Bear's Den LODGE

French River, Bear’s Den Lodge is a world class fishing & hunting lodge conveniently located in the French River Delta, Northern Ontario Canada. A boat access or fly-in float plane Canadian wilderness resort. Relax & paddle in the scenic unspoiled French River Provincial Park, Pickerel River, Wahnapitae River, and Northeastern Georgian Bay. Celebrate 99 years with Bear’s Den Lodge offering an all inclusive “American Meal Plan” Packages and quality self-catered Housekeeping Cottage Plans. We service Sudbury, Parry Sound, Guelph, London, Muskoka, Toronto, Mississauga, Killarney and United States. Compliment your Fishing French River experience in a place where solitude awaits. Our Canadian Wilderness 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 Ontario Park is yours to discover!



What are you doing for Spring Walleye 2023 opener? Give our fishing camp a call! Book your premier Vacation Holiday at Bear's Den Lodge for 2023, don't miss out!

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The French River Delta, Georgian Bay area provides one of the highest quality adventure wilderness outdoor experiences in all of Ontario, Canada. Ontario fishing.


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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 2023! Call now to reserve your French River Cottage! Holiday Gift Ideas are available. Create a gift for memories of a lifetime!

Two, 3 bedroom cottages available for June – October 23, 2023 with your choice of
All-Inclusive American Plan & Housekeeping.

Don’t let your summer holidays get away! More dates starting with American Plan Accommodations available for June – October 23, 2023, 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 39th season.

French River Availability – BOOK NOW:

One-Bedroom Cottage Dates:

  • August 8 – 14, 2023
  • August 9 – 13
  • August 20 – 23
  • September 17 – 29
  • September 16 – 25
  • September 30 – October 7
  • October 1 – 23 (Mixed availability please call or email for more details)

Two-Bedroom Cottage Dates:

  • September 1 – 7
  • September 10 – 28
  • October 1 – October 5
  • October 8 – October 23 (French River fishing cabin dates available please call or email for more details)

Three-Bedroom Cottage Dates:

  • August 4 – August 25
  • August 28 – September 30
  • October 1 – October 23 (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.

Main Lodge Dates: 

  • August 12 – October 23, 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 over 200 years in 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 2023 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

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!*

Summit, North of Toronto, Great Canadian Wilderness, Bear's Den Lodge French River Cottages

French River Cottage, Ontario

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Don’t miss out on local French River Provincial Culture and First Nations Heritage at the Annual French River Pow Wow! Dates to be announced. Events include dancing, food, crafts and vendors. Join in the family fun at the French River Interpretive Centre! The theme is “Where Animals Walk”.

July 2023 Annual French River Pow Wow & Gathering
Located on the Southwest side of the French River Bridge Hwy 69

During the Licence-Free Fishing days all limits are considered Conservation for Ontario & Canadian Residents. Read more here.

Father’s Day Weekend  (June 17-18, 2023)

July 1 – 9, 2023 fish free without a licence in the French River Provincial Park

For more info visit Ontario Tourism’s