Sandy Pines Resort


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Tina or Chad

Phone: 218-947-4467

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Email: Vacation*AT*


Location 2731 Raven Lane NW Backus, MN 56435 Get Directions »


Portage Chain of Lakes


  • Air Conditioning
  • Bait
  • Beach
  • Pontoon Rentals
  • Boat Motor Rentals
  • Cable/Satellite
  • Childrens Activities
  • Fire Ring
  • Game Room
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Pet-friendly
  • Recreation Hall
  • Reunion
  • Wi-Fi Access

Accommodations Rates:





2 Bedroom Cabins

Starting $170


3 Bedroom Cabins

Starting $200


4 Bedroom Cabins

Starting $325


5 Bedroom Cabin

Starting $425


6 Bedroom Cabin, Sleeps up to 20

Startig at $450

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12 Beautiful Cabins ranging from 2 – 6 bedrooms. Cabins are all well spaced throughout 10 acres of towering tree’s and green grass, with 900 feet of amazing sandy beach, cabins right next to the crystal clear lake and lots of water toys and organized activities to enjoy. Watch the peaceful loons dive under the dock, and enjoy the breathtaking sunsets. Private fire rings, grills, picnic tables, and plenty of relaxation. We have designated swimming area with Water Trampoline, slides, obstacle course, paddle boards, paddle boats, kayaks and more. We have 3 large playgrounds, Laundry Facilities, Game Room, horseshoe pits, and much more to offer.
Boat Rental: Premier Pontoons and Lund Fishing Boats! The resort store offers bait, gas, ice, pop, schwans ice cream firewood, & other misc. items.
Come enjoy a relaxing stay up in the beautiful True North at Sandy Pines Resort.swimming area and a large beach! Water Trampoline with log, obstacle course on the water, slides, Water Mats, and more! We have 3 large playgrounds, Game Room, horseshoe pits, and much more to offer. Kids weekly organized activities.

Boat Rentals of Premier Pontoons, and Lund Fishing Boats! Free use of Paddle boards, Canoe, Kayaks, and paddle boats. The resort also offers bait, tackle, gas, some groceries, ice, pop, firewood, & other misc. items. 2 Laundry facilities on site. Across the lake is the Deep Portage Conservation Reserve that span the length of all three lakes.

Come and enjoy a relaxing stay up in the beautiful Northwoods of Minnesota here at Sandy Pines Resort.

Family Related

Come, Relax and Enjoy at our Beautiful Northern MN Resort. 12 New and Modern Cabins a Large Sandy Beach with Crystal Clear water and no drop-off’s makes for an amazing place to vacation with children of all ages. Make your Memories with us at Sandy Pines Resort.

Fishing Related

We are located in the Big Portage Lake which is Known for the Awesome Pan Fish, attached to us is Deep Portage and this lake is also known for the “Big Fish”

Campground Description

Sandy Pines Resort has 28 RV camping sites, 26 are Seasonal and 2 are overnight sites. The RV park offers full hookup, a shower house, Laundry Facilities, playground, and common grounds. This park is nestled within 7 acres of majestic woods that consist of pines, birch, poplar, oak, and maple trees just a few hundred feet from Big Portage Lake. We do NOT have tenting sites.

Sandy Pines Resort offers large RV sites that even the ‘big rigs’ will be able to enjoy. All sites are equipped with electric, sewer, and water. Sites are powered by either a 30 and 20amp GFCI circuit or by a 50 and 20amp GFCI circuit.

We have a large common grounds area with picnic tables to entertain guests or to just have a camp fire get-together.




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