Paul Bunyan Waterpark & Recreation Center - Currently Closed to Outside Guests

Winter or summer, there’s always something exciting to do on our year-round resort grounds or inside our cozy lodge. The Arrowwood Lodge at Brainerd Lakes has a 30,000-square-foot indoor waterpark with features the entire family can enjoy.  Make your trip an experience for your family to remember and book a stay at the Arrowwood. 

Please note that the waterpark is available to guests of the hotel only. You can check hours of the waterpark by selecting the calendar below corresponding with your stayThe waterpark will close each day from 2:30pm-3:30pm for additional sanitizing measures.

The Arcade is open the same hours as the waterpark. Please check hours of operation of the waterpark for arcade times.  

Waterpark Hours

Our waterpark is open most weekends and select weekdays and holidays. Our hours change throughout the season ( 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 
  • 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

Hotel Guests - Guests of the hotel can enjoy the waterpark for free during their stay. When booking your room, please check our hours of operation to ensure the waterpark will be open, or call us at (218) 822-5563.

Outside guests* - $15 per person + tax

*Public Access - Please note that the waterpark is currently only open to guests of the hotel.

Waterpark Calendar:
December   - Please carefully check the dates to verify hours of operation for the month of December

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! 

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

Learn More

Book your stay.

Reserve your room today. 


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