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!
Rustic Lodge sleeps 23 people; private bedrooms, spacious lofts, comfortable sleeper sofas and large bunkroom. Amazing lodge includes bathrooms with accessible roll-in showers.
Exquisite Bliss House sleeps 18 people; bedrooms and sleeper sofas. Includes double sink master on-suite with Jacuzzi bathtub.
Lakeside cabin sleeps 4 people; bedroom, loft and sleeper sofas. Huge deck overlooks Lake Three.
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!
We are excited to have you join us for a weekend to relax and unwind, enjoy the amazing winter scenery in our beautiful up north setting! This retreat welcomes anyone with any type of disability. We will cover COVID topics on wellness and recovery, increase socialization, improving mental health and learn new ways to stay connected during the COVID-19 Recovery!
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, 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 $15. Otherwise you are responsible for your own transportation.
We need to receive your registration by Friday, October 29, 2021
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!
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!
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!
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.