Location: “City Beach”, 9.5 acres located on Rainy Lake, near International Falls, Minnesota. International Falls is located on the U.S. and Canadian border, across from Fort Frances, Ontario. Beach faces north to Fort Frances, Ontario. Rainy Lake is the 60th largest freshwater lake in the world and is the northern gateway to Voyageurs National Park. Rainy Lake is a popular four-season destination. Summer offers great opportunities for fishing, swimming, boating, paddling, sightseeing, lakeside dining, arts/culture programs at Backus Community Center, and naturalist-guided activities in the national park. Our camp hosts have traditionally taken full advantage of all the area offers. To learn more about our vacation destination, go to: www.rainylake.org.
Beach Amenities: Sand beach, toddler swim area with slide, swim platform/slide-out deep, basketball/volleyball courts, picnic pavilion, bathhouse, six tent camping sites, small playground. Lifeguards on duty daily, 11:00 AM to 8:00 PM.
Camp Host Responsibilities: International Falls public works crews mow the lawn and empty trash receptacles. Host duties include daily freshening of the bathhouse, greet campers and secure payment for tent sites and firewood, water flowers, open/lock gates, communicate with City Hall staff regarding reservations for tent sites and pavilion, and estimate visitor counts daily. Twice per week, use the provided ATV and bed spring to comb the beach.
Camp hosts must complete a formal application and authorize background checks.
City Provides: RV pad, water, sewer, electricity – a great view and opportunity to enjoy one of North America’s greatest vacation destinations. We also understand there may be times when hosts need to leave town for special events, occasions, or emergencies. In these cases, City Beach each committee member will occupy one of the tent sites and remain on the property until the hosts return.
We are also interested in hearing from hosts who prefer to host only part of the summer.
Interested? Please contact the Economic Development Authority:
Shawn Mason, Director