Resort Plans
American Plan (3 meals)
American Modified (2 meals)
Lodging Capacity
Number of cabins: 13
Number of cabins available in winter: 13
TOTAL number of indoor lodging units: 13
TOTAL indoor lodging units available in winter: 13
Length of Stay
Daily Rental Available
Weekend Rental Available
Weekly Rental Available
Split Weeks Available
Daily site rental
Campground Features
Open in fall
Camping Accessible to disabled
Flush toilets in campground
Group camp facilities
Hot showers in campground
Lodge/central building
Secluded campsites
Number/Type of Campsites
TOTAL number of campsites: 8
TOTAL number of campsites available in winter: 8


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