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S. Lida resort name???

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Anyone know the name of the resort on the west point of South Lida and if they are still in business? I beleive they had campsites but I can't find a link to them this year. Thanks!

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crosspoint is one and thats still running and dan the owner and my brother are good friends and i think he has decent prices.

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When I was looking for a campground a couple of years ago, there was a small camping area on 108 between North and South Lida. It's down the road from Maple Beach and before the tunnel and boat ramp on South Lida. I believe the name of the people that owned the place was Hansen's. Cliffy might know as he lives near the area. confused.gif

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You may be thinking of Jerry Swanson. The have a little campground and they love doing the party/camp fire thing with their guests. Very cool couple.

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Yup, the Swanson's (Jerry and Cindy...if I remember correctly) have that little campground...family friends with my parents...very nice couple. I drive by the place everytime I go and visit my parents...they always have the campfire going...seems like everyone is having a good time.

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I'm not positive but I think Crosspoint hosted a bass tourney quite a few years ago (let us take-off/weigh in there )but I thought it was on North Lida am I wrong ??? The resort I'm thinking of was an established one and had links to it on Ottertail Country (Contact Us Please) but no longer...maybe it went the way of many resorts as of lately frown.gif

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Crosspoint Resort is located on South Lida, West side of the lake, accross from Maplewood State Park.....if I remember correctly. I could be wrong...its been awhile since I have been back there....

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Yep that's the one thanks guys!

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