A setting of natural splendor in Alexandria, Minnesota, this year-round resort is the ideal family getaway.

Anytime of year, there's always something fun to do at Arrowwood Resort in the beautiful lakes area of Alexandria, Minnesota! From outdoor activities that take advantage of our scenic terrain like swimming in the summer and snowmobiling in the winter, to indoor fun at Big Splash Waterpark and Camp Arrowwood we'll keep you busy at Arrowwood Resort Hotel!


There's nothing quite like being on the water in a Minnesota summer. Arrowwood's marina offers all the equipment you need to do just that. Our full service Marina is equipped with everything you need to enjoy the beautiful summer days on the water.


  • 17' Ski boat
  • 14' Fishing boats w/motor
  • 25' Pontoon
  • 35' Pontoon

NON-MOTORIZED BOAT RENTALS:  Canoes, Paddle Boats, Kayaks

Fishing guides are available to assist you in finding the area's fishing "Hot Spots". A three-day advance reservation is required in order to secure a local guide.  

Campfire and Marshmallow Roast -
We have a campfire and marshmallow roast every evening in the summer, weather permitting. We supply the fire and marshmallows at our boardwalk fire pit. All you need to do is show up.

Lake Darling Cruise -
A leisurely evening cruise around Lake Darling. Call the marina for reservations. Limited space is available and cruise times may vary. Weather permitting. Scheduled on Wednesdays and Saturdays during the summer.


SNOW CENTER - Enjoy some of the best groomed snowmobile trails in central Minnesota, Douglas County.  The Snow Center is located right on the D.A.T.A. trail with access to hundreds of miles of trails. Bring your own sled or rent one from us. We have snowmobile trailer parking on property.

Arrowwood's Mini Z Snowmobile for kids is available for children ages 6 through 11.  The Snow Center has designated an area for Mini Z riding.

Enjoy ice fishing in the comfort of our fish house.  Accommodates four people.  Equipped with lights, propane heat, chairs, cards, and "rattle wheels."

We have an opportunity for ice skating not only on our freshwater pond, but also in the rink and broomball rink on Lake Darling in front of the hotel (ice thickness permitting).  Nets and a warming house will be available at the large Lake Darling rink.  You may also use your hockey equipment to play.

We have groomed trails on property for you to enjoy.  Classical and skates tracks are available. There are also trails nearby.

Sledding is available at the Snow Center sledding hill. The hill is for all ages to enjoy. Sleds are available at no charge, or you may bring your own.

Enjoy Alexandria's ski area, Andes Tower Hills, located only 17 miles from Arrowwood. Andes has 15 downhill runs for everyone from beginner to expert.  Facilities are open mid November to March, weather permitting.

Tennis, Basketball, Volleyball, Board Games & Puzzles, Movies, Crafts, Cookie Decorating, T-shirt Decorating, Complimentary Popcorn & Pop, Indoor Pool Area, Ping Pong, Fitness Center, Rafter's Lounge with Darts, Checkers, Chess, Library Corner & Complimentary Popcorn.

OUTDOOR ACTIVITIES - Weather Permitting -
Skating, Sledding, Broomball, Cross Country Skiing, Snowmobile for children ages 6-11, Bonfire with S'mores every evening, Sleigh Rides.

ARROWWOOD HORSE STABLE - Enjoy some of the finest horseback riding Minnesota has to offer.  Our 30-horse stable with riding ring and trails is one of our favorite amenities. It offers a unique experience for anyone staying at Arrowwood Resort. We offer a scenic 45-minute guided trail ride every hour. The trail rides are a walk only. This is for the safety of all our guests. Advanced reservations required. Trail riders must be at least 8 years old and at least 48" tall.

GROUP ACTIVITIES....Arrowwood offers a variety of planned activities to entertain your group.  Ask about our golf, tennis, volleyball, putting and fishing tournaments.  Or, check out a variety of games organized and carried out by our Recreation Department such as:

Amazing Race - Arrowwood Style - Take your team on an adventure through Arrowwood's property. Go through the clues and challenges as quickly as you can to be the first to finish the race.

Scavenger Hunt -Arrowwood has a fun-filled "hunt" for clues and riddles for your attendees to search throughout the resort--you may even provide some of the items or clues based on your industry.


Campfire - Nothing brings a group closer than an evening outdoors surrounding a campfire with great conversation.  Plus, a campfire can be held in every season!

Arrowwood Fun-K - To give your group a breath of fresh air we'll set the course.  A fun walk or race on the beautiful resort grounds is set for a distance of 1 mile.  5K or 10K run will be on Country Roads.  Water station provided.

Putting Tournament--Mini Golf - A great way to have fun and network!  Practice your putting skills on our 9 or 18 hole outdoor Executive Putting Course

Wacky Olympics - Spend your afternoon outdoors or indoors competing in crazy, zany, and hilarious activities.  We will tailor the events to your group.  Some of the relays to choose from include the 3-Legged Race, Orange Croquet, Bust Your Britches, Centipede Shuffle, or Dizzy Lizzy.

Double Dare - Prepare to get messy with this fun game!

Carnival - Send your group back in time to the County Fair.  Some of the booths you may choose from include Milk Jug Softball Throw, Putting, Balloon Bust, Golf Chip, Bottle Ring Toss, Basketball Freethrow, Football Throw, or Matchbox  Car Race.

Ropes Course - Test your teams' ability to work together and solve the problems at hand.  Courses to choose from inclue the Maze, Lava Pit, Wacky Olympian Task, or the Tarp Challenge.

Resort-a-Thon - Compete for points in these challenging events:  Football, Golf Putt, Golf Chipping, Frisbee Toss, Volleyball Serve, and Croquet Challenge.

BIG SPLASH MINNESOTA INDOOR WATERPARK - Tons of water fun await you in our huge 38,000 square foot Minnesota indoor waterpark featuring three exhilarating 4-story slides that twist and turn and take you on a journey inside and outside the waterpark, "Lazy River" floating inner tube ride, tropical whirlpool spa, lily pad waterwalk, basketball shoot out, children's play fort with water blasters, and geysers all topped off with "Calypso Cabana" the 500 gallon splash bucket! 

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