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    Custom Cabins December 2018 eNews

    NOTE! Please read this note all of the way to the end - permit information is included.

    Even though the skies are cloudy today, the holiday spirit is upon us and we are enjoying seeing winter finally arrive in northeastern Minnesota. We would like to give you a glimpse of what we are seeing on December 23, 2018. It has been snowing all day, but we don't have that much accumulation: about two inches. Besides it is the season...

    First of all, we are certain you remember the view from our deck toward the lake. In the summer it is stunning. 

    The seasons have changed and believe it or not, this is about the same view as the one above that we are seeing today.

    Here is one of our flowerbeds in the late spring with the iris and tulips about to bloom. Our guardian Holstein cow is front and center.

    Now the flowers have gone and the snow is covering their space.  Unfortunately, our guardian Holstein seems to have chosen to not relinquish her spot and come inside.

    Our beautiful docks with a fleet of boats is a welcome sight in the summer.  They were ready and waiting to carry you to your favorite fishing spot.

    As you peek through the trees, you can see part of the dock covered with snow and looking rather cold.

    So now that you have had a winter tour of Custom Cabin Rentals, you can see that our beautiful summers are replaced with a different type of beauty.  We hope that everyone has an enjoyable Christmas season and will have a healthy and happy new year.


    1. As you know, the permit "go live" (first come first served) is Wednesday January 30, 2019 at 9AM Central time.

    2. You will only be able to put seven (7) permits in your cart at one time. If you are staying a week, that should be sufficient for four boats and nine people. If you are staying longer or need more permits to accommodate your group, try to use other group leader names and mix up the alternates. (By using the new system, the Forest Service hopes to prevent people from having more permits than they actually can use.)

    3. Whoever is doing the permits must have an active email, address, and phone number. The same is true for each alternate that is listed on the permit.

    4. All alternates must either call or email the Forest Service within 72 hours after the permit has been received to tell the Forest that he/she accepts that position as an alternate leader.

    Stay tuned for more information as we receive it.