On Little Mantrap Lake
Phone: (218) 732-5480


A family resort on Little Mantrap Lake near Park Rapids, Minnesota

Our Beach

Our beach is a safe, gently sloping, sandy area facing southwest for the warm summer sun. A swim raft is anchored a few feet from the shoreline of clear, spring-fed Little Mantrap Lake. We offer free kayaks, paddle boards, paddle boats, a canoe, and plenty of beach chairs for guests to use during their stay.

Our Playground

For the children's enjoyment we have a large and expansive playground. Swings, slides, climbers and a sandy beach area are available for the small children. We have basketball, volleyball and a large playground area with a play train and a pirate ship for all the adventurous kids to enjoy.

Our Lodge

The lodge houses a small convenience store complete with live bait, ice, snacks, firewood, gasoline and much more. Feel free to stop in the lodge if you need assistance with anything or a fresh cup of coffee and conversation.

Wi-Fi is available throughout the resort.

Scheduled Activities

*June 11th thru Labor Day*
Scheduled day may differ; Please confirm with front desk during your stay.


After 3pm – Check-In


10am-12pm– Coffee and Doughnuts in the Lodge -


6pm – Family Bingo Night in the Lodge


10am – Nature Hike (ages 5-10)


1-2pm – Troll Hunt!
Fun outside activity for ages 7 and up – Scavenger Hunt!


2-3pm – Ice cream cone time!
Stop by the lodge for your free ice cream cone!

All outdoor activities are weather permitting.  Please check with the lodge to confirm.

Fishing on Little Mantrap Lake

Little Mantrap Lake in Park Rapids, MN boasts fishing opportunities for the whole family. Largemouth bass, crappies, sunfish, northern and walleye are found in the arms and bays of this clear, spring fed lake.

As you fish the bays and shoreline of the lake for panfish you can see 12-13 ft. into the clean waters of Little Mantrap Lake. The depth varies from 10-15 ft. along the shoreline to  35-40 ft. in most areas with a few deeper spots. Plant life varies from water lilies to cattails and bullrushes with no surface rocks or stumps to damage your boat while you fish.

Boats And Motors

Canoe, Paddle Boats, Kayaks and Paddle Boards

Free - Please remember to wear a life jacket

Life Jackets

Available for Free at our Lodge

Pontoon Rentals

$25 Per Hour plus gas
Daily: $150 plus gas (9 hours)
Weekly: $700 plus gas (Sat. 5pm to Fri. 5pm)
NEW: Weekly Deposit $100 refundable up to 2 weeks prior to arrival
**NOTE: Only weekly rentals taken in advance of your stay**
Daily & Hourly rentals are taken in-person upon your arrival


Reserved Fee* $35
Non-Reserved Fee** $60

Boat/Motor (6HP)

Weekly: Reserved Fee* $195 Per Week
Weekly: Non-Reserved Fee** $235 Per Week

Daily: Minimum consecutive 2 day boat/motor rentals are available for $125. Rentals MUST be reserved in advance by 2 p.m. the prior day. All boat/motor rentals include first tank of gas/oil.

Extra Docking Fee

$50 Per Week

Deluxe Boat

16ft Alumacraft Lunker - 30hp Electric Start; 3 Seats; Live well; Depth Finder; Trolling Motor
Weekly: $400 plus gas (Sat. 5pm to Fri. 5pm)

*Reserved Fee - in advance, up to the Wed. before your arrival week.
**Non-Reserved Fee - is later than stated above or after your arrival time.

A ramp is available for boat launching free of charge to resort guests and includes trailer parking right next to the launch.

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