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34881 County Highway 46, Park Rapids, MN 56470-4034
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Half Moon Trail Resort is an upscale family resort located north of Park Rapids, MN on Boot Lake. Here you will find a special blend of landscaped gardens, unique activities, updated accommodations, and outstanding customer service to help you unwind and reconnect with your family. The lake is crystal clear and has minimal boat traffic making it perfect for water sports, fishing, or exploring with one of our complimentary kayaks, hydro bikes, canoes, or the paddle boat. There are lots of planned, supervised activities for both families and kids, including kettle corn, a one-of-a-kind craft, minnow races, a carpet ball tournament, and many more. We also offer a heated swimming pool, a large sand beach, bikes, a playground, and unique games like carpet ball, and marble mountain. The spacious, north country lodge provides a special place to gather with family and friends, read a book by the large stone fireplace, or order a malt at the old fashioned ice cream counter, which is the highlight for many, both young and old alike! Nearby attractions include Itasca State Park, the Heartland Trail, Character Challenge High Ropes Course, Golfing, and the Tamarack National Wildlife Refuge. Park Rapids also offers a multitude of unique shopping and dining experiences for those looking for entertainment off the lake.
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34881 County Highway 46, Park Rapids, MN 56470-4034
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Katherine S wrote a review Sep 2020
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This is our second year at Half Moon Trail. It is a beautiful family friendly place. The grounds are absolutely beautiful. Our group was age 5 to 75 and each person had a relaxing and fun weekend. We are already booked for next Labor Day weekend. Also the ice cream is delicious. Katherine Smith
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Date of stay: September 2020Trip type: Traveled with family
Nicole wrote a review Sep 2020
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Ryan and Liz are absolutely wonderful! Easy to work with, very responsive and so nice! We fully enjoyed our week long stay. The grounds are beautiful and very well maintained. Our cabin was very clean and had everything we needed (dishes, pots and pans). There were many activities and things for my young kids to do. They have an awesome pool, great beach, entertaining play set and fabulous ice cream! The staff were so kind and friendly! We definitely felt at home here and can’t wait to make this a yearly tradition. Highly recommend!!
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Date of stay: August 2020Trip type: Traveled with family
Brian M wrote a review Aug 2020
Bozeman, Montana9 contributions1 helpful vote
This was our family's third straight year visiting Half Moon Trail Resort and we rescheduled for next year as soon as we left. This is the perfect place to relax with family for the week. This is a family run resort and the attention to detail shows, the grounds are always impeccably kept. The high return guest rate means our kids have made friends that they see each year and they are always kept busy swimming, fishing and enjoying the many organized activities that Ryan and Liz plan including bingo night, crafts, carpet ball competitions and momre.
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Date of stay: August 2020
shari-gophermom wrote a review Aug 2020
Maple Grove, Minnesota27 contributions13 helpful votes
Our family has been going to Half Moon Trail for 19 years now. We started attending when our kids were young grade-school aged. They are now both out of college, and still make efforts to join us at this beautiful resort. This year was challenging due to COVID-19, but the owners were very cognizant of safety. Some group activities were canceled this year due to social distancing, but this was to be expected. There were hand sanitizing stations throughout the resort, and masks are requested to be worn while in the lodge. The beautiful beach, heated swimming pool, and amazing gardens cannot be matched. It is like walking through a professional arboretum every day. We call our week at Half Moon Trail our family reunion with people that we are not related to, as so many of our cabin friends keep coming back every year.
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Date of stay: August 2020
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Room Tip: There are 3 lodge rooms that are like a hotel. The rest are individual cabins, all with a lake view.
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Jesse L wrote a review Aug 2020
Plymouth, Minnesota5 contributions
We have vacationed at HMT for the past 9 years and every year we leave knowing we want to return. The grounds are beyond compare and the owners are extremely hospitable and go above and beyond to be sure everyone has a relaxing and memorable time. The activities for children are well thought out, and the lake is perfect for swimming, boating, or fishing. There is no better place to vacation with family than HMT.
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Date of stay: July 2020
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Frequently Asked Questions about Half Moon Trail Resort
Which popular attractions are close to Half Moon Trail Resort?
Nearby attractions include Two Inlets State Forest (3.1 miles).
What are some of the property amenities at Half Moon Trail Resort?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include a pool, free parking, and kids activities.
Which room amenities are available at Half Moon Trail Resort?
Top room amenities include a kitchenette, air conditioning, and a refrigerator.
Is parking available at Half Moon Trail Resort?
Yes, free parking is available to guests.
Are there opportunities to exercise at Half Moon Trail Resort?
Yes, guests have access to a pool and a sauna during their stay.
Are any cleaning services offered at Half Moon Trail Resort?
Yes, laundry service and self serve laundry are offered to guests.
Does Half Moon Trail Resort have any great views?
Yes, guests often enjoy the lake view available here.
Is Half Moon Trail Resort accessible?
Yes, it offers wheelchair access and reduced mobility rooms. For specific inquiries, we recommend calling ahead to confirm.