Do it all...or sit back and relax

Madden’s offers more recreational amenities than any other resort in the Midwest, with fun options to suit every age and activity level.

At the Tennis & Croquet Club you’ll find tennis courts, USCA-sanctioned croquet lawns, lawnbowling, sand volleyball, horseshoes, badminton, and shuffleboard. Madden’s also offers four swimming pools (one outdoor, three indoor) with whirlpools and saunas, a children’s wading pool, an outdoor hot tub overlooking Gull Lake, and our own Gull Lake “waterpark,” complete with trampoline, swim platform and water bouncers.

Take advantage of our exercise facility, trapshooting, and nature tours. Madden’s also has three sand beaches stretching over a mile of shoreline and a fully equipped marina offering all types of watercraft.

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Aquatic Adventures

A visit to Madden’s won’t be complete without spending a great day on beautiful Gull Lake. We have it all from waterskiing to stand up paddleboarding and guided fishing!

Dive In

Tennis & Croquet Club

Madden’s Tennis & Croquet Club is home to six tennis courts, bentgrass croquet and lawnbowling lawns, shuffleboard, horseshoes, volleyball, badminton, basketball and mountain bikes.

Take A Swing

Adventure Cove Day Camp

ADVENTURE COVE is not your average vacation destination kids’ program. Our staff is committed to providing a unique and fun experience for children ages 4-12 while they are on vacation at Madden’s.

Find Adventure


World-class mountain biking can be found just outside our resort at Cuyuna Country State Recreation Area. 22 miles of new purpose-built, single track mountain bike trails make for an exciting outdoor adventure.

Go Explore

Stable Gallery at Madden’s

Featuring Minnesota and nationally recognized artists, as well as an eclectic blend of unique gifts.. Wine glass and leather painting and jewelry beading classes anytime.

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Trap Shooting

A sport unique to Madden’s, trap shooting is available on our grounds and is a regularly scheduled activity during the summer.

Take Aim

Area Adventures

Explore the Brainerd area on horseback, or get set for a zipline adventure.

Be Adventurous

Fitness Room

Your active lifestyle doesn’t need to take a vacation just because you do! Take advantage of our fitness facilities during your stay.

Get Moving

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