• couple reading books on the beach.

Resort Attractions


Crane Lake is a beautiful and clean lake. The sandy shores of Nelson’s Resort are excellent for swimming.

The resort provides canoes and kayaks for your enjoyment.

Looking for wildlife? On any given evening you will find a host of bon fires to choose from. The wood is supplied by of Nelson’s – Marshmallow sticks are up to you!


Nelson’s Resort’s Marina offers many amenities including:

  • Boat Launch
  • Boat Storage
  • Boat Cleaning
  • Parts and Service
  • Gas – Regular and Mixed
  • Bait
  • Ice
  • Slip Rental
  • and more…

Trading Post

Brenda Pohlman and her trading post have most everything you will need to get by. Stop in and charge your items right to your cabin.

  • Bait and tackle
  • Can goods and staples
  • Snacks and candy
  • Milk, soft drinks, beer, alcohol and tobacco
  • Clothing
  • Jewelry
  • Collectibles
  • and much more…

Dining Lodge & Bar

The dinning room is located in the main lodge and is open all day for breakfast lunch and dinner. In the main lodge you may also catch up on the a little television, read your favorite book by the fire or make new friends and swap fishing stories in the bar.

Please see our Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner Menu’s or learn more about the Dining experience!

Game Room & Library

Nelsons Resort even has a game room and library for those rainy days or lazy days.

The game room offers: Books, Movies, Video Games, Pool, Table Tennis, and more.

Great place to send the kids!

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