We welcome you and your family to Whitewood Resort. Our main interest is the comfort and happiness of our guests. We are located 120 miles north of the Twin Cities on highway 169 to Aitkin County Road 28, 2 miles east. The trip to Whitewood includes 20 miles of scenic highway along Mille Lacs Lake.

You will find friendly hospitality and fun for all the family at Whitewood Resort. We are located on the south side of Spirit Lake, 11 miles north of Garrison, and 7 miles south of Aitkin. We are in a wooded location with lots of birch and giant pines. We are away from traffic, and you will find great places for quiet relaxation.

Spirit Lake

Spirit Lake is crystal clean and spring fed, and stays clear and clean all year aound. We have an excellent marked swimming beach, with a gradual depth and a sandy bottom. Dock space is available for each cabin for one boat. A fishing boat is available with cabin rental at no additional cost, and we have fishing motors for rent. Lake front fully modern cabins (great views of Spirit Lake!) include: baths with showers, bedding, fully equiped kitchens including microwave ovens, coffee pots, dishes, pots and pans. Please bring your own bath and dish towels. WE DO NOT ALLOW PETS.

Great Fishing!

Spirit Lake is part of the Ripple River Chain, with abundant protection from high winds and rough water. Large mouth bass fishing is at it's best in June, but continues into late August. Spirit Lake is a top fishing lake for all varieties of pan and game fish including northern pike and walleyes. Whitewood Resort opens for the fishing opener and closes September 30. We have boats and motors, including a pontoon, for rental. Our guests have use of swimming beach, horseshoe court, volleyball court, Hydro-Bikes, kayaks and swingsets all at no additional cost.

There are many lakes in our area for those who like to explore other waters. Most lakes have a public access so you can launch your boat. We are located on The Ripple River Chain of lakes so if you care to take a canoe trip to other lakes, you can use Whitewood Resort as a starting base. Be sure to check our "Cabins" page for rates and availability. Specific dates are now posted. We can be reached during the winter months by voice mail or by email. Please use the following email address for a quick reply... info@whitewoodresort.com.


It's cold outside, but summer memories are warm and wonderful! The snow is gently falling and we are thinking about the holidays and family time. The lake has been frozen over for about a week, but with cold days and nights, the ice is getting thicker every day. Soon there will be ice fishing houses dotting the lakes.

Updated bookings are currently available for 2017.
What do you get for a family that has everything? Time together for a vacation at the lake! Check out the "Cabins" page and let us know if we can help you plan your next family vacation, fishing trip or lake-side "get-a-way". With our trees for shade and a nice breeze from the lake, this is a great place to be when the weather gets warm! Our lake is spring fed, clear and clean- come enjoy a cool swim at the lake.

Book now for 2017. Whether you are looking for a spot to fish for opening weekend, a girls weekend retreat, some scrapbooking or just relaxing, we would love to see you! We have wonderful bird watching with the loons, eagles and songbirds, and the wild flowers in May and June are delightful. Bring your camera! The sunsets are spectacular too!

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