The Lodge on Lake Detroit is located on the shore of Big Detroit Lake which provides breathtaking views of sunset. The lake view in general and the sunset views in particular are a favorite of our guests. This Sunset Gallery is for the months when the lake is covered in ice. The images are in chronological order from the beginning of the ‘ice-in’ season in November, to its end in mid-to-late April. Click on any image to go to the large/Lightbox view where each image includes a title that shows the date it was taken. These images are from 2010 through 2023. In spite of the different years, you will see the continuity of the views as the months progress. Pick your sunset and book your stay!
Big Detroit Lake is covered with ice for an average of five months per year. The months when Big Detroit Lake is completely covered with some minimal thickness of ice is typically referred to as the “ice in” season. This usually occurs from mid to late fall (average November 28) to early spring (average April 20), an approximate average of five months per year. This ice-covered lake (once thick enough for safety) provides for an array of popular wintertime activities such as snowmobiling, skating, and ice fishing for local residents and tourists. Elaborate winter ice-oriented events such as the Detroit Lakes Polar Fest, snowmobile touring and racing, fishing contests, and ice-sculpture bring many visitors to The Lodge on Lake Detroit each year.
Be sure to view our “open water” (no ice) months gallery, as well as “lake views” that will show you how you will enjoy the lake from inside and outside of The Lodge.