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We stayed on Gull Lake, it has the best sunsets. It is so peaceful here and the water is a great... read more

Reviewed August 22, 2018
Sydney, Australia
So much to do!

We love Gull Lake! So much to do for everyone! Boating, fishing, golfing etc. lots of great resorts... read more

Reviewed August 14, 2018
Minneapolis, Minnesota
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Aug 22, 2018
Aug 14, 2018
“So much to do!”
Fifteen-mile long lake whose surrounding area is connected to various restaurants and accommodations.
8001 Pine Beach Peninsula, Brainerd, MN 56401
+1 800-642-5363
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Reviewed August 22, 2018

We stayed on Gull Lake, it has the best sunsets. It is so peaceful here and the water is a great temperature. The lake is clear and you have to walk out quite a way to get in deeper

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank 1234Col
Reviewed August 14, 2018

We love Gull Lake! So much to do for everyone! Boating, fishing, golfing etc. lots of great resorts and several great restaurants on the water you can access by boat. Our favorites are Jake’s, Ernie’s and Zorbas. We stayed at Cragun’s this year with a...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed August 6, 2018 via mobile

Great lake to surf on! Many resorts but the best way is to find a local who knows what to do and where to go.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank jake a
Reviewed July 12, 2017 via mobile

Gull Lake is beautiful! We took a pontoon ride and the views were breathtaking. We also canoed, paddle boated and rode a water bike. Fun!

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank mariagZ1086JM
Reviewed June 21, 2017

Gull Lake is the largest in this chain of lakes. If you could take a boat ride on all the chain of lakes, you should plan a full day. There are many places to stop for a very good meal - all these eating places...More

Date of experience: August 2016
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Reviewed April 9, 2017 via mobile

They have good pizza and good service. It's a laid back atmosphere. The place is always clean. They do a good job keeping the insects out. I will go back when I take a trip to Brainerd again.

Date of experience: July 2016
Thank Ali M
Reviewed February 22, 2017

I really like this lake because of the variety- of fish, land and resorts and fun things to do in the area. I really appreciate the cleanliness of the lake and we visit each year for the jaycees ice fishing tournament- what a great cause!...More

Date of experience: January 2017
Thank FamilyDad2013
Reviewed November 2, 2016

You can get a wide variety of activities here, from fishing, and is an amazing place, to going to restaurants - at lest six that I know of - to having some fun on the water. A great lake to be.

Date of experience: July 2016
Thank thor2705
Reviewed September 17, 2016

Gull lake and the establishments on the lake are never a disappointment. With several restaurants to pull up to with a boat you can spend all day on the lake in style. There are many smaller lakes on the Gull Chain where if you're tubing...More

Date of experience: September 2016
Thank pattyr338
Reviewed September 7, 2016

What an awesome lake...there are so many things to do on gull lake . From fishing or bar hopping gull lake is it. Has over 6 bars on the lake with many great eating establishments as well.

Date of experience: July 2016
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Nick G
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Yes there is a big sandbar