• Family & Fishing Resort

    Family & Fishing Resort

    A friendly fishing and family orientated resort, located on Bowstring Lake, offering some of the finest Walleye fishing in Northern Minnesota.  In addition to the great fishing, enjoy the heated swimming pool, neatly groomed grounds, courteous hosts and other activities. Just 38 miles northwest of Grand Rapids, MN, you'll be in close proximity to great shopping, culture and golfing.
  • Cabin Rentals

    Cabin Rentals

    We have seven modern, clean and spacious cabins. All are furnished with everything except your own personal towels and dish towels. There is a playground, recreation room and heated pool all within close distance to each other. Read More
  • Campground


    Have a trailer or camper? We offer a rustic campground, limited to five units at a time. Enjoy the rustic, wooded campground Electricity and water hookups Indoor bath and shower area NEW camper bathrooms Some lake views Fire pits View Camping Rates Read More
  • Great Walleye Fishing

    Great Walleye Fishing

    Bowstring Lake has been noted for the great success fishermen experience on opening and second weekends of fishing. Excellent fishing continues throughout the summer. Other species of fish include the black slab crappie & jumbo perch which will also test your fishing skills. Bowstring is a NO Slot Limit lake for Walleye. Find out why Bowstring is one of Ron Schara's favorite Read More
  • Relaxation Abounds

    Relaxation Abounds

    When you're not fishing, there's plenty of fun for you and your family. Enjoy our heated swimming pool, recreation room with pool table and game machines, tether ball, badmitton, horseshoes, sand box and swings for children and plenty of local attractions, including the infamous Minnesota Lost 40. Read More
  • Courteous Hosts

    Courteous Hosts

    George and Jean Thom have owned and managed Georgene's Haven since 1967. Guests return every year largely because of the gracious and courteous customer service. George can often be found advising guests on fish cleaning, hottest fishing spots and current trends, local folklore or sharing a good cup of coffee. We always appreciate & look forward to new and returning customers.
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2021 Minnesota Fishing Opener - May 15-16

Open for the Season

Georgene's Haven is open for the season. However, camping is not available at this time. We will post changes as they occur.

Availability for Opening Weekends

We have one cabin open for opening weekend, May 15-16, and one cabin open on the second opening weekend, May 22-23.

Reduced Rental Rates - Celebrating 50 Years in Business

We're offering special reduced pricing on cabin rental from July 7 to September 9 to celebrate our 50 Years in Business. Check out these great rates!

Rent by the Month and Save

We're also offering cabin rental by the month for even greater savings. View our rental rates.

Special Discounts - September 13-30

fall specialThis fall we are offering significant discounts for weekly rentals. View our rental rates or contact us for more information.


to Georgene's Haven on beautiful Bowstring Lake, traditionally one of the finest lakes in northern Minnesota. This 9,000+ acre lake offers plenty of fishing pleasure and fantastic scenic beauty. Nestled in the heart of the Chippewa National Forest you will often see our Bald Eagles, bear and listen to the calls of the loons.

Bowstring Lake has earned a well-deserved reputation for being one of the best Walleye, Perch, Crappie and Northern Pike lakes in the vicinity.

We offer a friendly fishing and family orientated resort. Same owner for 47 years so we feel we offer you continuity and pledge to meet your personal needs. George is usually available to assist you with this.

Guest Comments

  • After more than 40 years of coming to Bowstring Lake, we can enthusiastically recommend Georgene's Haven. With excellent fishing, clean & comforatable lodging and hosts that feel like family, there's no other place we would rather spend our vacations.
    Steve Doerfler Farmington, MN
  • Our family has been coming to Georgene's for many years. The hospitality they show their guests is very welcoming. Their resort and cabins are always clean on arrival. A quiet place to relax by the lake and fishing on Bowstring Lake has always been great!
    Bill H Fairmont, MN
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