A Classic Minnesota Family Lake Resort in Park Rapids


Family Resort on Boot Lake

Our Park Rapids resort is a special blend of landscaped gardens, great activities, and contemporary facilities, all set on an incredibly clear lake. Experience the personalized care and service that a family owned and operated resort can provide. Join us for a stroll through our cabins, lodge, beach, and gardens. We have utilized lists, photographs, and videos to facilitate your tour. Our cabins are newer or have been recently remodeled. Five of the cabins are large enough to accommodate ten people or more. The 20 by 40 foot pool is heated to 82 degrees from Memorial Day through Labor Day.

Half Moon Trail Resort is located on Boot Lake, three miles long and crystal clear. There is a large sandy beach for swimming, sunning, and playing in the sand. Many kids’ activities and family programming make this an exciting resort for kids. The resort is set among mature oaks and pines with extensive lawn and meticulously landscaped gardens; new guests are amazed with the flowers.

Park Rapids is a major resort and tourist center, with over 100 resorts providing access to one of the most beautiful lake areas of Minnesota. Many fine golf courses, restaurants, and shopping opportunities are available to compliment your vacation On the other hand, if your idea of a great vacation is to relax with a good book or rig up your pole and cast for bass or jig for walleyes, then Park Rapids and Boot Lake are certainly good choices. Itasca State Park, famous headwaters of the Mississippi River, is just minutes away. Your resort experience at Half Moon Trail can vary from a quiet, more reserved, nature-focused vacation to a more social, interactive experience. If you choose to get involved with the many scheduled activities, events, and amenities, your family will become integrated with the resort community that naturally develops throughout the course of the week.

Although this web site has a wealth of information about our resort, please call us at 888-732-0272; we would love to introduce ourselves and answer any questions you might have.

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