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Reviewed 26 March 2018

I have been to Bears Den twice...staying once in the lodge and once in a cabin. Their services in getting you from the pier to their location (water access only) if first rate with the staff looking after unloading your car, parking it, calling for...More

Thank Jim J
Response from fishingfrenchriver, Owner at Bear's Den LodgeResponded 29 March 2018

Thanks Jim J, for the detailed review of your stay. We are glad you have a great experience from arrival to departure and enjoyed the fresh meals & fishing. It was a pleasure having you and look forward to your next visit.

Reviewed 14 October 2017 via mobile

Great fishing, great scenery, nice clean cabins (wth new appliances). The owners Brenda, Art, and Joe do a great job to make your stay the best. Everyone should put this place on they're list of places to stay.

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Response from fishingfrenchriver, Owner at Bear's Den LodgeResponded 14 October 2017

Thank you for taking the time and great Largemouth photo! We look forward to seeing you again next year!

Reviewed 27 August 2017 via mobile

Beautiful Lodge on the French River-Hartley Bay. It's all the French River but has coves & lakes and falls if you boat several miles away from main fishing areas. You are advised not to do so & they show you where they are. So it...More

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Response from fishingfrenchriver, Owner at Bear's Den LodgeResponded 30 August 2017

Thank you, cissi15905, for the wonderful and highly detailed review of our establishment, services and your recommendation for outdoor enthusiasts. We are glad you had a wonderful and relaxing time in the French River Provincial Park! Our doors are open should you wish to return...More

Reviewed 28 July 2017

Quintessential Canadian fishing lodge experience! The hospitality made us feel like home. The food was homemade and home cooked - 5 stars. The lodge was just what you needed, clean and well kept. The boats and motors worked flawlessly. Everyone was courteous and went out...More

Thank Debelweb
Response from fishingfrenchriver, Owner at Bear's Den LodgeResponded 1 August 2017

Thank you Debelweb, for your kind words and taking the time to share with others your experience of our food, hospitality, facilities, equipment and of course our fishing! Glad you had a great time fishing the French River and we look forward to your next...More

Reviewed 26 May 2017 via mobile

Another great fishing trip at the Bears Den! If you are going to the French River, you have to stay at the Bears Den! All around great place to stay. Great cabins and boats.Brenda and the Bears Den Gang have everything you need to make...More

Thank romanykclan
Response from fishingfrenchriver, Owner at Bear's Den LodgeResponded 27 May 2017

Thank you romanykclan! Glad you had another great fishing trip with us on the French River and look forward to seeing your and your family again at Bear's Den Lodge, next year!

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"The lodge rooms overlook the bay and the docking facilities where the cabins are scattered around the river..."
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"Any cottage you choose has a fabulous view. The rooms are big. Lots of room."
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"Lodge rooms offer a great view and some cottages are located closer to the water and docks."
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"All the cottages face the lake so your view is always peaceful and tranquil."
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