Cascade Lodge

Main Lodge
Restaurant & Pub
Lodge from the Air
Moose on property
Trails on the property
Trails on the property
Around the campfire
Canoe Fun
Just a day on the shore...
Lutsen Mountain
Lutsen ski
Snowmobile trails on property
St. Pat's Day
Winter Fun

Explore the North Shore of Lake Superior and Superior Hiking Trail from your doorstep!

A landmark property on the North Shore of Lake Superior since 1927, Cascade Lodge is the premier resort on Lake Superior's North Shore featuring log cabins, historic main lodge, and restaurant & pub. Miles of wild and accessible Lake Superior shoreline and completely surrounded by one of Minnesota's finest state parks, Cascade River State Park, with access to Superior Hiking Trail and BWCA.

Cascade Lodge is located on the North Shore of Lake Superior in Lutsen, Minnesota. Cascade Lodge has numerous hiking, Nordic skiing, and snowmobile trails going through the property.

About Cascade Lodge

Cascade Lodge, established 1927, is a landmark property on the North Shore of Lake Superior surrounded on three sides by Cascade River State Park. Cascade Lodge offers a warm, inviting environment with log cabins and lodge rooms that display rustic charm and modern amenities in an extraordinary natural setting.  

Restaurant & Pub at Cascade Lodge offers authentic North Shore ambiance with a nod to Irish public houses and is committed to sourcing local and seasonal ingredients featured on a casual and approachable menu.  Beer on drought, exciting wines by the glass list, and inspired craft cocktails are perfect provisions for a truly relaxing and inviting experience.

Cascade Lodge is conveniently located nearby Lutsen Mountain Ski area and Superior National at Lutsen Golf Course.  Miles of hiking, mountain biking, cross country skiing, snow shoeing, and snowmobiling trails start from the lodge and cabins.

The Employee Experience

We have a diverse team of 25. We host 5-7 J1 students every year and have North Shore locals holding a majority of our year-round positions.  Our setting is incredible and our lodge gets very busy.  We value hard work and team spirit. Feeling appreciated and successful is very important to us, and we want to foster those feelings in everyone who is part of our team.  We are located 10 miles to the largest ski resort in the midwest, and 10 miles to Grand Marais, which is voted best small town in the Midwest by USA Today.  We like to fish, camp, hike, ski and share adventure stories with our guests.

Ideal Candidate

We are looking for dependable and hard-working individuals who appreciate the great outdoors and are coming to the Cascade Lodge not only to work but to explore. We live in such an amazing place and would like to share it with other individuals who enjoy outdoor activities such as hiking, fishing, canoeing, skiing, and snowshoeing.  We are open year-round with our peak season being summer. There is plenty of opportunities to really take advantage of time and explore this great area!

Room and Board

We offer year round shared employee housing with shared bath and kitchen at a rate of $8 per day.  Everyone on the team gets a free shift meal.  50% discount on food is available at the restaurant and pub.

Employee Perks

  • 50% off food at the restaurant
  • Free use of canoes
  • Free use of Nordic ski equipment
  • Free use of snowshoes
  • Free use of trekking poles 

For Fun

Hike, bike, canoe, ski, snowshoe, downhill ski, snow-machine, fish, swim in small lakes (Lake Superior is way too cold :), take a skill class at the North House Folk School and learn an amazing skill such as canoe building, glass blowing, or woodcarving...

How to Apply

Apply by emailing your resume or filling out our online application.


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