Our Location

We are located 18 miles from the nearest town of Vermilion Bay and 3 miles off Route 647 (black top road).

From Chicago, the approximate 800-mile trip by car takes about 13 hours.

From Milwaukee the approximate 700-mile trip by car takes about 11 hours.

Canyon Lake

Driving Directions

Driving north on Route 53, cross the Canadian border at Fort Francis/International falls and proceed to Route 11.

  • Turn right (east) on Route 11 and travel approx. 20 miles to Route 502.
  • Turn left (north) on Route 502 and follow it all the way to Dryden, Ontario. (Dryden is 118 miles or about 2 ½ hours) north of International Falls.
  • On the north side of Dryden, turn left (West) onto Route 17 – also known as The Trans-Canada Highway.
  • Follow Route 17 West about 30 miles to the town of Vermilion Bay.
  • From Vermilion Bay, turn onto Route 647 – also known as Blue Lake Road – and follow it to Canyon Lake (approximately 18 miles).
  • Then follow the signs to Canyon Lake Lodge, your wilderness paradise!