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Maplelag — To provide a healthy atmosphere in a safe and welcoming outdoor environment. Offering family oriented outdoor themed experiences that give guests a sense of comfort and belonging, leaving them feeling rejuvenated and relaxed after their stay.

“People rarely come to Maplelag only once, and now I understand why” — Pamela Hill Nettleton, Minnesota Monthly “Maplelag lures its customers with a simple combination: great food, good skiing, camaraderie, and lots of fun” — Will Goddard, Cross Country Skier Magazine “In the winter, there is no place like Maplelag” — Beth Gauper, MidwestWeekends.Com

Winter Reservations

Frosty scene over Maplelag, January 2nd, 2021. Trail report on the trail report page.

Maplelag is open for the winter season. Trails are open and grooming has occurred almost daily the past five weeks. Day use trail passes for skiing, snowshoeing, and fat biking must be purchased online. Trail report on the trail report page.

There are no services in the main lodge for day use. No ski rental available. Lodging available for second half of January and first three weeks of February. To make reservation online, check availability and place deposit online.

Any questions, please contact us via email.

Bottomless Cookie Jars

Maplelag is now open for the winter season with restrictions and limitations in the lodge and guest services. Latest COVID update click here including information on the coffee bar and other operating plans.  

Weddings at Maplelag

Fall lakeside wedding ceremony at Maplelag.

Wedding photos and information on the wedding album page.  Contact us at  for more information on weddings at Maplelag. We are booking into 2022 with select weekends available.

A Family Owned and Operated Destination Cross-Country Ski Resort and Conference Center