Kavanaugh's Sylvan Lake Resort

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  • $99 - $775 Daily Indoor Lodging Rate
  • $600 - $4330 Weekly Indoor Lodging Rate
  • Weekly stays receive one weekday night free. A minimum night stay is required during different seasons.


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Located on a Lake or River

  • Sylvan

On-Site Facilities & Services

  • Located on a Lake or River
  • High Speed Internet Available
  • Whirlpool (centrally located)
  • Exercise Room
  • Laundry Facilities

On-Site Recreation

  • Indoor Pool
  • Swimming Beach
  • Fishing Boats Available
  • Canoes or Kayaks Available
  • Hiking Trail
  • Bike Trail
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Bicycle Rental
  • Lake/River Access (Boat Ramp)
  • Dock Space/Slips/Mooring Buoys
  • Fishing Boat Motors Available
  • Pontoon Boat(s) Available
  • Playground
  • Tennis Court
  • Cross Country Ski Trail (groomed)
  • Cross Country Ski Rental
  • Snowmobile Trail (groomed)
  • Snowshoes Available

Indoor Lodging Amenities

  • Accessible to disabled
  • Open in Fall
  • Open in Winter
  • Kitchen/Kitchenette(s)
  • Fireplace in Room(s)
  • Air Conditioned Units Available
  • Discount Packages Mid-Week

Accommodations Policies

  • Open to the general public, no membership required


  • From Brainerd take highway 371 north 4 miles to Co. Rd. 77. Take Co.Rd. 77 6.5 miles west. Turn left after the East Gull Lake airport and go 1/2 mile to our entrance.

Other Date Information

  • Closed in November

Resort Plans

  • Housekeeping

Green Practices

  • Desc of Green Practices in Place: Energy and low impact lighting, state of the art "storm water management system", recycling program with regular stations and bins, and a landscape plan that protects our lake. TripAdvisor Bronze award for "Green Practices".
  • Waste Reduction/Reuse/Recycling
  • Water Conservation/Wastewater Mgmt Plan
  • Energy Efficiency/Conservation
  • Eco-Friendly Landscape/Facility Design
  • Eco-Friendly Purchasing Practices

Lodging Capacity

  • Number of cabins: 13
  • Number of cabins available in winter: 13
  • Number of units in condominium arrangement: 37
  • TOTAL number of indoor lodging units: 50
  • TOTAL indoor lodging units available in winter: 50

Length of Stay

  • Daily Rental Available
  • Weekend Rental Available
  • Weekly Rental Available
  • Split Weeks Available
  • Extended Stay Facility

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    1685 Kavanaugh Dr.
    Brainerd, MN 56401
    Call: (800) 562-7061
    Toll Free: (800) 562-7061
    Fax: (218) 829-4523

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    1685 Kavanaugh Dr.
    Brainerd, MN 56401
    Call: (800) 562-7061
    Toll Free: (800) 562-7061
    Fax: (218) 829-4523

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    1685 Kavanaugh Dr.
    Brainerd, MN 56401
    Call: (800) 562-7061
    Toll Free: (800) 562-7061
    Fax: (218) 829-4523

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