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An Unforgettable "Up North" Experience

The only resort on the shores of Hardy Lake, Shady Hollow Resort presents a truly private and peaceful getaway. Whether you're looking for a romantic escape or family fun this Minnesota destination offers everything you need - and more. Their charming cabins feature a variety of amenities from whirlpool tubs to fireplaces. Just steps away from the beach, you won't have to worry about finding something to do! It's all right here: fishing, swimming, or simply strolling along the shores.Let this unique and private destination be the way you experience Minnesota!

  • Wifi
  • Restaurant Onsite
  • Pets Allowed
  • Property Size 8 units
  • Conference Facility
  • Kids Allowed
  • Nearby City Brainerd
  • Nearby Water Hardy Lake
  • Open Dates May 2 to Oct 31


Come to Shady Hollow Resort and you'll be located right on Hardy Lake in Minnesota. Wake up each day to views of the beautiful lake. Spend the day splashing in the waters, soaking up the sun, boating, or relaxing with a good book. However you choose to experience your Minnesota beach vacation is up to you. Book today!


Family vacations at Shady Hollow Resort are a blend of peaceful relaxation and exciting fun. The resort is located just steps from Hardy Lake where you can enjoy a variety of activities or simply unwind on the shores. Watch over the kids as they swim before taking out a boat for a day of fishing. Their cozy cabins offer all the room you need to relax after a long day!


Bring the whole family together for a chance to reconnect at the Shady Hollow Resort. This Minnesota destination puts you on the shores of beautiful Hardy Lake, so you're never too far from fun outdoor adventures. Cast your line on a fishing trip with your uncles, or take it easy with a relaxing boat ride. The kids will love building sandcastles on the shore or playing air hockey and other lawn games. There's so much to do here that you will have to plan a second reunion to enjoy it all!


Shady Hollow Resort is in the midst of the beautiful Minnesota nature. Just steps from Hardy Lake, you'll be able to explore and try your luck at fishing or get a different view and take out a boat! Enjoy the plethora of trails and go exploring. Get lost in some of the most beautiful nature around on your next vacation at Shady Hollow Resort.


Fishing enthusiasts of all ages will have a great time at Shady Hollow Resort. Being the only resort on Hardy Lake, they are the only place with boat access and plenty of dock space that makes it easy to get out onto the water. Teeming with northern, bass, crappie, sunfish and walleye, this is the best Minnesota location for casting your line. Whether you're an expert angler or just a beginner, you're sure to have an unforgettable time!


Shady Hollow Resort rests beside the clear waters of Hardy Lake. As the only resort on the lake, you'll have complete privacy as you enjoy a range of activities. Take out a canoe or kayak onto the waters for a relaxing day of exploration, or cast your line for walleye, northern, and bass. If you're just looking to unwind, then lounge on the shores with a good book and soak up the sun!

Cabins, Cottages, and Chalets

Choose from eight unique cabins right along the shores of Hardy Lake when you stay at Shady Hollow Resort. The charming accommodations feature amenities such as full kitchens, whirlpool baths, and fireplaces. You'll be sure to feel right at home throughout your vacation!

  • Cribs
  • Pack N Play
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Balcony
  • Coffee Maker
  • Deck
  • Fireplace
  • Full Kitchen
  • Kitchenette
  • Microwave
  • Patio
  • Refrigerator
  • Whirlpool
  • Arts and Crafts
  • Basketball
  • Bingo
  • Bocce Ball
  • Horseshoes
  • Photography
  • Shopping
  • Sightseeing
  • Swimming
  • Beach
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating & Watercraft
  • Boat Docks
  • Canoeing
  • Fire Pit(s)
  • Fishing Pier(s)
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Outdoor Grill(s)
  • Hiking
  • Kayaking
  • Wildlife & Nature
  • Picnic Table(s)
  • Play Ground
  • Sailing
  • Babysitting/Daycare
  • Fishing Guides
  • Laundry Facilities
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Nearest Airports

  • Brainerd Lakes Regional Airport (BRD) / 11.3 miles
  • St Cloud Regional Airport (STC) / 54 miles
  • Chandler Field (AXN) / 59.2 miles

* Not all airports listed here may be open to public use, or service commercial flights

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