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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.

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Spend Valentine’s Day at Big Sandy near McGregor, MN

Surprisingly, we’re only two months from the most romantic day of the year. Valentine’s Day (February 14) is the perfect opportunity to treat the love of your life to a spontaneous escape into the peaceful Northern Minnesota wilderness. There’s something genuinely romantic about a stroll under falling snow, fireplace snuggles, and a homecooked candlelit dinner.

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Top 5 Accommodations for a Romantic Winter Escape

Couples are always looking for a fresh spot for their next romantic winter getaway. Whether you’re hoping for a weekend of exhilarating snowmobiling, classic Northern Minnesota relaxation, or absolute privacy, Big Sandy Lodge & Resort has romantic accommodations to suit couples of all kinds. It’s not easy finding perfect romantic getaways in MN, but the cozy, beautiful, and quiet nature of winter always brings sweethearts closer together.

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Fall Fishing Adventures on Big Sandy Lake

Time is running out for a colorful fall fishing adventure on serene Big Sandy Lake, a historical body of water that covers 6,526 acres. An autumn escape to the Northwoods isn’t complete without a week-long stay at one of the premier Minnesota fishing lodges: Big Sandy Lodge & Resort. We offer affordable, immaculate, and peaceful accommodations north of the quaint village of McGregor.

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Best Autumn Adventures Near Big Sandy Lake

The kids are back in the school which means fall is fast approaching here in tranquil Northern Minnesota. Although the rousing summer months have come and passed, everyone’s favorite cozy season is nearly here! Autumn brings pumpkin spice lattes, hayrides, apple picking, harvest festivals, and, of course, the breathtaking blend of fall foliage in our vast wilderness.

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Say “I Do” at Big Sandy Lodge & Resort

Recite your heartfelt vows on the banks of the azure blue Big Sandy Lake with the natural fragrance of the surrounding coniferous trees. If you’ve ever visited McGregor MN, then you know why it’s a truly magical place: effortless serenity, genuinely friendly neighbors, a vast wilderness, and alluring lakewater. Take the stress out of planning a Northern Minnesota wedding by choosing Big Sandy Lodge & Resort.

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Plan a Golf Getaway to the Minnesota National Golf Course

Plan a late summer or fall golf getaway to Minnesota’s Northwoods at Big Sandy Lodge & Resort. Our slice of Big Sandy Lake paradise is a scenic four-mile drive from one of the best golf courses in the Midwest: the Minnesota National Golf Course. This quintessential 27-hole northern Minnesota course is a golfer’s dream with pristine greens, freshwater ponds, valley vistas, and lush woodlands.

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