Information and Policies


What to Bring

Pine Cone Lodge provides most items for your stay, but not all. Below are some suggestions as to what to pack as you get ready to head to the lake.

•Bath, beach, and kitchen towels (including dish rags)

•Soap, shampoo, hand soap

•Paper towels

    •Hair dryer

•Garbage bags - we give you some to start off the week

•toilet paper - there are 3 rolls in each bathroom to get you started

•Charcoal (each home has a charcoal grill) (Hickory and Oak have gas grills.)

•Life jackets ( we have a few sizes in the lodge)

•Favorite pillows, if you like (one per person provided)

•Fishing rods, tackle, minnow buckets

Bed linens and dishwashing soap are provided.  Toilet paper/trash bags are provided at least for the first part of your week. 

There are lawn chairs available in the front of the lodge but you might want to bring your favorite. 

Fire pits are on the resort. Firewood is located on the east side of the old lodge and by shed at entrance of Hickory  Please be reasonable with the size of fire in the pit.   We would appreciate a donation if your group used firewood multiple nights during the week.  Suggested $$ is $5/armful. 

DEPOSIT - summer only

Summer deposit amount is $500.00 per week stay for Pines, Duplex, Oak, Juniper, Birch and Maple (you can split $200 due immediately with $300 due by Jan 1.) 

$1000 per week for Spruces and Hickory/Willow.  (you can split $500 due immediately with $500 due by Jan 1.) 

Summer deposits are refunded if your entire reservation is filled (minus a $75.00 office fee).  If home is not filled, there is no refund.  

Cash, MC/VISA or Checks, Venmo or Zelle are accepted. There is a 4% fee for credit cards. 

Daily Visitors
$10/person over 12 years old to stay 4 hours.   Water toys on the beach are for Pine Cone weekly guests.  

Smoking Policy
We ask all to refrain from smoking inside the cabins, lodge and garages. Smoking is allowed outside away from open doors and windows.

Pet Policy  - sorry no cats
Dogs are allowed.
(Maximum of 1 dogs per home). Fee is $135/dog/week OR $20/dog/day. Vaccinations need to be up-to-date
• Pets must be on a leash at all times - under someone’s care at all times unless they are in a kennel
• Pets must not be left alone in cabins for more than short periods at a time
• Pets must be kept in a kennel when left alone
• Pets cannot be tied to trees or stakes
• Pets must be pick-up after
• You are responsible for any damage or extra cleaning caused by your pet
• Barking dogs will not be tolerated

No dogs allow in the old lodge.

There is a kennel down the road by Zorbaz if your dog needs to leave Pine Cone.  Rocky Ridge Kennel

You accept full responsibility for your dogs behavior when in contact with any guests at Pine Cone Lodge

If you bring a dog without telling Bonnie, the daily fee is $40/day plus tax.   

Watercraft (boats, pontoons, jet skis)

Each home is allowed one watercraft.  Hickory/Willow and Spruces are allowed two watercraft.    Please contact Bonnie about extra watercraft.  Each additional watercraft is $125/week if it is on Big Sand beach at anytime.   There is a boat launch less than 1/4 mile from the resort.  Pine Cone is not responsible for guest’s watercraft.  There are electrical outlets located along the shoreline of Big Sand.   We have rowboats on Loon Lake for your use.  You can bring a motor or rent one from Watertoys.  There are no outside boats allowed on Loon Lake.  There is no public access on Loon Lake.