Our Most Unique Offering

New in Summer 2022, guests of Stout's Island Lodge can now enjoy exclusive use of historic Van Reed Island – located on its own three acre private island just east of the Stout's Island Lodge on Red Cedar Lake. Guests will also have access to all of the amenities that Stout's Island Lodge has to offer.

Van Reed Island's 2,200 square-foot cabin is perfect for a unique romantic getaway, and it can also comfortably accommodate families, friends, or multiple couples. Reservations are currently being accepted.

Stout's Island Lodge

Stout’s Island Lodge is an Adirondack-Style “Great Camp Lodge” modeled after the ones in Adirondack National Park. It sits proudly in the center of the 1800-acre Red Cedar Lake in northwestern Wisconsin, just a two-hour drive from the Twin Cities.

The island resort, which includes two adjacent islands (connected by a bridge gifted to Frank Stout by Andrew Carnegie), includes 43 guest rooms that are situated in 11 unique cabins & lodges located within the sprawling 18-acre property. Many recreational activities, such as fishing, canoeing, tennis, and croquet, are available to island guests.

A creatively reimagined traditional lodge menu - using local ingredients when possible - is served in the epic dining room of the 1903 Main Lodge.

Van Reed Island Amenities

Rental of Van Reed Island includes full use of all amenities at Stout's Island Lodge
Pontoon rentals are available at a reduced rate
Ferry service (scheduled ahead of time)
Lawn games
Swim raft and docks
Docking for guest boats and/or rental pontoons
Large campfire & barbecue areas
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Stout's Island Lodge

Guests of Van Reed Island are free to enjoy all of the activities and amenities that Stout's Island Lodge has to offer.

Island Dining

The Stout’s Island Lodge restaurant is located in the Main Lodge. The main dining room features a wood burning fireplace and expansive views of the lake to both the north and the south.

The menu changes regularly based on what foods are in season. It features Midwest Regional Cuisine using indigenous and cultivated ingredients from the American and Canadian Midwest.

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Area Amenities

In addition to the beautiful natural scenery in the area, there are many local festivals and dining and shopping options to keep our visitors engaged year-round.

Tagalong’s golf course is also a wonderful excursion for Stout’s Island Lodge guests, and is one of only a handful of fantastic local golf courses.

Festivals & Activities