Come experience the beautiful beaches as well as world class hunting and fishing while retaining many of the comforts of home. When staying with us, our cabins provide many of the features you need to make your experience memorable and enjoyable.
Merritt Cabin Amenities
- Air Conditioning
- Electric Cook Top Range
- Electric Heat
- Microwave Oven
- Covered Charcoal Grill and Picnic Table
- Refrigerator with Freezer
- Bathroom with Showers
- All Bedding, Linens, Towels, and Dish Soap
- Toaster and Toaster Oven
- Crock pot
- Limited pots and pans, skillets and cutting boards
- Cooking and Grill Utensils
- Serving Bowls and Colander, Measuring Cups and Spoons
- Table Service: Plates, Bowls, Glasses, Coffee Cups, and Silverware
- Parking Spaces are next to cabins with outlets to charge boat batteries
Every day our housekeeping service will bring you clean towels and remove your trash. You are expected to do your own dishes and light housekeeping.
Check in/check out
Check In Time is 3:00 p.m. Central Time or later.
Check Out Time 10:00 a.m. Central Time the day of departure.
During the Summer season the minimum length of stay is two nights. For confirmation, we require two nights deposit for first and last night of your stay. Holiday weekends – minimum 3 nights stay.
The Trading Post carries many items to help keep your packing light, your vacation on track, things you may have forgotten and new things to try. Offerings including groceries, ice, beer, bait, tackle, sunscreen, beach accessories, personal care and basic over the counter medicine/medical supplies, park stickers, fishing and hunting permits, select boat and car parts, camping supplies, floating and tubing inflatables, Interstate batteries, an ATM, gifts and more.
Also on-site, we offer a coin operated laundromat and shower house. No ethanol unleaded gasoline and diesel to keep your vehicle on the road and your boat on the water. Propane fill station on the property to keep your grills and campers going. Stop by the Trading Post and ask for assistance.
Frequently Asked Questions
Cabin Sizes and Rates
4 Double Beds
Mon-Thur starts at $160.00 + taxes/night for 4 person occupancy
Fri, Sat, Sun & Holidays $170.00 + taxes/night
3 Double Beds
Mon – Thurs starts at $140.00 + taxes/night for 3 person occupancy
Fri, Sat, Sun & Holidays $150.00 + taxes/night
2 Double Beds
Mon – Thu starts at $120.00 + taxes/night for 2 person occupancy
Fri, Sat, Sun & Holidays $130.00 + taxes/night
1 Queen Bed
Mon – Thurs starts at $100.00 + taxes/night for 2 person occupancy
Fri, Sat, Sun & Holidays $110.00 + taxes/night
Cabin occupancy refers to any one utilizing the cabin services, e.g.: toilets, showers. Children 6 and under stay free
Pets are welcome with permission.
There will be an additional $35.00/per stay charge. Add an additional $10.00 for each additional pet.
When visiting the property, you are responsible for cleaning up after your pet inside and out.
Extreme uncleanliness in cabins with or without pets will be charged an additional $75.00 minimum.
You are solely responsibly for any damages or liabilities incurred by bringing your pet on property of Water’sEdge Recreation, LLC dba Merritt Trading Post Resort and Water’sEdge Restaurant.
No fish or game cleaning permitted in cabins, beach, or on picnic tables as an area is provided in state campgrounds. If this is not followed, Additional charges will be incurred.
No open fires on Merritt Trading Post Beaches and Property. Fire rings are provided with each cabin and cannot be moved.
Merritt resort is a privately owned resort. One of it’s best features is to get away from everything. Our beautiful location in the Sandhills accomplishes this, but also, because of our location we can’t just turn on the vacancy sign like most hotels. Due to this: We cannot be responsible for adverse weather or fishing success. You are financially responsible for all cabin days reserved in your name. Of course, we will do our best to accommodate you, and if possible, reschedule. Cancellations must reach us 30 days prior to your arrival date.
RV & Camper Sites
|Type of hook-up||Rate|
|Campers, Tents without Hook-up||$14.00|
|Water, Sewer, and Electricity||$25.00|
|Water and Electricity||$22.00|
|Note: Restroom and shower house included|
The above rates are for campers/RV’s 25′ and less. Add 25cents for each additional foot.
Public Showers are $3.00 per person for anyone who is not a guest of the resort.
Towels are not provided.
Coin operated public laundromat available.