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The wooded paradise of Sunset Bay Resort is your canvas for creating a fantastic family getaway. Among more than 15 acres of trees, lawns and serenity, the resort features 500 feet of sandy shoreline, a safe swimming area and everything you need to enjoy it: beach and lawn game equipment is plentiful and paddleboats are free! The fishing is great on the shallow Dead Lake, and a fish cleaning facility is right on site!

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


Maplewood and Glendalough State Parks, and Inspiration Peak are not far from Sunset Bay, and there are many opportunities for viewing or photographing wildlife, especially birds and wildflowers. Also nearby is Minnesota’s first official birding trail, the Pine to Prairie Trail, which spans 223 miles across northwestern Minnesota, from Warroad to Fergus Falls.


The 7900-acre Dead Lake offers 36 miles miles of shoreline, with structure that makes it one of the best for fall fishing. You'll love the sandy swimming area at Sunset Bay Resort. Bring your boat!

Cabins, Cottages, and Chalets

Eight cozy lake-facing cabins are steps from the lakeshore and surrounded by trees and plenty of private space. They feature fully-equipped kitchens, private baths and more. Dock space is included!

  • Basketball Court(s)
  • Game Room/Arcade
  • Gift Shop
  • Outdoor Playground
  • Volleyball Court(s)
  • Basketball
  • Bocce Ball
  • Photography
  • Swimming
  • Volleyball
  • Beach
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating & Watercraft
  • Boat Docks
  • Canoeing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Wildlife & Nature
  • Play Ground
  • Laundry Facilities
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Nearest Airports

  • Chandler Field (AXN) / 46.7 miles
  • Benson Municipal Airport (BBB) / 81 miles
  • Hector International Airport (FAR) / 59.4 miles

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

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