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The Property

Create an authentic Minnesota retreat all your own on our expansive five-acre property in Nisswa, Minnesota. Located on the Gull Lake Chain about 135 miles north of Minneapolis – but just a mile from Downtown Nisswa -- True North allows guests to rent one cabin for a weekend getaway, or the whole property for groups and special events.  True North includes 4 buildings and 9 sleeping areas, accommodating up to 30 people. Our thoughtfully designed spaces provide the flexibility for guests to come together as a big group, or sneak away for some personal solitude.  Spend your day fishing, boating, and exploring 13,000 fantastic acres across eight connected lakes, or enjoy our resort-like amenities back on land.

Lodge House

Sleeps 16+ people

The 5,000 sq. ft. Lodge House has 8 beds, 5 bathrooms and sits on a half acre on Roy Lake.  it’s great for large groups who want to stay together in one place.


Sleeps 4-6 people

The Clubhouse has 2 beds, 2 bathrooms and shares a 4 1/2 -acre lot with the Little Cabin.

Little Cabin

Sleeps 2-3 people

The Little Cabin is the original, 800 sq. ft. 1 bed, 1 bathroom wood paneled cabin, on the same 4 ½ acre lot with the Clubhouse, with access to tennis, hot tub, sauna and trail.

Entire Estate

Special Events

The entire 5-acre True North Property is available for extra large groups, weddings, and other special occasions. 


True North provides guests with resort-like amenities on a private property all their own. Play tennis or pickleball on a private court, relax in an outdoor barrel sauna or hot tub on a cold winter night, or enjoy a movie marathon in the theater on a long, rainy weekend. The property is near great parks and trails, so you can have the best of nature without compromising on comfort. True North is not just a vacation, it’s a destination for an authentic Minnesota experience up north

Our Amenities

Hot sauna in the winter
Theatre room

Special Events

True North offers a great opportunity for large groups to host their special events. From an annual family vacation or reunion to an intimate wedding.  From a spirited team retreat to a getaway with a close-knit group of friends.  Large groups get to enjoy the resort-like amenities on the property, world-class fishing and boating on the lakes, and other outdoor activities, shopping, and restaurants in Nisswa and the surrounding Brainerd Lakes Area. True North has been host to dozens of special events over many years – creating true Minnesota memories that last a lifetime.

Wedding tables at our venue
Sunset camping session at the lake

Nestled in the heart of the Brainerd Lakes Area, this charming property on Roy Lake (Gull Lake Chain) in Nisswa offers the best of both worlds – a resort-like retreat in nature that’s also close to town.  Embrace the serenity of the natural surroundings while enjoying easy access to all the amenities and activities the area has to offer. Your ideal blend of nature and town living awaits in Nisswa.

Explore Nisswa

Snow activities in Nisswa
Two people Golfing
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