Paul Bunyan Waterpark & Recreation Center  

The Arcade is currently closed.  
The Waterpark will be open on January 15, 2021 to very limited capacity.  Thank you for your patience and understading.

The Arrowwood Lodge at Brainerd Lakes has a 30,000-square-foot indoor waterpark with features the entire family can enjoy.
The waterpark will close each day from 2:30pm-3:30pm for additional sanitizing measures.

Waterpark Hours

Our waterpark is open most weekends and select weekdays and holidays. Our hours change throughout the season (we are doing our best to keep our guests informed of any changes due to the Covid-19 pandemic.  Please call to verify all waterpark hours of operation during or prior to the reservation process):

Waterpark Features

  • Tube slide
  • Four-story body slide
  • Zero-depth entry pool
  • Indoor/outdoor hot tub with heated outdoor patio floor
  • Large treehouse with water cannons
  • Non-slip rubberized deck
  • 2,400-square-foot Gold Mine Arcade - currently closed
  • Sourdough Sam's Snack Bar
  • Paul's log walk
  • Lazy river
  • Pool basketball hoops
  • Life vests available
  • Lifeguard on duty during park hours
  • Towels provided at front desk
  • Locker room with showers 
  • Paul's Place & Babe's Barn Private Party Rooms (call 218-822-5570 or email us to book room)

Waterpark Admission - Currently Not Open to Outside Guests.

Due to Covid 19 our capacity has changed and we have changed our pricing and admission structure.  Please see below and call with any questions.

Check waterpark hours of operation prior to making a reservation. Currently we are in our off season hours and only open:

  • Friday 4pm-9pm,
  • Saturday 10am-7pm
  • Sunday 9am-1pm

Waterpark Calendar 2021:


Hotel Guests 

When booking your room, please check our hours of operation to ensure the waterpark will be open, or call us at (218) 822-5563.

  • Friday - $10 per person + tax
  • Saturday - $15 per person + tax
  • Sunday - $10 per person + tax

*Public Access - Is Currently Not Available

Recreation Center Activities

Many on-property outdoor activities are available through the Waterpark Recreation Center, including:  

  • Sand volleyball
  • Horseshoes
  • Bocce ball
  • Ladder golf
  • Playground area with zipline

Stop by the waterpark front desk to check out equipment.

Check out our waterpark party package! CURRENTLY NOT AVAILBLE DUE TO LIMITED CAPACITY

Get waterpark wristbands, arcade tokens, pizza and pop, and a party room for groups of 8 or more.

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Book your stay.

Reserve your room today. 


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