8 09, 2020

Itasca State Park & Mississippi Headwaters

By |2020-12-23T16:14:00+00:00September 8th, 2020|ATV Trails, Cross Country Skiing, Fishing, Hiking Trails, Parks & Outdoors, Summer Fun, Winter Fun|

Itasca State Park marks the headwaters and beginning of the world's third longest river, The Mississippi, as a small stream. Established in 1891, Itasca State Park is Minnesota’s oldest State Park. In this 32,000 acre sanctuary, the Mississippi River begins its journey to the Gulf of Mexico. Among the many points of interest are old growth pine at Preacher’s Grove, Peace Pipe Vista, bison kill site and over 100 lakes. The park is a great birding site for Common Loon, Black-backed woodpecker, Alder Flycatcher, Winter Wren and more. In winter enjoy cross-country ski trails.

7 09, 2020

White Earth State Forest

By |2020-09-07T21:47:27+00:00September 7th, 2020|ATV Trails, Cross Country Skiing, Hiking Trails, Parks & Outdoors, Summer Fun, Winter Fun|

White Earth State Forest is made up of rolling hills and lakes with 4/5th being variegated forest and the rest being lowland brush and marsh. Almost all of this forest is within the boundaries of the White Earth Indian Reservation. The Shuttlebug Nature Trail is popular for summer hiking, with 70 miles of marked and groomed snowmobile trails. Located about 20 miles north of Park Rapids on Hwy. 71, then west off Hwy. 113. The White Earth Indian Reservation, holds an annual Powwow in June.

7 09, 2020

Huntersville State Forrest

By |2020-12-23T16:09:40+00:00September 7th, 2020|ATV Trails, Cross Country Skiing, Hiking Trails, Parks & Outdoors, Summer Fun, Winter Fun|

Huntersville State Forrest features 16,448-acres of rolling-to-flat land, famed for its jack and Norway pine mixed with aspen, spruce, tamarack and northern hardwoods and clear streams. The major attraction is the beauty of two rivers that flow through the forest, the Crow Wing River State Water Trail and the Shell River, providing many canoeing opportunities, with access ramps at the campgrounds as well as other put-in and take-out points along the river's course through the forest. In winter enjoy miles of cross-county skiing trails.

7 09, 2020

Maplewood State Park

By |2020-09-07T15:59:18+00:00September 7th, 2020|ATV Trails, Cross Country Skiing, Fishing, Hiking Trails, Parks & Outdoors, Summer Fun, Winter Fun|

Maplewood State Park features 8 major lakes and many ponds offering swimming, fishing, boating, and general enjoyment. Drive along the scenic route to observe the wildlife; the park is host to 150 bird species and 50 species of mammals. Lake Lida has a sandy beach and large picnic areas. Wildflower lovers will find flowers and grasses representative of both the prairies and forests. The park's maple forest turns brilliant shades of orange, gold, and red in the fall. An extensive trail system attracts hikers, horseback riders, and cross-country skiers.

7 09, 2020

Two Inlets State Forrest

By |2020-09-07T21:56:52+00:00September 7th, 2020|ATV Trails, Cross Country Skiing, Hiking Trails, Parks & Outdoors, Summer Fun, Winter Fun|

Two Inlets State Forrest offers over 26,000 acres set in a landscape that's gently rolling to hilly, with scattered lowlands. Two Inlets Trail provides over 27 miles of snowmobile trail that connects to other area trails. Two Inlets Lake provides good fishing. This state forest is known for excellent hunting of deer, ruffed grouse and small game. Indian Creek Water Impoundment provides habitat for waterfowl. Fish Hungryman Lake for Black Bullhead, Bluegill, Brown Bullhead, Largemouth Bass, Northern Pike, Walleye, Yellow Perch, & Pumkinseed.

6 09, 2020

Tamarac National Wildlife Refuge

By |2020-12-23T16:04:26+00:00September 6th, 2020|ATV Trails, Cross Country Skiing, Fishing, Hiking Trails, Parks & Outdoors, Summer Fun, Winter Fun|

43,000-acre Tamarac National Wildlife Refuge hosts over 250 species of birds, featuring nesting bald eagles, golden-winged warblers, otters, porcupine, wolves & more. A wildlife drive and visitor center offer spectacular vistas of marshes, trees and wildlife in the refuge. Enjoy hiking trails, historic sites, hunting and fishing. The Refuge also provides cross-country and snow mobiling trails in winter, and even more trails for hiking and biking during the spring, summer and fall months.

6 09, 2020

Dunton Locks County Park

By |2020-12-24T06:31:41+00:00September 6th, 2020|Hiking Trails, Parks & Outdoors, Summer Fun, Winter Fun|

Dunton Locks County Park is a 53-acre park located on the shores of Muskrat Lake and Lake Sallie 3 miles south of Detroit Lakes on Highway 59 and 6. This quiet, year-around park features two picnic shelters, hiking and mountain biking trails which double as cross-country ski trails in the winter, a paved recreation trail, interpretive history signs, two fishing piers, and a mechanical boat tram that transports boats, PWC, and pontoons between Muskrat Lake and Lake Sallie.

3 09, 2020

PT’s Fishing Guide Service in Ottertail County

By |2020-12-24T22:28:38+00:00September 3rd, 2020|Fishing, Ice Fishing, Summer Fun|

PT’s guide service is the premiere fishing guide service and local experts in Otter Tail County for fishing Ottertail Lake, Big Pine Lake, Big Stone Lake and Lake Traverse. Come and enjoy a special day with fishing guides Todd Cameron and Phil Jensen in Ottertail County. Whether you are looking for a relaxing day on the water or an in-depth on the water seminar, Contact PT’s Guide Service to fish the Otter Tail Lakes area.

2 09, 2020

Baxstar Fishing Guide Service in Detroit Lakes

By |2020-12-24T19:50:29+00:00September 2nd, 2020|Fishing, Ice Fishing, Local Attractions|

Baxstar Fishing Guide Service. Baxstar is based out of Detroit Lakes, MN and is owned by fishing guide Brady Baxter, recipient of the Minnesota Fishing Hall of Fame's Master Angler award. Serving Becker, Clay and Otter Tail Counties in Minnesota, Brady works hard to help clients catch BIG fish they can tell stories about! Bass, Northern Pike, Walleye, Muskie, and Crappie services available. Contact Brady today to plan your next fishing adventure!

27 07, 2020

Lakes Curling Club

By |2020-12-27T17:00:01+00:00July 27th, 2020|Winter Fun|

The Lakes Curling Club provides recreational opportunities for all curlers. Dedicated to the promotion and the coordination of the sport of curling to provide fun, fellowship and family activities within Detroit Lakes and surrounding communities. The Club sponsors leagues that compete three times weekly, several bonspeils (curling tournaments), Community Ed Classes, and other special events that include Youth Curling.

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