Share this page

Welcome to Bluff Country Paradise at Cedar Valley Resort

Situated along the Root River, Cedar Valley Resort sits on 30 lush acres enveloped by scenic bluffs. With the 60-mile Root River Trail running through its property, there's no better place to get outdoors and have some fun! Go fishing, canoeing and tubing on the river, or hit the trail for biking, hiking, and cross country skiing; the resort has rentals available! Onsite you'll find volleyball and basketball courts, a 9-hole Frisbee golf course and two playgrounds. Retreat to one of eight spacious cabins for the evening, ranging from a deluxe eight-bedroom cabin that sleeps up to 40 to three-bedroom cabin villas. There's plenty of room for a great Minnesota family reunion or any kind of group retreat!

Family

At Cedar Valley, Minnesota family fun is at your fingertips! Stop by the resort's outfitters to rent tubes, canoes and cross country skis. Then hit the Root River Trail or float down the river; they're both right on site. There are also volleyball and basketball courts, a Frisbee golf course and more!

Meetings

Go off the beaten path for your next corporate retreat with a trip to Cedar Valley Resort. The deluxe resort cabins will provide the ideal meeting setting with spacious living area. Bring the family along for fun on the Root River, or just enjoy the onsite amenities like an outdoor playground and sand volleyball court. A group barbeque is the perfect way to finish a highly productive day!

Reunions

Make your next family reunion a picture perfect event at Cedar Valley Resort. Deluxe cabins ranging from three to eight bedrooms provide the perfect amount of space for groups of any size. The Northwoods Cabins are set up for a group retreat featuring eight bedrooms, six bathrooms, two full kitchens and two spacious great rooms. A common room joins the two cabins a comes complete with a stone fireplace and wet bar.

Nature

The bluffs tower above Cedar Valley Resort, while the river glistens at the property's edge. Birds chirp from cabin feeders. Deer or wild turkey will roam Cedar Valley's 30 acres of lush green space. Rent a bike from the resort to ride the Root River Trail; voted the No. 1 trail in all of Minnesota.

Fishing

There are bass in the Root River and poles and tackle to rent from the Cedar Valley – perfect for your Minnesota fishing vacation. Nearby you'll find 10 excellent trout streams within 20 minutes of the resort. After your day of fishing in beautiful Minnesota Bluff Country, a deluxe cabin awaits your return.

Romantic

Create your perfect romantic getaway in bluff country at Cedar Valley Resort. Enjoy a romantic couples massage in the privacy of your cabin, after a day full of outdoor activities. An intimate stroll in the woods, or a biking excursion through Root River Trail provide great outdoor adventures. Rekindle that spark by bundling up for a sleigh ride when the snow falls. Cedar Valley provides the perfect hideaway for love in Southern Minnesota.

Luxury

Vaulted ceilings, stone fireplace and hand made furnishings are just some of the luxury items featured at Cedar Valley Resort. The larger retreat cabins feature multiple kitchens and great room spaces, and can sleep up to 40 people. For those cold Minnesota nights, the Big Timber Cabin comes equipped with in-floor heat.

Honeymoon

Spend your honeymoon among the bluffs of Cedar Valley Resort. Explore the Root River Trail with a romantic stroll or bike ride. The #1-ranked trail in Minnesota measures 30 miles and winds its way through the property. Enjoy the natural beauty of the luxury log cabins, and prepare your first gourmet meal as a couple in your full kitchen.

Cabins, Cottages, and Chalets

Overlooking the river and trail, Cedar Valley's eight cabins boast spacious interiors, fireplaces and full kitchens. Surrounded by lush green space and towering bluffs, these three- to eight-bedrooms cabins have room for up to 40 people. It's the perfect place for a Minnesota reunion or group event.

Holiday

Spend your next holiday in the bluff country paradise that is Cedar Valley Resort. Snow on the ground will turn this rustic get away into a traditional winter wonderland. Hang your stockings around the fireplace, and celebrate glad tidings with your family and friends.

Outfitters

Cedar Valley makes it easy to enjoy the MN outdoors by outfitting you with canoes and kayaks, tubes, bikes, shuttles and cross country skis. Whether you want to float down the Root River, bike along the acclaimed 60-mile scenic Root River Trail, or just hitch a ride, Cedar Valley has you covered! You'll want for nothing when you stay at Cedar Valley Resort!

  • Wifi
  • Restaurant Onsite
  • Pets Allowed
  • Property Size 9 units
  • Conference Facility
  • Kids Allowed
  • Nearby City Lanesboro
  • Nearby Water Root River
  • Open Dates All Year

Nearest Airports

  • Decorah Municipal Airport (DEH) / 33 miles
  • Rochester International Airport (RST) / 31.2 miles
  • La Crosse Municipal Airport (LSE) / 34.7 miles

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

Additional Information

General
  • Basketball Court(s)
  • Bicycles
  • Gift Shop
Outdoors
  • Canoeing
  • Kayaking
  • Play Ground
  • Bird Watching
  • Cross Country Skiing
  • Fly Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Hiking
  • Wildlife & Nature
Room Amenities
  • Air Conditioning
  • Coffee Maker
  • Iron/Ironing Board
  • Microwave
Activities
  • Arts and Crafts
  • Basketball
  • Hunting and Shooting
  • Live Entertainment
  • Photography
  • Shopping
  • Sightseeing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Volleyball
  • Wineries
Services
  • Catering
  • Fishing Guides
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Meeting Room(s)
  • Fitness Programs
Languages Spoken
  • English
905 Bench Street Whalan, Minnesota 55949 United States  
Rates From

$140

Phone Number

1-866-562-7205

Visit the

Website

Send an

Inquiry

Questions?

No problem! Select the type of inquiry you'd like to send, enter your comments, and we'll make sure the property gets it.

By clicking 'Submit' you are agreeing to our Terms of Service

Vacation Request Successfully submitted. Thank You!

This property is ranked number 7 on Top 10 Minnesota Family Vacation Spots. Read about it here.

stats