What it's like
From incredible fly fishing and traditional fishing to hiking, biking, canoeing, kayaking, swimming, birdwatching, and endless outdoor adventures on water and land, Sankoty has something for everyone, regardless of age or ability. The accommodations at Sankoty are equally varied. Stay in a deluxe private glamping tent, a luxurious cabin or at the private ranch. All the lodging options are rich with amenities and deeply connected to the beautiful natural surroundings.
True Midwestern charm and luxurious comfort
Enjoy private access to a stocked fishing stream with many options for fly fishing. Lessons and guided outings for all skill levels are available. Sankoty is a destination for all seasons – guests enjoy winter fly fishing, cross-country skiing, sledding and more. The private beach is the perfect spot for relaxing, swimming and picnics. Ask the helpful staff for a hiking map and intel on the birdwatching hotspots.
Eat and drink
The Woolly Bugger is the signature restaurant at Sankoty Lakes. Grab a lakeside table to share a locally-sourced menu of approachable and wholesome food, exceptional wines and craft cocktails. The Woolly Bugger at Sankoty Lakes promises a relaxing atmosphere with a gorgeous view. This culinary destination is open for lunch, dinner, and Sunday brunch, however it does close for the winter months.
The 1840 Ranch is a special place to stay and experience the region. Just eleven miles from the main property, the Ranch is a beautiful homestead overlooking a private 30-acre lake. The Ranch House and nearby Bunk House offer many accommodations to sleep 17 comfortably, with a lake perfect for private fishing, kayaking, canoeing, grilling and relaxation by the fire for a truly peaceful, wild and secluded retreat.