Crow Wing Crest Lodge


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Kim & Big John Bowen

Phone: 218 652-3111

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Location 31159 County 23 Akeley, MN 56433 Get Directions »


Eleventh Crow Wing


  • Air Conditioning
  • Bait
  • Beach
  • Pontoon Rentals
  • Boat Motor Rentals
  • Childrens Activities
  • Fire Ring
  • Fishing Guide
  • Game Room
  • In-Room Jacuzzi
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Recreation Hall
  • Restaurant
  • Reunion
  • Water Toys
  • Wi-Fi Access

Accommodations Rates:






$45 night, includes hook-ups, dock space, access


Sleeping Cottage

$86 night, 2 people, queen bed


two bdrm CABINS

$957+ week, 4-6 people


three bdrm CABINS

$1197+ week, 6-12 people


Reunion CABIN #7

$2625+ week, up to 17 people


Retreat CABIN #19

$2783 week, 8-17 people, jacuzzi, fireplace

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StaySafe Initiative – Covid-19 updated procedures in place

Relax on our 200′ big, sandy beach in one of our 19 cabins or four campsites.  Our niche?  Holistic spa services on-site along with traditional family fun and fishin’.  (Green cleaning.)   LODGE: Built in 1898 right on the shoreline, and seating up to 50, our lodge is the heart of our resort.

– Lakeside Sauna
– Free WI-FI
– Snack bar
– Game rooms (arcade, pool table, jukebox, mini-Ferris Wheel)
– Laundry
– Scheduled activities in summer: (resumption of activities for 2021 – painting on the lawn, kids crafts, scavenger hunt, singalong, BINGO, sandcastle contest, Norwegian volleyball, hillbilly golf, etc.)

RESORT AMENITIES: Big BEACH, playhouse w/ slides/swings/climbing wall, mini-carousel, horseshoe pits, volleyball, basketball, on-site hiking trails, boat rentals (including pontoons) and complimentary play boats (canoes, kayaks, paddle boats, stand-up surfboards, fun bug).

Surrounded by forest, it’s a peaceful lake with the serenity of nature, but 2 miles to the little town of Akeley. (16 miles to Park Rapids, 8 to Walker.)

On-site spa services:

– Drum circles
– Massage
– Reflexology
– Aromatherapy class
– Ionic Detox Foot Bath
– Ear Candling
– Spring Healer’s Retreat (1st weekend in June) (
– Fall Relaxation Retreat (4th weekend in Sept.)

CABINS: We have 19 cabins and 4 campsites. The average cost per person in prime-time summer is $37 night (based on weekly rates).

We have a mix of traditionally rustic cabins (guaranteed clean) and new luxury cabins with fireplaces, whirlpool jet bathtubs, dishwashers, A/C, etc.

We are a very earth-friendly, GREEN resort – if you are chemically sensitive – check us out! (See “Our Green Habits” on our colorful website today!)

Give us a ‘ringy or zip us an e-mail anytime with questions or comments. 🙂 –Kim & Big John

P.S. If you are looking for a resort for heavy drinking and all night partying, do not choose us. Quiet time after 11:00 p.m. Sorry, no pets, no jet skis, no fireworks or guns allowed.

Family Related

Join the CWC community: Daily scheduled kid-friendly activities, with on-site spa stuff for Mom & fishin’ for Dad. Check out our Specials & Deals:  The fun never ends at CWC . . .

Fishing Related

Elusive yet trophy walleye, excellent northern pike (our resort hosts the only pike rearing pond in county), pretty darn good large mouth bass. Group rates spring/fall $55/night/person for 5+ peeps, 2 night min. (Award-winning Tianna Golf Course 8 miles.)


SUMMER Last minute specials – just ask.  Less than a week stays possible.  If cabin booked 5 nights, get 6th night FREE.   See cabin availability calendar.


May & after Labor Day only:

Couples: $129/night-2 nights, any cabin available (ex.#9, #10 and #19) On-site reflexology, massage, aromatherapy, lakeside sauna.

Groups! $55 flat rate night/person for 5+ peeps. Spread out into as many neighboring cabins as needed.