McArdle'sMcArdle's Resort

Craig & Paige Brown
1014 W. Winnie Rd NW
Bena, MN 56626



McArdle's Resort is the Premier Lake Winnibigoshish resort for fishermen and their families

Reservation Information

We are pleased that you are considering McArdle's Resort on Lake Winnibigoshish for your next stay in northern Minnesota!  Because our availability changes frequently we do not post it online.  Instead, we encourage you to call our toll-free reservations line at 1-800-535-2398 for availability.  Or, if you prefer, you may complete our online Availability Form

After confirming a reservation with us, we ask that you mail our Reservation Form along with your deposit to: McArdle's Resort, 1014 W. Winnie Road NW, Bena, MN 56626.  If you have already paid your deposit via credit card over the phone, please do not put your credit card number on the Reservation Form but we ask that you do complete, sign and mail it to us.

McArdle's Resort Policies

Deposits Are Required to Hold Reservations

All Rates Subject To Change

You Are Financially Responsible for Dates Reserved

Check - In:  after 3:00 p.m.
 Check-Out:  by 9:00 a.m.
No Exceptions

  • Deposits are required within 2 weeks of the date the reservation was made and may be paid with cash, personal check or credit card.  Deposits are non-refundable unless we are able to re-rent your unit for the time period you cancelled.  All Cabins require a $250 deposit.  Campsites and sleeping rooms require a $50 deposit per unit.

  • You are responsible for the full amount of charges associated with your stay.  No credit will be give for late arrivals or early departures.

  • All rental rates subject to a 6.785% state sales tax.  Rates subject to change.

  • Dock slip charges apply to all rental units.

  • Boat launch rates apply to all boats.

  • Watercraft – we are not financially responsible for damage, theft, or loss while on the resort property.

  • Extra person charges apply to any guests above the number of people included in the base rate.  Cabin extra person charge is $45/day/person or $160/week/person.  Campground extra person charge is $10/day/person.  Children under age 10 stay FREE.  For the safety and comfort of our guests we adhere to the maximum occupancies listed for each cabin.

  • Visitors must be registered at the Lodge office and visitor fees apply.

  • Smoking is prohibited in Cabins 2, 3, 4, 5 ,6 ,7, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 17, 18, 19

  • Pets Policy - Pets are allowed in designated cabins and the campground only.  Pets must be leashed at all times and never left unattended.  Pet owner must clean up after their pet and are responsible for all pet actions.  Pet charge is $9/day/pet or $60/week/pet.  Pets prohibited in Cabins 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 22. No Pets allowed in the winter season.

  • Campfires are strictly prohibited in all areas of our property.

  • No tents are allowed anywhere on our property.

  • American Plan Summer Guests Only

  • No firearms allowed.

  • No fireworks allowed.

  • Quiet Hours are strictly enforced: 10:30 p.m. to 7:00 a.m.

Questions or emergencies see the Lodge office or call our resort phone at


For Reservations Call 1-800-535-2398

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