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An Upscale Resort, A Lifelong Experience

Half Moon Trail Resort is an upscale Minnesota family resort and a fulfilling experience for all ages. The resort combines visually stunning gardens and lawn areas, fully-equipped lodge-style accommodations, its own beach on crystal-clear Boot Lake and ever-changing, seasonal activities for a Minnesota family getaway that you've never even imagined. The fun starts at the lodge, with its game room and snack bar; it's the center of thrilling planned family activities, many invented by the resort staff. The family that owns Half Moon Trail are not only on site – they're participating along with you! All around the resort you'll find golf, museums and more! Experience personalized care and service. Return to a gorgeous, modern Minnesota cabin with all the amenities year after year!


A highlight of Half Moon Trail Resort is its inviting sandy beach. Toss in a fishing line from the dock, take out a paddle boat, or go for a swim on Minnesota's crystal clear Boot Lake. The beach offers many traditional activities that are sure to bring your family some well deserved quality time.


You won't find more exciting and original family and children's programs anywhere in the region – mainly because many of the games and activities have been invented at Half Moon Trail Resort! Enjoy sailboat building and racing, Stomp Rocket Golf, Noodle Mania, minnow races and much more. It's a Minnesota family getaway, redefined!


Half Moon Trail Resort is meant to be one of the finest entertainment resorts around, and you will definitely not be disappointed. Spice up the boring reunion with an exciting and fun gathering at Half Moon Trail! Enjoy a seemingly endless list of activities from kayaks and sand volleyball to children's programs and water activities. Come experience a family reunion that's unlike any other, inquire today!


As if the colorful gardens, forest and clear waters at Half Moon Trail aren't enough, you can also discover diverse bike trails at nearby Itasca State Park. Take a trail ride on horseback through either of two state forests. Visit the Tamarac National Wildlife Refuge. And that's just the start on your Minnesota vacation!


The Minnesota fishing at Half Moon Trail is suitable for challenge-seeking anglers, and for those who are just dropping in a line. Beginning in early June, experienced anglers will discover a world of walleye, northern and bass in Boot Lake, up to 109 feet deep. And any time, the kids can catch sunfish right from the dock!


The beautiful crystal-clear waters of Boot Lake present the perfect setting for your romantic Minnesota getaway. Your charming wood-crafted cabin features a fully equipped kitchen, and great views will be the romantic setting needed. Enjoy a walk along the beach at sunset, lounge under the sun, or head out nearby and visit Itasca State Park!


Half Moon Trail Resort owes much of its natural beauty to the 348-acre Boot Lake – a narrow, deep lake that's perfect for a variety of water sports. Water crafts of all kinds, including fishing skiffs, kayaks, canoes and paddle boats, are available right at the resort. Or, just relax and enjoy the view on this Minnesota lake!

Cabins, Cottages, and Chalets

Inside any of Half Moon Trail Resort's cabins you'll find new meaning in the word "upscale." Knotty pine interiors, full kitchens and modern yet distinctive furnishings combined with imaginative two- to four-bedroom loft layouts. Half Moon Trail is a true getaway for anyone seeking a Minnesota lakeside or lakeview retreat.

  • Wifi
  • Restaurant Onsite
  • Pets Allowed
  • Property Size 18 units
  • Conference Facility
  • Kids Allowed
  • Nearby City Park Rapids
  • Nearby Water Boot Lake
  • Open Dates May 24 to Sep 2

Plan your next group event at Half Moon Trail Resort.

With dazzling landscapes, spacious upscale cabins and a variety of original activities, Half Moon Trail is ideal for your next Minnesota reunion or group getaway. Inquire now!

For more information please call +1 (866) 775 - 2771 or Send Inquiry.



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Nearest Airports

  • Chandler Field (AXN) / 83.9 miles
  • Brainerd Lakes Regional Airport (BRD) / 71.3 miles
  • Hector International Airport (FAR) / 73.6 miles

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

Additional Information

  • Bicycles
  • Game Room/Arcade
  • Gift Shop
  • Sauna
  • Swimming Pool
  • Beach
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating & Watercraft
  • Canoeing
  • Fire Pit(s)
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Hiking
  • Kayaking
  • Wildlife & Nature
  • Play Ground
Room Amenities
  • Air Conditioning
  • Coffee Maker
  • Microwave
  • Sundeck
  • Whirlpool
  • Arts and Crafts
  • Horseshoes
  • Photography
  • Shopping
  • Swimming
  • Volleyball
  • Wineries
  • Laundry Facilities
Languages Spoken
  • English
34881 County Hwy. 46 Park Rapids, Minnesota 56470 United States  
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