Balsam Bay Resort & RV Park


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Matt & Alyssa Daugs, Chris & Amber Swoboda

Phone: 218-566-2346

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Email: balsambayresort*AT*


Location 6231 72nd St. NE Remer, MN 56672 Get Directions »

Mailing Address

P.O. Box 65 Remer, MN 56672


Big Sand Lake


  • Bait
  • Pontoon Rentals
  • Boat Motor Rentals
  • Cable/Satellite
  • Fire Ring
  • Game Room
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Pet-friendly
  • Recreation Hall
  • Wi-Fi Access
  • Winter Availability
Open in the winter

Accommodations Rates:





Park Model

$78 to $100/nightly


Hsk Cabins

$535 to $1405/weekly


Full Hookups



Water & Electric



No Hookups (tent)





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Discover the ultimate antidote to stress on a Minnesota family resort vacation! Just as nature intended, there is something for the whole family to enjoy at Balsam Bay, and the bountiful beauty and serenity of Northern Minnesota will have you returning again and again.

We offer two types of accommodations for the resort vacationer: Modern housekeeping lake cabins each tastefully decorated in a different theme, and our new RV Park campground equipped for any size recreational vehicle; whether it’s just for a short get-a-way or for your seasonal ‘home away from home’, our spacious wooded sites are sure to make you ‘Happy Campers’.

Looking for a good Minnesota fishing resort? Big Sand Lake is the place for Northern, Walleye, Crappie, Largemouth Bass, and Bluegill. Great family vacations start at Balsam Bay Resort. Swimming, Canoeing, Hiking, Biking, Horseback Riding, Bird watching, and ATV riding are just a few of the activities offered in this area; not to mention numerous gift shops, restaurants, golf courses, historical and recreational sites all within an easy drive from Balsam Bay Resort.

Our on-site facilities include a game room where you can play pool, video and board games, read a book or watch TV. There is horseshoes and other lawn games, children’s playgrounds, paddle boats, kayaks, canoe, and boat/motor & pontoon rentals. Our newest addition is a 16′ X 40′ heated swimming pool for you to enjoy from early June through Labor Day.

Visit us at or callĀ 218-566-2346 to plan your next up north vacation at Balsam Bay.

Campground Description

Balsam Bay Resort and RV Park offers full and limited hook-up sites to fit any size recreational camping unit. These spacious sites are located in the wooded area of the resort so there’s plenty of shade trees and buffer between your camping neighbors. Each transient site comes with a picnic table and fire ring. Modern Showerhouse and laundry facilities are located close to the outdoor pool! Guests enjoy free use of kayaks, paddleboats, canoe, and bicycles. Great fishing on Big Sand Lake.

Winter Related

Our large cabin #6 is open for your winter enjoyment. It offers 3 spacious bedrooms, 2 baths, dishwasher, satellite TV with VCR/DVD player. Close to Soo Line Trail for snowmobiling. Ice fishing fun on Big Sand Lake, or bring your cross country skis!

Family Related

Family fun at BBR! Whether you’re looking for a cozy Lake Cabin or want to camp in our wooded RV Park, there’s lots to do. Enjoy the Outdoor Heated Pool, Gameroom, Free use of Paddleboats, Kayaks, Bikes, outdoor & indoor games for young & old!

Fishing Related

Big Sand Lake is just under 800 acres and is one of the area’s best pan fish lake. Most noted for its Bluegills, but there is an abundance of Crappie, Northern, Perch, & Largemouth Bass. Nice Walleyes too! Fishing is the #1 activity at Balsam Bay.


Now taking reservations for the 2021 Resort Season!