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National Forest Lodge

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Breakfast included
Hot Tub
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Reviewed 25 January 2017

Went up for the first time this Jan 2017 and fell in love with this lodge. Meals were excellent and the after ski fun is the best too, outdoor hot tubs and sauna complete with a polar plunge option. This past weekend we had the...More

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Response from Andy F, Owner at National Forest LodgeResponded 26 January 2017

Glad your first NFL experience was a good one. Thanks so much for sharing your thought and praise. -Andy

Reviewed 23 January 2017 via mobile

As usual it was a cozy stay again at National Forest Lodge... with beautiful skiing, good food and friends. Can't be beat! This time we rented the White Pines cabin and it was ideal. Beautiful, clean, warm... loved every minute! We may try for a...More

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Response from Andy F, Owner at National Forest LodgeResponded 25 January 2017

Thanks HollyB! Appreciate your love for the NFL. See you again! - Andy

Reviewed 19 January 2017

Love the good, hot, meals & not cleaning up after eating. The classic XC ski trails are without parallel with the snow covered trees completely canopying the trail in some areas. I can stop at any point on the trails and be in awe of...More

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Response from Andy F, Owner at National Forest LodgeResponded 20 January 2017

Me too! Thanks for taking the time to share this review! -Andy

Reviewed 19 January 2017

Great location. Cross the lake and you are in the National Forest, a winter wonderland. Trails are well groomed for cross country skiing. The staff at NFL are wonderful, including great food. Been there 2 times and planning to go back. Some cabins have running...More

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Response from Andy F, Owner at National Forest LodgeResponded 20 January 2017

Thanks so much for your business and great review. See you again! - Andy

Reviewed 18 January 2017

My wife and I have been skiing at NFL with a large group for the last four years and it is our favorite trip of the year. The trails start right at the resort and are so beautiful. Huge trees like you never see in...More

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Response from Andy F, Owner at National Forest LodgeResponded 20 January 2017

That is quite a problem. I'll have to tell chef Augie to start making worse food and burning as much of it as possible. Thanks for the swell review and your many years of organizing the Rovers! Definitely makes all the weekends following kind of...More

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Certificate of Excellence
Amenities
Top amenities
Free Parking
Restaurant
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
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Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Free Parking
Breakfast included
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Hot Tub
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Price range
US$70 - US$269 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Kitchenette
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Price range
US$70 - US$269 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Kitchenette
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"If you want a kitchen, you’ll need to rent the big cabin."
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"Cabin 11 is located close enough to the bathroom house to be convenient, but not too close!"
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"Don't go if you want folded-towel art on your bed."
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"Rooms are rustic. Love it."
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