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 25 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.

Event Center

Perfect for big or small events, wedding or Corporate Retreat option; 50’ x 50’ space, upper level mezzanine, and beautifully decorated space. 100 person maximum.

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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Camp Bliss Retreats

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Fishing

Camp Bliss Nearby Attractions

Nearby Attractions

Upcoming Events

Event Information:

  • Sat
    28
    Sep
    2019

    Guns & Goods Raffle

    4:30 pmLearn More

    Coming soon the 2019 Guns and Goods Raffle - Saturday, September 28th, 2019

     

    Thank you so much to our 2019 Gun Raffle Sponsors:

     
     

        

      St. Cloud Metro Lions

    American Legion Post 117
    Thief River Falls, MN

     

    The cost to send 1 Veteran to Camp Bliss for a weekend retreat is $400, which includes lodging and all meals. Because of donations/sales from our 2018 Guns and Goods Raffle, we are able to supplement $325 per Veteran, up to 50 Veterans. 

    2019 Gun list in the order they were drawn with winner:


    1. Mossberg 20 Ga. Combo - Mike Gehling
    2. Remington 870 Express 12 ga - Bob Felix
    3. Taurus G2C 9mm - Alex Schlichting
    4. Remington 870 Express 20 ga - Ranone Thompson 
    5. Mossberg 20 ga combo - Mary Carlson 
    6. Winchester SXP Field 20 ga - Chris Yager
    7. Benelli Nova 12 ga - Bryan Brubring 
    8. Ruger 10/22 RB Wood 22 lr - Gary Schwartzbauer 
    9. Henry lever action 22 LR - Nate Vanvleet 
    10. Henry Golden boy - Ron Warner 
    11. Stoeger Condor O/U 20 ga - Jason Lupkes 
    12. Mossberg Patriot 30-06 - Tyler Steichen 
    13. Ruger 10/22 W/Scope - Vicki Wogan 
    14. Stoeger 3020 Camo 20 ga - Gary Stroeing 
    15. Benelli Nova 12 ga - Jennifer Hermanson 
    16. Ruger Mark III 22 lr - Mark Brutger 
    17. Henry Golden boy - Jennie Palmer 
    18. Ruger Mark III 22 lr - Keith Schammanson
    19. Ruger 10/22 W/Scope - Jeff Haag 
    20. Ruger 10/22 RB Wood 22 lr - Jerry Zwilling 
    21. Ruger Mark III Lite 22 lr - Niki Koshiol
    22. Smith and Wesson SD9VE 9mm - Travis Asplund
    23. Stoeger Condor O/U 12 ga - Jesse Godzala 
    24. Winchester SXP Field 12 ga - Andy Graff 
    25. Ruger 10/22 W/Scope - Michael Zyvoloski 
    26. Beretta A 300 Outlander Syn. 12 ga. - Michelle Anderson 
    27. Savage Axis II W/Scope 270 win - Jeff Schneider 
    28. Winchester SXP Camo 12 ga - Theresa Haag 
    29. Mossberg Patriot 30-06 - Brady Wilson 
    30. Winchester SXP Field 20 ga - Chris Daniels 
    31. Bergara B14 Ridge 6.5 Credemore - John Mansagev 
    32. Smith and Wesson body guard 380 w/laser - Andrew Eastman 
    33. Sccy-CBX-2 9mm - Bryan Newman 
    34. Ruger Mark III Lite 22 lr - Len Wohlman 
    35. Sccy-CBX-2 9mm - Jim Lynn 
    36. Stoeger Condor O/U 12 ga - Anne Mehr 
    37. Sccy-CBX-2 9mm - Sara Beck 
    38. Remington 870 Express 20 ga - Josh Honer 
    39. Savage Axis II W/Scope 270 win - John Holthusen 
    40. Smith and Wesson SD9VE 9mm - Mike Schmiller 
    41. Savage A17 17 HMR - Julie Smith 
    42. Smith and Wesson SD9VE 9mm - John Muller 
    43. Savage 93R17 W/Scope 17 HMR - Craig Moore 
    44. Marlin model 60 wood - Axel Totzke 
    45. Savage Axis II W/Scope 270 win - Dennis Luethmers 
    46. Stoeger Condor O/U 20 ga - Joan Burgoyne 
    47. Bergara B14 Ridge 6.5 Credemore - Tracy Hoeschen 
    48. Remington 870 Express 20 ga - Sandy Leach 
    49. Savage 93R17 W/Scope 17 HMR - Randy DeRosier 
    50. Taurus G2C 9mm - Marilyn Hallstrom 
    51. Winchester SXP Field 12 ga - Jesse Godzala 
    52. Remington 783 30-06 with Scope - Chris Gallo 
    53. Ruger 10/22 W/Scope - Trevor Chase 
    54. Savage 93R17 W/Scope 17 HMR - Nathan Kiley 
    55. Smith and Wesson SD9VE 9mm - The Andeson's (Lindsay) 
    56. Benelli Nova 12 ga - Julie Jungels 
    57. Taurus G2C 9mm - Ginny Barnum 
    58. Mossberg 20 ga combo - Dan Swanson 
    59. Ruger 10/22 RB Wood 22 lr - Warren Stone 
    60. Remington 870 Express 12 ga - Jesse Godzala 
    61. Sccy-CBX-2 9mm - Tou Vang 
    62. Henry lever action 22 LR - Sam Dingmann 
    63. Henry lever action 22 LR - Justin McNamara 
    64. Savage 93R17 W/Scope 17 HMR - Terry O'Hara 
    65. Remington 870 Express 12 ga - Michael Gaarder 
    66. Benelli Nova 12 ga - Rooney Hosler 
    67. Remington 870 Express 20 ga - Barb Safford 
    68. Ruger 10/22 RB Wood 22 lr - Holley O'Konek 
    69. Mossberg 20 ga combo - Roman Tenge 
    70. Marlin model 60 wood - Alicia Gorka 
    71. Smith and Wesson shield 9mm - Leon Schauller 
    72. Remington 783 270 with Scope - Andy Christopherson 
    73. Marlin model 60 wood - Dale Bollsh 
    74. Ruger 10/22 W/Scope - Brad Gottwalt 
    75. Remington 870 Express 20 ga - Tony Konz 
    76. Remington 783 30-06 with Scope - Paul Tysver 
    77. Beretta A 300 Outlander Syn. 12 ga - Kim Redetzke 
    78. Benelli Nova Camo 12 ga - Dustin Lundgren 
    79. Smith and Wesson body guard 380 w/laser - Trevor Mount 
    80. Taurus G2C 9mm - Mardy David 
    81. Smith and Wesson shield 9mm - Diana Roe 
    82. Remington 870 Express 12 ga - Connie Sackett 
    83. Marlin model 60 wood - Christopher Verdon 
    84. Remington 870 Express 12 ga - Christ Ortloff 
    85. DPMS Oracle .223 - Ryan Slingluff 
    86. Benelli Nova Camo 12 ga - Cara Ruff 
    87. Ruger Mark III Lite 22 lr - Aaron Newman 
    88. Smith and Wesson body guard 380 w/laser - Richard Sandoval 
    89. Henry lever action 22 LR - James Hanson 
    90. Ruger 10/22 RB Wood 22 lr - Corey Gerads 
    91. Henry Golden boy - Mark Klein 
    92. Remington 783 270 with Scope - Eric Spielmann 
    93. Remington 783 30-06 with Scope - Dean Isakson 
    94. Ruger 10/22 RB Wood 22 lr - Josh Hagen 
    95. Ruger Mark III 22 lr - Sandy Henrichs 
    96. Ruger Precision 22 lr - Bill Lundberg 
    97. Henry lever action 22 LR - Eric Licht 
    98. DPMS Oracle .223 - Mike's Repair 
    99. Savage 93R17 W/Scope 17 HMR - Shelley O'Hara 
    100. Beretta A 300 Outlander Syn. 12 ga  - Michael Riley 

    Rules and Regulations:

    Steak Dinner ($13), meat raffles and 50/50 raffles will start at 4:30 pm, the drawing will start at 7:30 pm, Sauk Rapids VFW: 901 North Benton Drive, Sauk Rapids, MN, 56379.
    Need not be present to win.
    All are welcome to attend.
    Vouchers will be available on site.
    Raffle Tickets limited to 2000 – $40 per ticket.
    A winning ticket will not be returned to the drawing; one chance to win per ticket.
    The winner will be issued a voucher for the awarded gun. The voucher can be used to purchase the awarded gun or a gift card will be issued by Scheels which can be used as store credit on any merchandise. Gift cards may also be used online. Gift cards valid only at Scheels Store, 40 North Waite Avenue, Waite Park, MN. 56387.
    All winners will be notified of the gun they have won and will receive a voucher. Winner must then present this voucher and their driver’s license to the gun department at Scheels in Waite Park, MN. Each winner will then be issued his or her gun or gift card.
    The winner is responsible for all applicable fees and/or taxes.
    Must be 18 years of age to purchase a ticket or win a prize.
    Must be 18 years of age to obtain rifles and shotguns, and 21 years of age to receive handguns. Permit to purchase in the State of Minnesota is required to receive handguns and AR style rifles.
    Must pass all applicable background checks to obtain guns. If a winner fails the background check, they may still use the gift card for merchandise other than guns.

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, glam-camping Yurts 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, Girls Only weekend, Redo my Life Retreats, Couple Getaways, Caregivers Retreat, or Winter Getaways. Activities are customized to match the participant’s needs. Your company, your retreat – we can customize to meet your team’s needs. Corporate and business retreats focus on: Relators Review 101, Relators Tricks of the Trade, Executive Power Up – Power Down Retreat, Team Adventures, Business Skills in Review, and Executive Escapes. Top trendsetters, skilled experts, and noted speakers frequently travel to Camp Bliss to share their expertise – check out our upcoming retreats for additional information.


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