Minnesota isn’t called the land of 10,000 lakes for nothing. With all the lakes that are around the state, you are bound to find a couple that you love to visit.
East Otter Tail County has over 1,000 lakes to choose from, which makes it a great Minnesota Vacation destination. No matter which lake you choose to visit in the county, there are several great resorts and lodging options available to you.
Big Pine Lake Lodging: Big Pine Lake is located north of Perham)
Big Pine Lodge is a cozy rustic resort that has 200 feet of sandy beach and swimming area available. There are RV sites and camping along with Lake view cabin rentals available. They also have a boat landing and dock space that you can use. They welcome pets and also have a lodge that has a restaurant open on the weekends.
Another option is the Whispering Pines Resort. This resort has eight cottages ranging from one to four bedrooms. With 350 feet of sandy beach you can enjoy great swimming here. There is a 16 foot aluminum boat that in included with each cottage as well as a fishing dock and boat launching facilities. This resort also has spacious campground spots with full hookups available, however pets are not allowed.
Dead Lake Lodging: (Located near Dent, MN)
The Northern Lights Resort was 10 cottages available for rent as well as 8 campsites. They have a protected bay, a nice sandy beach, great swimming, volleyball and horseshoe courts, a playground, and a store. There are also boat and pontoon rentals available as a big draw to this lake is the great fishing. Pets are allowed on a leash.
Kimp’s Kamp is located on the north shore of Dead Lake. It has eleven cabins available, each of which comes with a Lund fishing boat. There are also motor boats and pontoons available for rent. This site has a great sandy beach for swimming and pets are allowed.
Otter Tail Lake Lodging: (located by Ottertail, MN)
Nifty Nook Resorts offers up seven lakefront cabins. It is located on the west shores of Otter Tail Lake and is perfect for swimming, boating, and fishing.
Barky’s Resort is open year round and features nine cabins. It has a great sandy beach for swimming as well as a playground and laundry facilities. There are pontoons, fishing boats, and Jet Ski rentals available. There are no pets allowed at this resort.
Red Lantern Resort has six cabins available for rent all year round. They have a beautiful sandy beach that is great for fishing. There are paddleboats, kayaks, boats, and lifts available for rent. There is also a resort store that offers snacks, bait, tackle, and gas.
Otter Tail Beach Resort is located right next to the Balmoral Golf Course. IT has 10 cabins available for rent and also has boat, motor, and pontoon rentals available. It boasts a great playground, screened patio, a sandy beach, and great swimming. Special low rates are available in the spring and fall.
There are many other great lakes and resorts that are located in East Otter Tail County, MN. Some of these great lakes include, Rush Lake, Lake Five, East Silent Lake, and West Loon Lake. There is lodging available at or around all these lakes as well. Just check out the web to find out more information about what is available for you. One thing is for sure, if you are going to be staying out at a lake in East Otter Tail County, you are going to have a great time and get great lake views no matter where you are.