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Reviewed January 25, 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 full moon to boot. They even arranged evening music for us on Saturday night, excellent talent right in our lodge, wonderful to sit and enjoy a glass of wine and hear great music. The skiing is simply magical, its all classic trails thru beautiful pine forests. This is a place that will become a favorite the first time you go up there. Enjoy!!

Room Tip: Some cabins have water and bathrooms some do not. Be sure a check if you have a preference.
Stayed: January 2017, travelled with friends
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Andy F, Owner at National Forest Lodge, responded to this reviewResponded January 26, 2017

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

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Reviewed January 23, 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 second weekend this winter! See you soon!

Stayed: January 2017, travelled with friends
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Andy F, Owner at National Forest Lodge, responded to this reviewResponded January 25, 2017

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

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Reviewed January 19, 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 the forest.

Room Tip: using a fitted sheet on the bed under your sleeping bag makes it much nicer - less noisy, less slippery.
Stayed: January 2017, travelled with friends
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Andy F, Owner at National Forest Lodge, responded to this reviewResponded January 20, 2017

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

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Reviewed January 19, 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 water, kitchens and bathrooms, others do not. But the hot tub and sauna make up for having to use a communal bathrooms.

Stayed: January 2017, travelled with friends
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Andy F, Owner at National Forest Lodge, responded to this reviewResponded January 20, 2017

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

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Reviewed January 18, 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 the cities and they are usually full of snow. They have an outdoor hot tub where you can soak away the soreness of the day while gazing at the stars, and a wood burning sauna down by the lake for the crazies that like to polar plunge. One problem I've noticed though is that even though I'm burning twice as many calories as usual skiing like a madman I end up eating three times as much as normal because the food is so good! The owners are great and totally easy to work with. Do yourself a favor, get a large group together and treat yourself to skiing and relaxing in the north woods :-)

Stayed: January 2017, travelled with friends
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Andy F, Owner at National Forest Lodge, responded to this reviewResponded January 20, 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 a letdown. :( -Andy

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