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Remote cabin rental

A true Canadian outpost adventure

Nestled deep in Lake of the Woods

French Portage is a stand-alone cabin remotely nestled on an island deep in the heart of Lake of the Woods, and is accessible by boat only. This isolated cabin is in the dead center of Lake of the Woods on Coste Island, located at the intersection of Johnson’s Passage, Tug Channel and French Portage. Located in prime fishing and hunting territory, French Portage is where a true wilderness experience will be fully appreciated!

Geographic information

Sioux Narrows, Ontario is centrally located in the heart of northwestern Ontario; making Totem Resorts easily accessible from anywhere in Canada & the USA. We are just a short 90 mile drive North of the International Falls border crossing, and just a short 3 hour drive from Winnipeg, Manitoba.





French Portage Living Room
French Portage Full Equiped Kitchen
French Portage Gallery
French Portage Galery Totem Resorts
French Portage Totem Resort 2 beds bedroom
Bathroom at French Portage
French Portage Bedroom Totem Resort


French Portage Outpost's accommodations has all the features for a full relaxing stay such as: private dock, BBQ area, fully equipped kitchen and more. Of course, the best thing to appreciate is the perfect view the Lake of the Woods.

French Portage Deck and boats Drone View
French Portage Totem Resort Drone View

Remote with boat-access

Your cabin comes with all the amenities of home - with a full kitchen, two bedrooms which sleep up to 10 people, a modern 3 piece bath, satellite television, stunning lake views off your very own deck, private dock and an outdoor fire pit!! At French Portage, you will have complete independence and privacy!!

fishing guides on totem resort

Our Pro-Staff Fishing Guides

Fishing Guides- Our Pro-Staff Guides boast over 10+ years of navigating the waters of Lake of the Woods, and are sure to put you on ‘the spot!’

We boast a team of professional anglers with 10+ years of guiding experience; many are locals who have grown up on the Lake and know the best fishing spots for each species the guests are looking for. Many of them were adventurers who came from other locations and became established here, becoming knowledgeable guides while doing the thing that they love the most, fishing!