French River, Bear's Den Lodge is a world class fishing & hunting lodge conveniently located in the French River Delta, Northern Ontario. A boat access resort or fly-in float plane only wilderness resort. Relax & paddle in the scenic unspoiled French River, Pickerel River, Wahnapitae River, and Northeastern Georgian Bay. Celebrate 100th year of the Municipality of Killarney with Bear's Den Lodge offering an all inclusive "American Meal Plan" Packages and quality self-catered Housekeeping Cottage Plans.
Compliment your Fishing French River experience in a place where solitude awaits. Our Canadian Wilderness backcountry area includes angling for the best trophy walleye, northern pike, largemouth bass, smallmouth bass, crappies, salmon, catfish, and BIG muskies. Musky fishing is our specialty and our area is yours to discover!
What are you doing for Spring Walleye 2020 opener? Give our fishing camp a call! Book your premier Vacation Holiday at Bear's Den Lodge for 2020, don't miss out!SEE PACKAGES
For those asking, we will open when permitted by Public Health Ontario and Ontario Parks. Bear's Den Lodge will be updating facilities and adding hand sanitizing stations. Health & Safety
We are not open yet but the Covid-19 situation seems to be improving. "Private parks, marinas, golf courses, and animal boarding facilities can reopen on Saturday [May 16, 2020]." - Doug FordYahoo
The Value of Experience of Fishing Have you watched the excitement in a child’s eyes when you share the experience of fishing? They are overjoyed with the opportunity to learn how to f
French River Cottage accommodations are available as permitted for quality All-Inclusive or Self-Catered Housekeeping Cottage Plans in a fishing place near you!
Limited space available DON’T miss out on your Summer trip! 1-3 bedroom cottages AVAILABLE NOW for 2020! Call now to reserve your French River Cottage! Holiday Gift Ideas are available. Create a gift for memories of a lifetime!
Don’t let your summer holidays get away! More dates starting with American Plan Accommodations available for June 1 – October 22, 2020, check out our plans.
Rooms available currently in the Main Lodge with executive chef prepared meals and your own private waterfront views.
One-Bedroom cottage for couple’s available with meals or cook your own romantic meals. Two and Three-Bedroom Cottages available for family and friend groups or Experience Fishing of 6 – 8 people for our 35th season.
June 1 – 8
June 11 – 21
July 5 – July 10
July 18 – August 1
August 14 – September 2
September 9 – 11
September 14 – 18
September 20 – October 25 (Other fishing cabin dates available please call or email for more details)
June 1 – June 21
June 27 – July 11
July 4 – August 14
August 12 – September 9
September 1 – September 11
September 13 – 18
September 20 – October 25 (Check holiday availability please contact us for more details)
Are you looking for last minute accommodations? For those who need, the Main Lodge is always a great choice to meet those needs.
June – September 18
September 20 – October 25, call for more info.
A die-hard? Looking for big game fishing or a tranquil getaway? Give us a call!
French River Cottages are available for All Inclusive Meal or Housekeeping plans while French River Fishing in Northeastern Ontario!
Make your memories, have family fun, and a great get away! FRENCH RIVER BOAT RENTALS AVAILABLE for backcountry camping in the French River Provincial Park!
Book your holiday experience in the French River Delta, celebrate the 100th year of Municipality of Killarney and 150+ years of Canada. The #1 Country recognized by Lonely Planet. French River forests are green, come see for yourself!
Plan your Spring Getaway Vacation for 2020 to take a break from the city and go with the flow for the “best bet” in nature experiences! Tailor your corporate retreat to meet your company’s needs for fall fishing on the French River 2020!
Team building, leadership skills or your corporate getaway awaits!
*Other Dates are Available for end of season this October at a French River lodge and resort. Just CALL NOW!*
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Don’t miss out on local French River Provincial Culture and First Nations Heritage at the 14th Annual French River Pow Wow July 3rd & 4th! Events include dancing, food, crafts and vendors. Join in the family fun at the French River Interpretive Centre! The theme is “Where Animals Walk”.