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An Upscale Resort, A Lifelong Experience

Half Moon Trail Resort is an upscale Minnesota family resort with unique activities and top notch service. The resort combines beautifully manicured grounds and stunning gardens, a large sand beach on crystal-clear Boot Lake, updated cabins, and outstanding guest service to help you unwind and reconnect with your family. The spacious, north country lodge provides a special place to gather with family and friends, read a book by the large stone fireplace, or order a malt at the old fashioned ice cream counter, which is the highlight for many, both young and old alike! There are many planned activities for both kids and adults, including kettle corn, a one-of-a-kind craft, minnow races, a carpet ball tournament, and many more. Guests experience personalized care and service from a family owned and operated resort, which is why many return year after year!

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Cabins, Cottages, and Chalets
Large private sand beach at Half Moon Trail Resort The beach at Half Moon Trail resort is groomed everyday and is a perfect spot for young swimmers with a gradual water depth and clean, clear water of Boot Lake. Half Moon Trail Resort offers a beautiful private beach that is secluded and surrounded by gardens. A highlight of Half Moon Trail is its inviting, sandy beach. Boot Lake is known for being exceptionally clean and quiet, so it's a perfect place for young kids to play while mom and dad get some well deserved time in the sun! The beautiful view is only made better by the many gardens surrounding the beach.
Many guests enjoy the outdoor heated pool at Half Moon Trail Resort. It is surrounded by gardens and is steps away from a hand dipped malt in the classic lodge. Cabin great room at Half Moon Trail Resort. View of cabin 18 exterior from Boot Lake at Half Moon Trail Resort. Gardens overlooking the beach at Half Moon Trail Resort. The gardens and grounds are immaculate and well groomed. Kettle Corn activity at Half Moon Trail Resort, in Park Rapids, MN The cabins at Half Moon Trail are well maintained. Almost all of the cabins at Half Moon Trail Resort have hand made quilts on every bed. Campfire at Half Moon Trail Resort. The resort offers a full schedule of family and kids activities throughout the week. Half Moon Trail Resort offers many different unique games such as carpet ball. Half Moon Trail Resort offers complimentary use of hydro bikes, kayaks, paddle boards, canoes, and paddle boats. Half Moon Trail resort offers many unique activities like the one shown here. Each year is a different, one-of-a-kind craft. The beach at Half Moon Trail resort is groomed everyday and is a perfect spot for young swimmers with a gradual water depth and clean, clear water of Boot Lake. The cabins at Half Moon Trail Resort are well maintained and kept immaculately clean. Half Moon Trail Resort offers many unique games like the one shown, knuckle ball. Boot lake is perfect for bird watching and is relatively undeveloped, with extremely clear water. There are many things for kids to do at Half Moon Trail Resort, including a large playground. There are many different games and toys for young children in the lodge at Half Moon Trail Resort. The pool is perfect for kids, or laying out in the hot summer sun catching some rays. It is centrally located, and steps away from the lodge. Large private sand beach at Half Moon Trail Resort Half Moon Trail Resort is located on the beautiful and pristine Boot Lake in Park Rapids, MN. Half Moon Trail Resort offers a full line-up of activities for families and children, shown here is a derby car race. Cabin number two at Half Moon Trail Resort. Half Moon Trail Resort offers a large lodge, complete with billiards, old fashioned ice cream counter, large stone fireplace, ping-pong and more. Half Moon Trail Resort has paddle boards, hydro bikes, kayaks, canoes, and a paddle boat to use free of charge while staying at the resort. Half Moon Trail Resort offers a heated outdoor pool from Memorial day through Labor day. Half Moon Trail Resort offers a beautiful private beach that is secluded and surrounded by gardens. The cabins at Half Moon Trail resort are well maintained, clean, and spaced among beautiful grounds. Half Moon Trail Resort has an old fashioned ice cream counter in their lodge, where you can order malts, shakes, on-tap root beer, and ice cream cones. Boot Lake at Half Moon Trail Resort is a perfect place for water sports with a crystal clear, spring fed lake. Half Moon Trail Resort has paddle boards, hydro bikes, kayaks, canoes, and a paddle boat to use free of charge while staying at the resort. A classic Minnesota family getaway to the lake. Half Moon Trail offers a full schedule of activities for all ages including, kettle corn, one-of-a-kind craft, casting contest, bingo, billiards tournament, scavenger hunt, minnow races, and more! They also offer a heated a swimming pool, bikes, a playground, and games like carpet ball, knuckle ball, and marble mountain for an endless supply of family fun at the lake.
Campfire at Half Moon Trail Resort. The resort offers a full schedule of family and kids activities throughout the week. 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!
Boot lake is perfect for bird watching and is relatively undeveloped, with extremely clear water. Beach at Half Moon Trail Resort, in Park Rapids, Minnesota. View of cabin 18 exterior from Boot Lake at Half Moon Trail Resort. The cabins at Half Moon Trail are well maintained. Lake gardens at Half Moon Trail Resort, on Boot Lake. Half Moon Trail Resort offers paddle boats free to the guests, and Boot Lake is perfect for fishing, and water sports with the family. Northern Lights above Boot Lake, MN. Relaxing in one of the many adirondack chairs overlooking Boot Lake is a perfect way to watch the sunrise or sunset. The north country sounds of a loon echoing over the early morning mist, or a glimpse of the northern lights as they dance across the starlit sky, or the refreshing feeling of waves lapping at your toes, are all a part of being immersed in nature at Half Moon Trail. The crystal clear waters of the relatively undeveloped Boot Lake offer a perfect location for seeing many kinds of wildlife right from the resort. You can also discover diverse bike trails just minutes way at Itasca State Park, take a trail ride on horseback through one of two state forests, or visit the Tamarac National Wildlife Refuge. And that's just the start of your Minnesota vacation!
The fishing in Boot Lake, MN is great for pan fish, walleye, bass, and northern, especially in the spring and early summer. Beach at Half Moon Trail Resort, in Park Rapids, Minnesota. Half Moon Trail Resort is located on the beautiful and pristine Boot Lake in Park Rapids, MN. Half Moon Trail Resort has paddle boards, hydro bikes, kayaks, canoes, and a paddle boat to use free of charge while staying at the resort. Whether your a serious angler looking for a lunker, or just looking to drop in a line and relax, Boot Lake offers both. The spring and early summer is when the majority of the walleyes are caught at the resort, but the northern and bass are great all summer long. The kids can find an abundance of sunfish right from the dock all summer long!
Relaxing in one of the many adirondack chairs overlooking Boot Lake is a perfect way to watch the sunrise or sunset. The beautiful crystal-clear waters of Boot Lake present the perfect setting for your romantic Minnesota getaway. Your charming lake cabin features a fully equipped kitchen, and is set among perfectly manicured gardens and grounds. Enjoy a peaceful sunset cruise on Boot Lake, a romantic campfire, lounging in the sun, or head out and explore Itasca State Park, which is just minutes away.
Beach at Half Moon Trail Resort, in Park Rapids, Minnesota. View of cabin 18 exterior from Boot Lake at Half Moon Trail Resort. Gardens overlooking the beach at Half Moon Trail Resort. The gardens and grounds are immaculate and well groomed. Kettle Corn activity at Half Moon Trail Resort, in Park Rapids, MN The cabins at Half Moon Trail are well maintained. Almost all of the cabins at Half Moon Trail Resort have hand made quilts on every bed. Campfire at Half Moon Trail Resort. The resort offers a full schedule of family and kids activities throughout the week. Half Moon Trail Resort offers complimentary use of hydro bikes, kayaks, paddle boards, canoes, and paddle boats. The fishing in Boot Lake, MN is great for pan fish, walleye, bass, and northern, especially in the spring and early summer. Half Moon Trail Resort offers paddle boats free to the guests, and Boot Lake is perfect for fishing, and water sports with the family. Relaxing in one of the many adirondack chairs overlooking Boot Lake is a perfect way to watch the sunrise or sunset. Large private sand beach at Half Moon Trail Resort Half Moon Trail Resort is located on the beautiful and pristine Boot Lake in Park Rapids, MN. Cabin number two at Half Moon Trail Resort. Half Moon Trail Resort has paddle boards, hydro bikes, kayaks, canoes, and a paddle boat to use free of charge while staying at the resort. Half Moon Trail Resort offers a beautiful private beach that is secluded and surrounded by gardens. Boot Lake at Half Moon Trail Resort is a perfect place for water sports with a crystal clear, spring fed lake. Half Moon Trail Resort has paddle boards, hydro bikes, kayaks, canoes, and a paddle boat to use free of charge while staying at the resort. 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 activities. The lake has a clarity rating of 19 feet, and with minimal boat traffic its perfect for water sports, fishing, or exploring with one of the resorts complimentary kayaks, hydro bikes, canoes, or paddle boat. Or, just relax and enjoy the view of this beautiful northern Minnesota lake!
The cabins at Half Moon Trail resort are well maintained, clean, and spaced among beautiful grounds. Cabin great room at Half Moon Trail Resort. Kettle Corn activity at Half Moon Trail Resort, in Park Rapids, MN The cabins at Half Moon Trail are well maintained. Almost all of the cabins at Half Moon Trail Resort have hand made quilts on every bed. Half Moon Trail Resort offers many different unique games such as carpet ball. The beach at Half Moon Trail resort is groomed everyday and is a perfect spot for young swimmers with a gradual water depth and clean, clear water of Boot Lake. The cabins at Half Moon Trail Resort are well maintained and kept immaculately clean. Lake gardens at Half Moon Trail Resort, on Boot Lake. Half Moon Trail Resort offers paddle boats free to the guests, and Boot Lake is perfect for fishing, and water sports with the family. Northern Lights above Boot Lake, MN. Many guests enjoy the outdoor heated pool at Half Moon Trail Resort. It is surrounded by gardens and is steps away from a hand dipped malt in the classic lodge. Cabin #18 at Half Moon Trail Resort is a beautiful four bedroom cabin that has A.C., dishwasher, and vaulted ceiling. Cabin number two at Half Moon Trail Resort. Cabin #12 at Half Moon Trail Resort. Inside the exceptionally clean cabins at Half Moon Trail Resort, you'll find updated north country style furnishing, classic knotty pine woodwork, fully furnished kitchens, and several combinations of layouts with one to four bedrooms, many of which have lofts. Each cabin has a lake-view, along with it's own deck and Weber grill. Half Moon Trail is a true getaway for anyone seeking a Minnesota lakeside retreat.
Amenities
Open Dates
  • May 25 to Sep 31
Property Size
  • 18 units
Nearby City
  • Park Rapids
Nearby Water
  • Boot Lake
General
  • Bicycles
  • Game Room/Arcade
  • Gift Shop
  • Pack N Play
  • Outdoor Playground
  • Sauna
  • Swimming Pool
  • Volleyball Court(s)
Room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Coffee Maker
  • Deck
  • Fireplace
  • Full Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Picnic Tables
  • Refrigerator
  • Sundeck
  • Whirlpool
Activities
  • Arts and Crafts
  • Bocce Ball
  • Horseshoes
  • Kid's Activities
  • Photography
  • Scavenger Hunts
  • Shopping
  • Swimming
  • Volleyball
  • Wineries
  • Beach
  • Beach Volleyball Court(s)
  • Biking/Bicycling
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating & Watercraft
  • Boat Docks
  • Canoeing
  • Fire Pit(s)
  • Fishing Pier(s)
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Outdoor Grill(s)
  • Hiking
  • Kayaking
  • Wildlife & Nature
  • Picnic Table(s)
  • Play Ground
Services
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Spa Services
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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

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