34654 Big McDonald Lane, Dent, MN 56528 218-758-2369

~Welcome to Big McDonald Resort!~

We invite you to vacation with us on beautiful Big McDonald Lake. Our resort is the only one on this quiet 1,000 acre spring-fed lake located in Otter Tail County, known as "Lakes Country" for its 1,048 enchanted lakes nestled amidst rolling hills and expansive hardwood forests.  

Big McDonald Lake boasts water clarity of up to 25 feet, among the cleanest in the state.  Our eight cabins are  located on level grounds within 40 feet of the water and offer excellent views.  Easily accessible from I-29 or I-94,  for fishing, boating, swimming or just plain old relaxing, you can experience it all. 

We are committed to providing a quality resort experience, from well maintained grounds and immaculate cabins, to a friendly family atmosphere. 

Spend your vacation with us and start a new tradition!

Covid 19 Response:

As the COVID-19 situation continues to rapidly evolve Big McDonald Resort, is continually monitoring the situation. The health and safety of our customers, employees and communities is our top priority. 
Our goal has been, and continues to be, to provide each group a welcoming and comfortable vacation. At this time, we are confident that we will still be able to provide the vacation you have come to expect from Big McDonald Resort, with some slight adjustments in place to ensure everyone who visits remains safe and healthy. 
We are closely following the recommendations from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and local health agencies and governments to guide the steps we’re taking. We will update our policies accordingly as the situation develops. Please contact us if you have any questions.
These are challenging times but we are confident that we will get through this. We look forward to opening our doors soon so we can share more memories with you!

The Gabrielson Family 34654 Big McDonald Lane
Dent, MN 56528