French River, Bear's Den Lodge is a world class fishing & hunting lodge conveniently located in the French River Delta, Northern Ontario. Where am I? A boat access resort or fly-in float plane only wilderness resort. Relax & paddle in the scenic unspoiled French River, Pickerel River, Wanapitae River, and Northeastern Georgian Bay. Celebrate Canada's 153rd year with Bear's Den Lodge offering an all inclusive "American Meal Plan" Packages and quality self-catered Housekeeping Cottage Plans to compliment your Fishing French River experience. Our Canadian Wilderness backcountry area includes angling for the BEST trophy walleye, northern pike, largemouth bass, smallmouth bass, crappies, salmon, catfish, and BIG muskies. Muskie fishing is our specialty and our area is yours to discover!
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French River Cottage accommodations are available for quality All-Inclusive or Self-Catered Housekeeping Cottage Plans!
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 May 14 – 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 34th season.
May 14 – June 19
June 20 – 27
June 29 – October 25 (Mixed availability please call or email for more details)
May 19 – June 10
June 13 – 20
June 27 – July 11
July 18 – September 18
September 20 – October 25 (Mixed availability please call or email for more details)
May 14 – June 13
June 29 – July 11
July 15 – October 25 (Mixed availability please call or email 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.
May 15 – 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 152nd Anniversary of Canada. The #1 Country recognized by Lonely Planet. French River forests are green, come see for yourself!
Plan your Spring Getaway Vacation for 2019 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 2019!
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 12th Annual French River Pow Wow July 6th & 7th! Events include dancing, food, crafts and vendors. Join in the family fun at the French River Interpretive Centre! The theme is “Where Animals Walk”.