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Minnesota Lake Resorts: Lazy Pontoon Adventures on Big Sandy

Summer is already in full swing here at Big Sandy Lodge & Resort, one of the top-rated four-season Minnesota lake resorts. Families, couples, and groups flock to our secluded slice of Northern Minnesota lakeside wilderness to splash, fish, and ski inside Big Sandy Lake, a natural beauty teeming with elusive walleye. The time to book a well-deserved, long-overdue summertime escape from the Twin Cities to McGregor, MN, is right now as we’re filling up extremely fast!

Discover Some of the Best Hiking Trails in Minnesota near Big Sandy

As spring subtly transforms into summer, the lush forestry that surrounds Big Sandy Lodge & Resort comes back to life. The ancient hardwoods near Big Sandy Lake regain their emerald color, breathtaking woodland creatures return to their summer homes, and thousands of families, couples, and groups flock to top-rated Northern Minnesota resorts for seemingly endless outdoor adventures. When you’re not fishing, swimming, and kayaking on Big Sandy Lake this summer, we highly recommend embarking on a mid-summer expedition on some of the best hiking trails in Minnesota.

Summertime Excitement on Big Sandy Lake

Big Sandy Lodge & Resort rests on a quiet, beautiful, and sizable lake deep in the Northwoods near McGregor, MN. Whether you’re hoping to paddle around uninhabited islands, snag a trophy walleye, or blaze through the steady waves on a jet ski, you’ll quickly discover that Big Sandy Lodge & Resort is a special place. All of our fully-equipped Big Sandy Lake cabins and villas are steps away from a day filled with seemingly endless water activities, beach relaxation, and delicious home cooking!

Run for the Lake 5K in McGregor, MN

We’re quickly approaching one of the most rewarding Saturdays of the year here at Big Sandy Lodge & Resort: the annual Memorial Day weekend Run for the Lake 5K. Hundreds of runners gather every year along the peaceful shores of Big Sandy Lake to raise money for a good cause, earn prizes, and accomplish personal bests. The run (or walk) starts and finishes at Big Sandy Lodge & Resort, one of the premier Northern Minnesota lodges, so you’ll always be a short stroll from a cold bath, a healthy meal, and an ultra-comfortable bed.

Plan a Special Event at Big Sandy Lodge in McGregor, MN

Big Sandy Lodge & Resort has quickly become one of the premier event venues in Minnesota thanks to our secluded lakefront location, rustic yet elegant facilities, and experienced, talented event-planning staff. We’ve hosted waterfront weddings, themed proms, company-wide retreats, massive family reunions, and everything in-between.

‘Golf On Ice’ at Big Sandy Lodge & Resort

One of the wackiest Northern Minnesota traditions returns on March 2 to beautiful Big Sandy Lake just north of McGregor, MN. The annual “Golf On Ice” tournament will be hosted yet again this year at Big Sandy Lodge & Resort, one of the coziest Northern Minnesota resorts. Our warmer-than-usual winter has golfers aching to hit the links for a round of golf at nearby Minnesota National Golf Course.