JOIN THE RUTTGER'S BEMIDJI EXPERIENCE

Complete with lakeside dining and a bar, hotel, and lodging. Now open year-round!

ACTIVITIES & DINING

We offer a variety of dining opportunities and fun activities

LAKESIDE DINING

Located just five miles North of downtown Bemidji, Ruttger's scenic Lakeside Dining offers a wide array of locally sourced foods. Our daily menu boasts a wide assortment of traditional pastas, tantalizing burgers, sandwiches, and garden-fresh salads. Served after 4 PM, our dinner entrees feature freshly prepared steaks and seafood – Including Red Lake Walleye and local wild rice! At Ruttger’s Birchmont Lodge, we truly have something for everyone. Gluten-Free accommodations available. Kid’s Menus available upon request. Full drink menu offered in the dining room. NOW OPEN YEAR ROUND! Serving both resort and non-resort guests alike. Advance reservations are currently required due to COVID-19. To make a reservation please call: 218-444-3463.

THE COVE

The Cove Lounge is a great place to relax and enjoy yourself. Our custom built wooden bar offers an inviting, comfortable, and fun atmosphere, while tables allow for sit-down style dinners or drinks. Our experienced bartenders can suit all tastes; Seasonal cocktail menus featuring balanced drinks made with love and house-made syrups are available year-round. With 7 rotating beer taps, an extensive wine list, and a private cellar, if you're into wine or beer, we've got you covered there, too. The Cove is now OPEN YEAR ROUND! Open to resort and non-resort guests. Our full restaurant menu is available from 11:30 AM -9:00 PM daily. After 9:00 PM, we serve our late night menu...good pizza. Come on in and enjoy a beverage at the bar, play a game of pool or Pac-Man, or take it to go and cozy up by the fire!

RENTAL BOATS & EQUIPMENT

As one of the largest boat rental fleets in the Bemidji area, our resort marina has something for anyone looking to get out on the water. Our fleet contains three pontoon boats in two sizes, two ski-boats perfect for water-skiing or tubing, wave runners, a fishing boat, canoes, kayaks, and paddleboards.

  • 20' Glastron Ski Boat
  • 22' Glastron Wakeboard Boat
  • 20′ and 22′ Pontoon Boats
  • 18′ Alumacraft Navigator
  • Wave Runners
  • Stand Up Paddle Boards
  • Canoes & Basic Kayaks

AMENITIES & ACTIVITIES

  • Children (K-12) Activities
  • Free Grab' N' Go Breakfast
  • Fishing
  • Canoeing & Kayaking
  • Winter Activities
  • Golf
  • Miss Birchmont Pageant
  • Indoor Pool & Gym
  • Boating & Marina

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