Resort Rules/Guidelines

To ensure an enjoyable vacation for all resort guests, please read & adhere to these Jack The Horse Resort Guidelines. We hope you have a wonderful vacation!        

Contact Us: On-site staff are available by phone call. A courtesy phone is in the resort office with contact phone numbers posted daily. Please call us between 9AM-5PM (or after hours in case of an emergency). The resort office is open from 9AM-9PM.        

Wifi: Each cabin has its own wifi password located inside the binder in your cabin. The password for the resort office wifi is located on the bulletin board.

NO Smoking: Smoking tobacco is not allowed inside cabins/buildings but may be used outside. Smoking marijuana is not allowed inside cabins/buildings, outside or anywhere on resort property.

NO Pets: Pets are not allowed on resort property or inside cabins/buildings at any time.

Visitors: Only registered guests are allowed on resort property. Please contact management for approval of visitors. Additional costs apply for day or night visitors and cabin’s maximum occupancy must be adhered to at all times (visitors included).

Parking: Please park vehicles & boat trailers in your cabin’s designated parking place. If additional parking is needed, please contact resort management.  Parking is not allowed on resort property before your check-in or after check-out.

Garbage: Guests are responsible for disposing of all garbage & outdoor litter. Garbage must be in tied/closed bags. There is a large dumpster for garbage by the fish cleaning house.

Recycle: If you’d like to recycle, items must be in tied/closed bags for disposal or will not be picked up.  There are 2 recycle bins by the fish cleaning house. 1 bin is for plastic only. 1 bin is for cans only.  

Noise: Due to the peaceful nature of our resort, please be considerate. Your music should not be heard by other resort guests.

Boating Docks & Hammocks: Each cabin has a designated private dock & hammock – please only use yours. The large main dock at the beach may be used by all resort guests. Caution: Docks, cabin decks & paths are slippery when wet.

Grilling: Each cabin has a grill. Please only use charcoal in it – no campfires or wood fires.

Prior to Check-Out: Before check-out, please remember to dispose of all trash at garbage dumpster, wash & put away all dishes, and return any items taken from the office. Guests are not required to stop at the office to check-out, but please remember to leave your cabin key inside the cabin. 

Fish Cleaning: There is a fish cleaning house by the garage. Instructions for disposal of fish remains is in the fish house.

NO Fireworks: Fireworks are not allowed at any time.

NO Hunting or Shooting: Hunting and/or shooting are not allowed at any time on Jack The Horse Resort property or surrounding private property. Jack The Horse Resort Road & Peaceful Point Road are private roads and may not be used to access public land. Out of courtesy to resort guests and neighbors on the lake, we do not allow resort guests to hunt or shoot on or around Jack The Horse Lake (including public land) at any time.

NO ATV/OHV/UTV: We do not allow ATVs/OHVs/UTVs to be driven on resort property, surrounding private roads or surrounding private property. Items must be kept on trailers and taken to areas designated for riding.

Daily Boat/Pontoon Rental: Daily rentals are from 10AM-9PM. Boats may not be out after dark. Please contact management 1 day prior and by 5 PM for daily rentals.

Motor Mix: Resort motor mix must be used on resort motors – using other fuel will damage motors. For extra motor mix, please contact management by 5 PM.

Boat Launch & Lake Courtesy: Guests who bring their own boat must have it inspected by management before launching into Jack The Horse Lake. If your boat is going to other lakes, it must be inspected every time it’s put into JTHL. Please be courteous on the lake. It is against the law to operate watercraft so that its wash or wake endangers, harasses or interferes with any person or property. It is within your rights to notify someone if they are interfering with you or your property.             

NO Jet Skis, Water Skis, Tubing: Resort guests are not allowed to jet ski, water ski, tube, etc. on Jack The Horse Lake.

Campfire Pit: There is 1 campfire pit for resort guests located at the beach. Complimentary wood is available in the shed near the One Way sign. Campfires should be attended at all times and extinguished with water after each use. Please extinguish campfire by 12AM.

Life Jackets: Life jackets are located in the office. Minnesota law states that a readily accessible & wearable life jacket is required for each person on board (boat cushions do not count). This includes paddle boards, kayaks, canoes, pedal boats, etc. Children under 10 years old are required to wear a life jacket. We recommend wearing a life jacket at all times when on or near the lake. Refer to the current MN State Boating Guide for all up to date rules. Please return life jackets to the office before check-out.

Canoes/Pedal Boats/SUP Paddle Boards/Kayaks: These items are free of charge and located at the beach. Paddles are at the boat house next to the beach. Please use items for up to 2 hours at a time and return to the beach for other guests to use (do not put them at your cabin). You may use items multiple times per day. Life jackets are required.

Beach: We do not have a lifeguard on duty – swim at your own risk. Please do not swim alone. Please pick up any personal belongings from the beach daily.

Creek: No parking is allowed at the creek area. 

NO Tents/RVs: We do not allow tents of any kind, RVs or camping on or around resort property.