Call: (888) 654-2541

Northome, MN 56661-1838

Bring your Family Fishing Vacation to a new level Here


October Ridge Resort

Give Your Family a Vacation

and get away from it All at October Ridge

Take your family to the heart of the Chippewa National Forest. October Ridge Resort located just South of  Northome, Minnesota, and is sure to be your family vacation like no other. Offering something for everyone, we assure you that no family member will be left out. Island Lake offers excellent Walleye, Northern, Jumbo Perch, Smallmouth bass, Largemouth bass, Crappies,and Bluegills also here for the fisherman.  Also if your here to fish and need to work or have school work we now have free Wireless internet access, Satelite TV, and  for a small fee Air conditioning available in most units. 
October Ridge Resort is a BBB Accredited Resort in Northome, MN
Current Openings

Winter Openings

We have Cabins 3,4, and 5 available All Winter with a  2 day notice needed and a 2 night minimum



Fishing note! 

Actually it is still pretty good fishing although it does change to Jumbo Perch, Smallmouth Bass being the most active we do actually catch up to Crappies, Bluegills and Walleyes too.

Don't be decieved by July and August, they just change how you fish and we can help you be successful in fishing during the best swimming months!




Opening of Walleye May 12-May 25

Call for availability we will work with you on dates with a 2 nt min.

May 26-June 2nd

Cabins 2,5,7

June 2 - 9th

Cabins 6,7

June 16-23

Cabin 2

June 23 - 30th

Cabins 1,2,3,4,5,6,7

Mobile Home

June 30 and after 

Call for availablility we will work with you on what days/dates work best. It is best if we can Arrive and/or Depart on Saturdays during  the Summer as it otherwise affects 2 weeks. 

Location Is Key

We are located all alone on 40 acres on the South Shores of beautiful 3088 acre Island lake. We are bordered on both sides by miles of Chippewa National Forest which includes Minnesota's own Lost 40 acres of virgin timber just a few miles away.  It is our Goal to ensure you have a relaxing and quiet family vacation so sorry jet skis are not allowed. Besides fishing, hunting, hiking, boating, and many other nature related activities being right out your door here are a few other things nearby.

Just Minutes Away From:


Activities for Everyone

You are sure to find something for the entire family without leaving the resort. Here are some recreational options just to name a few:


* Basketball
* Volleyball 
* Sand Swimming Beach
* Childrens Play Area

* Corn Hole
* Fire Pit
* Game room

* FunBugs 
* Paddle Boats 
* Pontoon



Email us today to make a reservation for your relaxing family vacation.

October Ridge Resort in the Chippewa National Forest on the South shores of Island Lake in Northome, MN
October Ridge Resort on the South Shore (bottom) of Island Lake in Northome, MN
October Ridge Resort, Northome Mn