Camp Bliss is a Unique Retreat and Vacation Destination

Camp Bliss, year-round wheelchair accessible retreat and vacation destination nestled on 48-acres of stately pines and hardwood forest on Long Lake, Lake 3 and Lake 4 in northern Minnesota is available for private rentals, weekend getaways, special occasions, vacations, conferences, holidays and weddings. Lodging options, accessible for all abilities, offer year-round accommodations. Private rentals support low or no cost specialty retreats and getaways for Veterans and people with disabilities.

Nature beckons and adventures await at Camp Bliss! Celebrate with family and friends while canoeing, paddle boarding, fishing, snowshoeing, kayaking, boating, biking, and hiking. Enjoy local wine paired with stunning sunset views for a lifetime of special memories.

Come up North and find your BLISS!

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Lodge

Rustic Lodge sleeps 23 people; private bedrooms, spacious lofts, comfortable sleeper sofas and large bunkroom. Amazing lodge includes bathrooms with accessible roll-in showers.

Bliss House

Bliss House

Exquisite Bliss House sleeps 18 people; bedrooms and sleeper sofas. Includes double sink master on-suite with Jacuzzi bathtub.

Cabin

Cabin

Lakeside cabin sleeps 4 people; bedroom, loft and sleeper sofas. Huge deck overlooks Lake Three.

Glamping Cabins

Each Glamping Cabin is a dream of a tiny cabin. There is a queen sofa sleeper with loft for storage with new luxury outdoor bathroom newly completed with a tiled shower and kitchen just 100 feet away!

Camp Bliss is an incredible retreat and vacation destination in Walker, Minnesota.

Nestled on 48 acres of stately pines between three scenic lakes.

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Camp Bliss Hiking

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Fishing

Camp Bliss Nearby Attractions

Nearby Attractions

Upcoming Events

  • Wed
    11
    Jan
    2023
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    13
    Jan
    2023
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    Guided Veterans Ice Fishing Tournament

    January 11-13, 2023

     

    Join us for a weekend Getaway of fun, fishing and camaraderie! It’s our 2nd Annual Guided Ice Fishing Tournament on Leech Lake, Minnesota’s third largest lake in Walker, MN.  This event, weather permitting, will take place on Thursday, January 12th, from 8:00-5:00 pm. 

    This is a guided fishing tournament on Leech Lake.  We will provide fish houses, bait and all meals!  All participants must be a Veteran and registered through Camp Bliss.  First time Veterans will be considered first.  There are 21 available spots for veterans that are first-come-first-serve, we will have a waiting list.  We have limited fishing supplies, so please bring your favorite fishing rod or tip-up pole, if you don’t have one we will supply one.

    $500 in prize money will be awarded!  Wednesday night check-in, Thursday fishing, awards and bonfire and Friday breakfast in our beautiful Lodge setting on three lakes!

    Cost is $75.00 per person for the weekend and includes lodging and meals.

    We need to receive your registration & payment by Wednesday, December 7, 2022.  

     

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  • Fri
    13
    Jan
    2023
    Sun
    15
    Jan
    2023
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    Guided Veterans Ice Fishing Tournament

    January 13-15, 2023

    Join us for a weekend Getaway of fun, fishing and camaraderie! It’s our 2nd Annual Guided Ice Fishing Tournament on Leech Lake, Minnesota’s third largest lake in Walker, MN.  This event, weather permitting, will take place on Saturday, January 14th, from 8:00-5:00 pm. 

    This is a guided fishing tournament on Leech Lake.  We will provide fish houses, bait and all meals!    All participants must be a Veteran and registered through Camp Bliss.  First time Veterans will be considered first.  There are 21 available spots for veterans that are first-come-first-serve, we will have a waiting list.  We have limited fishing supplies, so please bring your favorite fishing rod or tip-up pole, if you don’t have one we will supply one.

    $500 in prize money will be awarded!  Friday night check-in, Saturday fishing, awards and bonfire and Sunday breakfast in our beautiful Lodge setting on three lakes!                                     

    Cost is $75.00 per person and includes lodging and all meals.

    We need to receive your registration & payment by Friday, December 9, 2022.  

     

     

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  • Fri
    20
    Jan
    2023
    Sun
    22
    Jan
    2023
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    January 20-22, 2023

     


    We are excited to have you join us for a weekend of fishing and rejuvenation in our beautiful up north setting!  This retreat welcomes anyone with any type of disability.       

    The total cost for the weekend is $75, if you bring your own the PCA, there’s an additional charge of $50, and the PCA will need to register separately for this retreat.

    This retreat includes: lodging, all meals, beverages and fishing supplies.

    What to bring: weather appropriate clothing, medications, blanket, pillow, towels, personal water bottle and anything else you will need for the weekend.  This event is weather permitting, in order to fish you must have your fishing license.

    If you are currently a consumer of Independent Lifestyles, transportation to and from Camp Bliss is offered from our Sauk Rapids location for an additional charge of $20.  Otherwise you are responsible for your own transportation.

    Cost is $75.00 per person for the weekend and includes lodging and meals.

    We need to receive your registration by Friday, December 16, 2022.  Limit of 10 people.

     

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  • Fri
    03
    Feb
    2023
    Sun
    05
    Feb
    2023
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    February 3-5, 2023

     

    Marines will be welcomed into the serene and supportive setting of Camp Bliss! We are excited to have you join us for a weekend of fishing (weather permitting) and camaraderie in our beautiful up north setting on three lakes! We will take time to relax and enjoy the beauty of 48 acres of incredible pine and hardwood forest with snow-covered landscape, you  will feel like you’re miles away from the stress and strain of everyday life!  

    All our Getaways & Retreats are alcohol free.

    Cost is $75.00 per person for the weekend and includes lodging and meals.

    We need to receive your registration by Friday, December 30, 2022.

     

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  • Fri
    10
    Feb
    2023
    Sun
    12
    Feb
    2023
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    February 10-12, 2023

     

    We are excited to have you join us for a weekend of ice fishing (weather permitting) in our beautiful up north setting! Take time to relax and enjoy the beauty of 48 acres of incredible pine and hardwood forest on three lakes! Sit back and relax in front of a glowing fire in the beautiful Lodge, you will feel like you’re miles away from the stress and strain of everyday life!  Come and experience the charm of Minnesota ice fishing at Camp Bliss!

    All our Getaways & Retreats are alcohol free.

    Cost is $75.00 per person for the weekend and includes lodging and meals.

    We need to receive your registration by Friday, January 6, 2023.

     

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  • Fri
    14
    Apr
    2023
    Sun
    16
    Apr
    2023
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    April 14-16, 2023

     

     

    We appreciate the women who have served our country. We are excited to welcome you to the serene and supportive setting of Camp Bliss!  Join us for a weekend of relaxation and connect with other female Veterans.  Get the special treatment you deserve, learn to enhance your mental health and self-care.  Enjoy the beauty of 48 acres of incredible pine and hardwood forest in a breathtaking north woods setting on three lake!

    All our Getaways & Retreats are alcohol free.            

    Cost is $75.00 per person for the weekend and includes lodging and meals.

    We need to receive your registration by Friday, March 10, 2023. 

     

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  • Fri
    19
    May
    2023
    Sun
    21
    May
    2023
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    May 19-21, 2023

     

    Veterans welcome to our annual Turkey Hunt!  All hunters are required to have a valid Minnesota turkey license and be partnered with a volunteer.  You will stay at Camp Bliss where all your lodging and meals are provided. Come and enjoy the beauty of 48 acres of incredible pine and hardwood forest in a breathtaking north woods setting on three lakes! 

    All our Getaways & Retreats are alcohol free.            

    Cost is $75.00 per person for the weekend and includes lodging and meals.

    We need to receive your registration by Friday, April 14, 2023. 

     

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  • Fri
    09
    Jun
    2023
    Sun
    11
    Jun
    2023
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    June 9-11, 2023

     

    Join us for a fun weekend Getaway of fishing and camaraderie!  It’s our 2nd Annual Guided Fishing Tournament on Leech Lake, Minnesota’s third largest lake in Walker, MN. This event will take place on Saturday, June 10th, from 10:00 am - 4:00 pm.

     This is a guided fishing tournament on Leech Lake.  We will provide boats, fishing equipment, bait and all meals!  All participants must be a Veteran and be registered through Camp BlissFirst time Veterans will be considered first.  There are 21 available spots for veterans that are first-come-first-serve, we will have a waiting list. 

    $500 in prize money will be awarded.  Friday night check-in, Saturday fishing, awards and bonfire & Sunday morning breakfast in our beautiful Lodge setting on three lakes!                                  

    All our Getaways & Retreats are alcohol free.            

    Cost is $75.00 per person for the weekend and includes lodging and meals.

    We need to receive your registration by Friday, May 5, 2023. 

     

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  • Fri
    16
    Jun
    2023
    Sun
    18
    Jun
    2023
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    June 16-18, 2023

     

    Join us for a fun weekend Getaway of fishing and camaraderie!  It’s our 2nd Annual Guided Fishing Tournament on Leech Lake, Minnesota’s third largest lake in Walker, MN. This event will take place on Saturday, June 17th, from 10:00 am - 4:00 pm.

    This is a guided fishing tournament on Leech Lake.  We will provide boats, fishing equipment, bait and all meals!  All participants must be a Veteran and be registered through Camp Bliss.  First time Veterans will be considered first.  There are 21 available spots for veterans that are first-come-first-serve, we will have a waiting list. 

    $500 in prize money will be awarded.  Friday night check-in, Saturday fishing, awards and bonfire & Sunday morning breakfast in our beautiful Lodge setting on three lakes!                                  

    All our Getaways & Retreats are alcohol free.            

    Cost is $75.00 per person for the weekend and includes lodging and meals.

    We need to receive your registration by Friday, May 12, 2023. 

     

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  • Fri
    25
    Aug
    2023
    Sun
    27
    Aug
    2023
    12:00 pmLearn More

    August 25-27, 2023

     

    Join us for a fun weekend of fishing and friendship!  Our goal is to open up the great outdoors for people through the world of fishing!  This retreat welcomes anyone with any type of disability. 

    The total cost for the weekend is $75, if you bring your own PCA, there’s an additional charge of $50, and the PCA will need to register separately for this retreat.

    This retreat includes: lodging, all meals, beverages, class materials and fishing supplies.

    What to bring: weather appropriate clothing, medications, blanket, pillow, towels, personal water bottle and anything else you will need for the weekend.  You must have your fishing license to fish.

      If you are currently a consumer of Independent Lifestyles, transportation to and from Camp Bliss is offered from our Sauk Rapids location for an additional charge of $20.  Otherwise you are responsible for your own transportation.

    Cost is $75.00 per person for the weekend and includes lodging and meals.

    We need to receive your registration by Friday, July 21, 2023.  Limit of 10 people.

     

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  • Fri
    08
    Sep
    2023
    Sun
    10
    Sep
    2023
    12:00 pmLearn More

    September 8-10, 2023

     

    We appreciate the women who have served our country. We are excited to welcome you to the serene and supportive setting of Camp Bliss!  Join us for a weekend of relaxation and connect with other female Veterans.  Get the special treatment you deserve, learn to enhance your mental health and self-care.  Enjoy the beauty of 48 acres of incredible pine and hardwood forest in a breathtaking north woods setting on three lake!

     All our Getaways & Retreats are alcohol free.            

    Cost is $75.00 per person for the weekend and includes lodging and meals.

    We need to receive your registration by Friday, August 4, 2023. 

     

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  • Fri
    15
    Sep
    2023
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    2023 Guns and Goods Raffle

    Friday, September 15th - Info coming soon.

    Raffle Tickets can be purchased at our Sauk Rapids office, or you can call 320-529-9000.

  • Fri
    22
    Sep
    2023
    Sun
    24
    Sep
    2023
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    September 22-24, 2023

     

    You will be welcomed into the serene and supportive setting at Camp Bliss. Come and experience an amazing weekend of healing, relaxation, and learning. We want you to escape the pressures of home and focus on renewing your relationship and have fun in the process. We will have time to enjoy the beauty of 48 acres of incredible pine and hardwood forest in a breathtaking north woods setting on three lakes!

    All our Getaways & Retreats are alcohol free. 

    Cost is $75.00 per person for the weekend and includes lodging and meals.

    We need to receive your registration by Friday, August 18, 2023.

     

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  • Fri
    20
    Oct
    2023
    Sun
    22
    Oct
    2023
    12:00 pmLearn More

    October 20-22, 2023

     

    You will be welcomed into the serene and supportive setting at Camp Bliss. Come and experience an amazing weekend of healing and relaxation.

    You will feel like you’re miles away from the stress and strain of everyday life!  We will take time to enjoy the beauty of 48 acres of incredible pine and hardwood forest in a breathtaking north woods setting on three lakes!

    All our Getaways & Retreats are alcohol free. 

    Cost is $75.00 per person for the weekend and includes lodging and meals.

    We need to receive your registration by Friday, September 15, 2023.

     

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  • Fri
    03
    Nov
    2023
    Sun
    05
    Nov
    2023
    12:00 pmLearn More

    November 3-5, 2023

     

    Come and learn new ways to socialize, improve your skills, and learn how to take great care of yourself!  This retreat welcomes anyone with any type of disability. 

    The total cost for the weekend is $75, if you bring your own PCA, there’s an additional charge of $50, and the PCA will need to register separately for this retreat.

    This retreat includes: lodging, all meals, beverages, and class materials.

    What to bring: weather appropriate clothing, medications, blanket, pillow, towels, personal water bottle and anything else you will need for the weekend. 

    If you are currently a consumer of Independent Lifestyles, transportation to and from Camp Bliss is offered from our Sauk Rapids location for an additional charge of $20.  Otherwise you are responsible for your own transportation.

    Cost is $75.00 per person for the weekend and includes lodging and meals.

    We need to receive your registration by Friday, September 29, 2023.  Limit of 10 people.

     

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  • Fri
    10
    Nov
    2023
    Sun
    12
    Nov
    2023
    12:00 pmLearn More

    November 10-12, 2023

     

    We appreciate the women who have served our country. We are excited to welcome you to the serene and supportive setting of Camp Bliss!  Join us for a weekend of relaxation and connect with other female Veterans.  Get the special treatment you deserve, learn to enhance your mental health and self-care.  Enjoy the beauty of 48 acres of incredible pine and hardwood forest in a breathtaking north woods setting on three lakes!

    All our Getaways & Retreats are alcohol free. 

    Cost is $75.00 per person for the weekend and includes lodging and meals.

    We need to receive your registration by Friday, October 6, 2023.

     

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Summer and Winter

Camp Bliss is open year round. Enjoy fishing on three scenic lakes or famous Leech Lake just five miles away. Take in the thrill of kayaking, paddle boarding or canoeing, hit the road on the many biking or hiking trails or relax around an open camp fire. Winter fun includes ice fishing, snowshoeing, sledding and winter hiking. Shopping options are abundant in Walker, MN. Come up north and find your BLISS!

Fishing for All

People First, Disabilities Second. Our mission is to open the great outdoors through fishing welcoming anyone with a disability to Camp Bliss. We further develop confidence and ability through fishing while enjoying nature!

Private Rentals

Camp Bliss is available for family vacations and reunions, corporate retreats, company parties, weddings or just escaping the hustle and bustle of everyday life. Rent the spacious Lodge, luxury Bliss House, romantic Cabin, Glamping Cabins, or BIG events center. Something for everyone!

Retreats

Camp Bliss offers a variety of retreats and getaways from yoga wellness, meditation, spiritual, mindfulness, relaxation and healing retreats. Retreats include: Fishing for all (both seasonal fishing and ice-fishing), Gold Star Family Retreats, Veterans with Disabilities, Vietnam Veterans R&Rs, People with Disabilities Getaway, Guys Getaway for Men with Disabilities, Female Veterans Retreat, Marines Fishing Getaways, Post-Polio Retreat, Advocacy Retreat, and Wellness & Socialization for Women with Disabilities. Find the retreat that fits your need. Come experience our Mother/Daughter weekend or Girls Only weekend – check out our upcoming retreats for additional information.


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