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Bird migration is in full swing on the Whitefish Chain

[caption id="attachment_4755" align="alignnone" width="600"] Loons have returned to their summer homes on the Whitefish Chain[/caption] Minnesota’s favorite birds have returned to their favorite state, with more on the way. Loons, great blue herons, hawks and raptors have all made their returns, while hummingbirds, orioles and other colorful songbirds are currently on their flights north. “Birds are…
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Crosslake Chautauqua: Experts share their knowledge with the public

Every summer for the past 10 years, the Crosslake Community Center has hosted the Chautauqua program, a once-monthly series of classes on varying topics. Every Chautauqua is different, open to the public, and free. Topics over the years have varied greatly. One class brought in Marla Spivak, one of the nation’s leading authorities on bees.…
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Perfect Picnics

[caption id="attachment_4607" align="alignnone" width="600"] Pequot Lakes has a brand new playground with nearby picnic shelter at the Trailside Park[/caption]   Greening grass and sunshine- the perfect ingredients for a picnic. The Whitefish Chain area happily supplies both, as well as beautiful views, fresh breezes and singing songbirds. There are several great places to have a…
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Ice-out approaches

  [caption id="attachment_4521" align="alignnone" width="600"] A recent foggy morning near the Crosslake dam shows a mixture of ice and open water. Though the water never freezes close to the dam, it has begun to open up a bit with warm weather. Photo by Kate Perkins[/caption] The ice is just starting to pull away from the…
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Treasure hunting: Find the Lake Superior agate

[caption id="attachment_4517" align="alignnone" width="600"] Examples of Lake Superior agates. Photo by Kate Perkins[/caption] Spring is the perfect time to search for the Lake Superior agate, the beautiful banded rock that’s the Minnesota state gemstone. While different kinds of agates are found all over the world, Lake Superior agates are marked by their red and white…
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Whitefish Area Daytrip: Ski Gull

[caption id="attachment_4419" align="alignnone" width="600"] A snowboarder hits the terrain park at Ski Gull. Photo by Kate Perkins[/caption] Looking for a good daytrip in the Lakes Area? Mount Ski Gull is a great option. Just a 20-minute drive from Pequot Lakes, Mount Ski Gull has low prices, short lift lines, and a terrain park the hill…
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Snowmobiling Minnesota’s Whitefish Area

[row][span7] Minnesota's finest winter resort area is the Whitefish Area Chain of Lakes Region which boasts over 500 miles of groomed snowmobile trails and scenic beauty that is unrivaled anywhere. Our world class trails take you through the forests that Paul Bunyan roamed and when you visit you can discover unspoiled surroundings and make memories…
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