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Shady Lawn Resort is a lakeside getaway!

Shady Lawn Resort offers fresh air, breathtaking views, and a relaxing vacation at economical rates in Central Minnesota. This clean, pleasant, family-oriented resort with nicely shaded grounds overlooking Lake Darling offers fully equipped cabins for your vacation enjoyment. Just outside your door, you will find swimming, boating, fishing, and more on the shore and waters of Lake Darling. Bring everyone with you, including the family dog! Make lifelong memories with those you love!

  • Wifi
  • Restaurant Onsite
  • Pets Allowed
  • Property Size 8 units
  • Conference Facility
  • Kids Allowed
  • Nearby City ALexandria
  • Nearby Water Lake Darling
  • Open Dates All Year


Enjoy fully equipped cabins when you stay at Shady Lawn Resort in Minnesota! The cabins have everything you could need to feel like you're at a home away from home. You won't have to worry about a thing except for enjoying yourself when booking a cabin here!


Shady Lawn Resort is the ideal family vacation spot in Central Minnesota! Bring the kids and the dog and get ready to have a blast. Spend the day on the water of Lake Darling, swimming, boating or fishing. Hike the nearby trails and spend some family time by the campfire. You and your family will make memories that are sure to last a lifetime!


For the experienced angler, or if you want to teach you kids how to throw a line, Lake Darling offers excellent access to bass, crappie, northern pike, sunfish and walleye. Bring the boat along with you and take advantage of access to over 5,000 acres of adjoining lakes. You will enjoy the pristine view while you bring dinner back to the family!

Pet Friendly

Shady Lawn Resort is happy to welcome your furry family members during your next Alexandria getaway! Let your favorite four-legged friend experience the wilderness with you while you hike the nearby trails, and enjoy the water. Bring a leash and explore this beautiful Minnesota destination together!


Lake Darling is part of a 5,000-acre lake chain that you are free to explore during your stay at Shady Lawn Resort. With crystal clear waters, and sandy beaches, this lake is sure to provide you with plenty of fun activities. Relax on the anchored raft under the sun, explore the shoreline while boating, or dive in and do some swimming. Any way you choose to spend you day at the beach, you will be creating memories with your loved ones!

Additional Information

  • Tennis Court(s)
  • Biking/Bicycling
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating & Watercraft
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Hiking
  • Kayaking
  • Wildlife & Nature
Room Amenities
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Coffee Maker
  • Deck
  • Full Kitchen
  • Hair Dryer
  • Iron/Ironing Board
  • Microwave
  • Picnic Tables
  • Refrigerator
  • Hunting and Shooting
  • Sightseeing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Free Parking
Languages Spoken
  • English

Nearest Airports

  • Chandler Field (AXN) / 2.8 miles
  • Benson Municipal Airport (BBB) / 41.5 miles
  • Brainerd Lakes Regional Airport (BRD) / 69.4 miles

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

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