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
  • Wifi is available at the main 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 our 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:

  • All containers, bags, and totes are to be less than 70 pounds for safety purposes
  • Plastic bags and cans are preferred
  • Consider the amount of gear you bring, all cottages are equipped with cooking utensils, pots & pans, plates, glasses, mugs, and flatware

Your hosts, Art & Brenda Barefoot

Bear's Den Lodge

2870J Hartley Bay Rd.
Alban, Ont. P0M 1A0
Tel: (705) 857-2757

Winter Address:

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

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