McGregor, MN 55760
Big Sandy Lodge & Resort is not just your average Up North vacation experience.
Located just 2 hours north of the Twin Cities, 1 hour west of the Twin Ports and 45 minutes south of Grand Rapids,
it’s a premier Minnesota resort community located in the heart of northern Minnesota’s vacationland on
Big Sandy Lake. You will find more than you’ve ever dreamed!
Big Sandy Lodge is a perfect combination of a lakeside retreat with comfortable accommodations.
Book your stay for a special night, romantic getaway, stay-cation or a special event.
While here you’ll enjoy great dining in our lakeside Bear’s Den and Pines Dining Room.
An expansive 3-tiered deck provides just the right atmosphere for a delicious dinner outside or a quiet escape with a favorite book and cup of coffee.
In addition to the dining, you’ll find the indoor pool, Jacuzzi and sauna a great way to unwind after a refreshing day in Minnesota’s North Country.
There’s also a fitness center and a media center. Bring your own games or check out our bean bags and play down by the lake.
A year around Christian Camp and Retreat Center serving groups of 5 – 350. Big Sandy Camp is accredited with both the Christian Camp and Conference Association. The camp provides a wide range of activities and full service accommodations for every season.
Covenant Pines Bible Camp has been a part of the McGregor Community since 1954. We started as a Summer Camp for Youth, but have since expanded to serve a wide variety of ages and groups. In the summers we have 8 weeks of youth camps and 2 weeks of family camps. For the rest of the year we serve families, Church Groups, School Groups, and businesses with our very flexible Guest Services program. Please visit our website for more information about Summer Camp or renting our Camp for your own custom retreat/getaway.
The Barn was established in 1971 and has a
history of festivals, camping, polka, and
Saturday Night Barn Dances.
The Barn continues to be available for Private Parties. Weddings, Receptions, Family
Reunions, Graduations, early Christmas parties,
Proms, etc. – almost any occasion!
This dance hall boasts a beautiful 25′ x 60′ maple
dance floor, bar, and seating for 300 plus.
On the map, Long Lake Conservation Center is in the heart of Aitkin County, south of Palisade, between McGregor and Aitkin. As a county park and nature education facility, Long Lake Conservation Center is the place for learning, discovery, and connecting to nature. Our mission is to encourage the exploration, conservation, education, and appreciation of nature! Everyday we work to connect people with nature. Primarily, Long Lake serves schools by hosting overnight, nature immersion field trips called the Long Lake Field Study. Additionally, we offer week long summer camps, adult programs, facility rentals, and community workshops. Long Lake Conservation Center sits on 760 acres and features a private lake, miles of hiking trails, ski trails, a bog boardwalk, geocaches, and more! Mark Long Lake Conservation Center on your map as a destination for discovery, we cannot wait to explore with you!
Experience golf in Minnesota as it was meant to be. Minnesota National is a Northern Minnesota 27 hole Joel Goldstrand Masterpiece. With five sets of tees on every hole and stretching to a magnificent 7200 yards, our Championship Course has something to offer all levels of golfers. The championship course has meticulously maintained bentgrass fairways, tees and greens, and Ohio white sand bunkers. Each hole will make you feel like you are out on the course all alone, except you will be surrounded by the abundant wildlife and beauty that is native to Northern Minnesota. Also stop in for a quick 9-holes on our Savanna Course. With a par of 33 that can be played to 2500 yards, the course is great for the family, a fun late nine or a way to hone your wedge skills, Savanna is truly a course that can be enjoyed by all levels.
Considered one of the most beautiful locations in Northern Minnesota, Minnesota National is a magical place for your special day with elegant indoor and outdoor ceremony and reception sites of varying sizes and environments. Our dedicated team is committed to make your experience one to remember. We can accommodate groups up to 300+ people. Our event menu can fit any budget. Whether it is appetizers, a buffet, or plated dinner service, your guests are sure to be impressed. It’s the perfect setting for your perfect day!