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A Quiet Minnesota Northwoods Getaway

In the heart of the majestic Chippewa National Forest, on ten acres of pristine forested land, you'll find Driftwood Resort. Each of their cabins are fully-equipped and provide breathtaking views of the Minnesota Northwoods. Nestled on the shores of Sand Lake, you can wake up each morning and watch the sunrise over the waters before heading out for a day of fishing. Boat and pontoon rentals right onsite so cruise the lake at your leisure and reel in plenty of walleye, pike, and bass. The surrounding forest views are sure to take your breath away, and if you're looking to get a little closer, enjoy a rejuvenating hike through the trails after you've had your fill of water fun. There's no better place than this to enjoy quiet, undisturbed nature and adventure.

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Cabins, Cottages, and Chalets
null null Spend quality time with your loved ones on the shores of Sand Lake. Driftwood Resort offers all the comforts of home with their fully-equipped cabins, and plenty of adventure with their prime lakeside setting. The kids will love building sandcastles on the beach or learning how to fish out on the lake. Make memories here to last you a lifetime!
Nature View of Driftwood Resort null Surrounded by the beautiful Chippewa National Forest, Driftwood Resort is the ultimate destination for a Minnesota nature adventure. Spend your days hiking through miles of forest trails and keeping your eyes peeled for signs of wildlife. If that's not enough, fantastic fishing is available out on Sand Lake, located just steps away from your cabin!
null null null null null null Fishing is practically a way of life up here! Driftwood Resort offers excellent fishing adventures for both the expert and beginner. You'll love the chance to cast your line from the comfort of your boat on Sand Lake. Breathe in the crisp natural air and wait for the fish to bite! The lake is teeming with walleye, northern pike, bass, crappie, perch, and panfish so you're sure to reel in plenty of great catches during your stay!
The adventurous couple will love a stay at Driftwood Resort. Here, the two of you can truly leave everything behind and indulge in the peace and quiet of the Minnesota Northwoods. Relax on a canoeing ride across Sand Lake, spend a day fishing from a boat, or hike the trails of beautiful Chippewa National Forest. In the evening, your cozy, fully-equipped cabin provides plenty of space to unwind together without any distractions!
Next time you plan a getaway in the land of 10,000 lakes you don't have to worry about leaving behind your four-legged best friend because Driftwood Resort is a pet-friendly destination! Let your furry friend enjoy the life by the lake and explore the area together, go fishing, hiking or kayaking. Endless adventures await on the shores of Sand Lake.
null null null null null null null Nature View of Driftwood Resort Sand Lake is a premier Minnesota destination for outdoor adventures and relaxation. Driftwood Resort rests right along its shores and offers a wide array of activities to keep you busy throughout your stay. Fish for walleye and bass, lounge on the beach and soak up the sun, or just go for a swim to cool off. The choice is yours!
null Couples looking for a peaceful honeymoon experience will find Driftwood Resort the perfect choice. This beautiful Minnesota Northwoods getaway lets you unwind after all the excitement of your wedding. Their cozy lakefront cabins provide you with the comforts of home, while the prime location means you're never far from the fun. Enjoy fishing, hiking, and just relaxing together to your heart's content!
null null Nature View of Driftwood Resort Driftwood Resort features a collection of six two-bedroom cabins that are just steps away from Sand Lake. Surrounded by the Chippewa National Forest, these fully-equipped cabins are perfect for your Minnesota Northwoods getaway. Enjoy amenities such as cozy living rooms, stocked kitchens, bathrooms, and more!
Because celebrating the holidays away from home becomes more memorable, Driftwood Resort offers six two-bedroom cabins for you and your loved ones. Find the one that you like and whether you are here for Memorial Day, the Fourth of July, Halloween or even Christmas make your holiday one to remember.
Open Dates
  • May 9 to Nov 15
Property Size
  • 6 units
Nearby City
  • Deer River
Nearby Water
  • Sand Lake
  • Basketball Court(s)
  • Gift Shop
  • Library
  • Pack N Play
  • Outdoor Playground
  • Volleyball Court(s)
  • Wireless Internet
  • Coffee Maker
  • Full Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Picnic Tables
  • Refrigerator
  • Arts and Crafts
  • Basketball
  • Bocce Ball
  • Hunting and Shooting
  • Shopping
  • Sightseeing
  • Swimming
  • Volleyball
  • ATV/Fourwheeling
  • Beach
  • 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
  • Free Parking
  • Fishing Guides
  • Children Welcome
  • Pet Friendly
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COVID-19 Cleaning Standards

We are elated that our resort is allowed to be open!  Our small, 6 cabin resort is ideal for social distancing on vacation.  We are surrounded by the Chippewa National Forest, our lake is over 4000 acres, and we don't accommodate large groups.  Our cleaning standards have always been very high and we are now following CDC (Center of Disease Control) recommended cleaning practices. These practices are posted in cabins.    

Deal Expires

December 31, 2020

Travel Dates
  • March 1, 2020 to December 31, 2020
Terms and Conditions

Call 218-659-4663 or email We require a $200 deposit per cabin to confirm your stay. Be advised that we do not take credit cards at this time. Personal check, money order, or cashier's check.

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