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Celebrating 27 Years on Sand Lake!

You'll find the beautiful Pine Grove Lodge on the banks of Sand Lake near Max, Minnesota. This resort is the perfect destination for those seeking privacy, seclusion, and the silence of the deep woods. But it's also home to plenty of fun recreational opportunities! Sand Lake is known for its excellent Walleye fishing and your family will love swimming in the lake, playing on the sandy beach, and participating in a game of volleyball or horseshoes. The lodge's six log cabins will provide you with comfortable, spacious accommodations, ensuring you'll feel at home in the Northlands!

  • Wifi
  • Restaurant Onsite
  • Pets Allowed
  • Property Size 6 units
  • Conference Facility
  • Kids Allowed
  • Nearby City Max
  • Nearby Water Sand Lake
  • Open Dates All Year


Just feet from your rustic accommodations is a beautiful sand beach, the perfect location for a day full of fun in the sun during your stay at Pine Grove Lodge. There are no sudden drop-offs as you venture into Sand Lake, making this the ideal beach for children just learning to swim! Enjoy the refreshing lakeside atmosphere as you lounge on the shores or splash in the waters with the kids!


There are plenty of recreational opportunities at Pine Grove Lodge that your whole family will love. Play a game of volleyball out on the sandy beach, go swimming in Sand Lake, or stay on dry land and explore the area on a hike. If the weather happens to be dreary, don't worry! The lodge has a Game Room with lots to do.


Sand Lake is a hot spot for Walleye fishing. In 2011, the lake was stocked with nearly three million Walleye fry and some of the best fishing happens in the fall season. You'll also find Northern Pike, Crappie, Bass, Jumbo Perch and Sunfish in this lake. Make Pine Grove Lodge the home base for your next Minnesota fishing adventure!


Sand Lake is an excellent spot for fishing, but there's also a sandy beach with no drop-offs and the lodge has inner tubes for swimming. Take your boat out for a day of water sports, or enjoy a relaxing day of fishing for walleye and more. You can also grab a free canoe or paddle boat from the lodge if you prefer exploring at a slower pace!


Among the majestic Norway Pine trees, you'll discover an abundance of wildlife. Guests of Pine Grove Lodge have remarked that the area is reminiscent of Yosemite Park. With great hiking, fishing, and hunting opportunities available, this is truly an outdoor lover's paradise!

Pet Friendly

Don't forget that pets need a vacation, too! For a nominal fee of only $25 per night, you can enjoy an incredible outdoor getaway with your family pet, provided that you remember to clean up after them throughout your stay. Make it a true family vacation and make sure to bring your favorite four-legged friend with you to Pine Grove Lodge!

Cabins, Cottages, and Chalets

Pine Grove Lodge has a total of six cabins available. They offer a single one-bedroom cabin, 4 two-bedroom cabins and a three-bedroom cabin. Each is equipped with a full bath, complete kitchen, and private dock. You'll also find BBQ grills and picnic tables.

  • Game Room/Arcade
  • Gift Shop
  • Bocce Ball
  • Horseshoes
  • Hunting and Shooting
  • Shopping
  • Shuffle Board
  • Sightseeing
  • Swimming
  • Volleyball
  • Boating & Watercraft
  • Canoeing
  • Play Ground
  • ATV/Fourwheeling
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Hiking
  • Wildlife & Nature
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Plan your next group event at Pine Grove Lodge.

Pine Grove Lodge's six spacious cabins provide you with a great place to host a reunion or group retreat. Inquire today about their rates and availability!

For more information please call +1 (218) 659 - 2865 or Send Inquiry.

Nearest Airports

  • Falls International Airport (INL) / 73.7 miles
  • Chisholm Hibbing Airport (HIB) / 56.3 miles
  • Brainerd Lakes Regional Airport (BRD) / 81.9 miles

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

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