Best Tips, Tricks & What to Pack

  • Warm clothing (nights are cool)
  • Two piece rain suit
  • Extra pair of shoes or boots
  • Flashlight
  • Personal toiletries
  • Food – for self-catered housekeeping cottage
  • Wi-Fi at lodge - bring your own computer, tablet, or smartphone; as courtesy to all our guests, please do not stream videos 
  • Camera
  • Sharp knife
  • Small portable cooler
  • Swim suit & sun screen
  • Fishing gear, rod & tackle.
  • Personal & kitchen towels
  • Mosquito coils & repellant with DEET or Permethrin is helpful.
  • Passport must be valid to reenter United States or other countries. See Direction page for more info for U.S. passport requirements.
  • Boater's License for Canadian residents
  • For hunters:
    • Hunting gear
    • A current or previous hunting license from your state or province for nonresidents

All guests are reminded to limit the amount of gear and weight of travel items for transport to Bear's Den Lodge. Please limit:

  • Boxes to a 70 pound weight limit max. per box for safety purposes
  • Cans are preferred
  • Consider the amount of gear you bring, all cottages are equipped

Your hosts, Art & Brenda Barefoot

Bear's Den Lodge

Hartley Bay, R.R. 2, Site 3, Box 10
Alban, Ont. P0M 1A0
Tel: (705) 857-2757

Winter Address:

124 Shagbark Rd.
Alum Bank, PA 15521
Tel: (814) 839-2443

Connect with us