over 80 years, tourists have been drawn to
Pelican Lake and Orr, Minnesota because of its
reputation for great fishing, clear water
and the opportunity to experience the
serenity of true wilderness. Pines and
evergreens line the shores along with rocks
left over from the ice age.
Pelican Lake is haled as one of
Minnesota's great fishing lakes with an
abundant supply of bluegills, large and
smallmouth bass, walleyes, crappies,
northern pike, bullheads and perch. Children
enjoy casting a line for panfish and are
With nearly 11,000 acres, 54 miles of
shoreline and over 50 islands to explore,
Pelican Lake is a dream come true for those
who have yet to experience its treasures!
Happy vacationers return year after year,
swimming in the tranquil waters, paddling canoes
along its mesmerizing shores and heading out
for a day of serious fishing.
Pelican Lake Minnesota is perhaps one of the
State's most beautiful wilderness lakes.
With a maximum depth of just 38 feet,
Pelican Lake draws many Great White American
Pelicans (it's namesake). Every year the
Pelicans call Pelican Lake their summer
home. These massive birds are
magnificent to behold! As you meander around
Pelican Lake, take a deep breath of fresh
air and keep your camera ready as black
bear, deer, wolves, otter, beavers, fox, eagles,
osprey, hawks and other waterfowl often appear along
Orr Minnesota is an old logging town and its
history is rich and deep. When logging died
out in the 1930's, Orr MN and Pelican Lake
turned to tourism. Early tourists enjoyed
the same great fishing, relaxation and
connection to nature that visitors find
today in this special corner of Minnesota.
Orr is now a base for those vacationing on
Pelican Lake or heading up to the Voyageurs
National Park area.
Pelican Lake is a perfect place to spend
your next vacation.
Please take a look at our
Minnesota Lake Cabins!
Pelican Lake Resort is located on
the North side of Pelican on Susan Bay. Call and let
us help plan your next trip to Orr,