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The Ultimate Family Resort in Brainerd, Minnesota

The Ultimate Family Resort in Brainerd, Minnesota

Tucked into the beautiful shoreline of Gull Lake in central Minnesota, Cragun's Resort is the ultimate family vacation and group destination. With a mile of private beach, indoor and outdoor pools, a marina, golf courses, a sports complex, and endless activities, our Brainerd resort is the ultimate all-season playground. From beach bonfires to lake cruises to family entertainment, discover fun and relaxation in the beautiful Brainerd Lakes region.

Private Beach at Cragun's Resort, Brainerd

Private Beach

Cragun's Resort features a one-mile sandy beach on the shores of Gull Lake - South Beach and North Beach. Enjoy swimming, kayaking, paddleboarding, lounging on the sand, and evening bonfires. North Beach offers lounge chairs, firepits, and picnic tables, and is perfect for cookouts, reunions, events, and family gatherings. South Beach offers a swimming area, inflatable swim toys, a children's playground, lounge chairs, picnic tables, and fire rings. There is plenty of complimentary firewood for nights of marshmallow roasting, stargazing, and songs around the campfire.

Indoor and Outdoor Pools at Cragun's Resort, Brainerd

Indoor and Outdoor Pools

Discover the indoor pool complex with a soothing whirlpool and an inviting sundeck overlooking Gull Lake. During the summer, the outdoor pool and children's pool are your family's favorite oasis.

Pool Games at Cragun's Resort, Brainerd Minnesota

Pool Games

Enjoy endless entertainment at our poolside game area where you can challenge your family and friends to ping pong, pool table, air hockey, foosball, or classic arcade games.

Fitness Center at Brainerd Minnesota

Fitness Center

Indulge in a cardio or strengthening and toning workout in our fitness center with TVs and full-length mirrors.

Tennis Courts at Cragun's Resort, Brainerd

Tennis Courts

Our indoor tennis courts offer a climate-controlled environment for all-season play and can be converted into pickleball and volleyball courts. Located on the south side of the resort, guests enjoy outdoor courts, as well as pickleball courts.

Tamarack Event Centre at Cragun's Resort

Tamarack Event Centre

Our 22,000 square-foot The Tamarack Event Centre features basketball, tennis, pickleball, and volleyball courts, an indoor running track and a fitness center.

Explore at Gull Lake at Cragun's Resort, Brainerd

Resort Map

Situated on a mile of sandy shoreline, there's a lot to explore at our Gull Lake resort. Discover all the fun with our Resort map.

  • Resort Amenities
    • Private Beaches
    • Indoor & Outdoor pools
    • Sauna
    • Complimentary Wi-Fi
    • Complimentary Parking
    • Recreation Pass
    • 5 Restaurants and Bars
    • Marina and Boat Rentals
    • Golf Courses
    • Meeting and Event Space
    • Activities