Trails are looking good around the Whitefish chain for snowmobiling, cross-country skiing and snowshoeing. Snowmobiling: Currently the area has a base of 4-10 inches of snow and riding is good. The area always asks for more snow (unless, of course, it's May), but right now trail conditions are ready for…Read more
The Whitefish Area
The Whitefish Area, just north of Brainerd, is made of more than a dozen of great vacation lakes. The Whitefish Chain of Lakes is a set of 14 interconnected lakes and situated between the communities of Crosslake, Pequot Lakes/Jenkins and Pine River.
From around the 1930s, there was one man on the Whitefish chain that had special equipment to put up ice on the Whitefish Chain, especially in the Crosslake area. It was Maurice Chenevert. Before the days of widespread refrigeration and ice makers, putting up ice from the winter was one…Read more
Help alleviate vacation stress by preparing healthy snacks ahead of time. Portable healthy food can save the day when traveling in the car, going out in the boat or, when dinner is delayed. Key Takeaways: Fresh baked muffins Homemade granola or cereal bars Homemade trail mix Fresh fruit and veggie…Read more
Make the most of rainy vacation days. When kids get bored they get cranky, which makes everyone else cranky. Planning ahead can make a rainy day together in the cabin fun and enjoyable. Key Takeaways: Pack family favorite board games Make cookies Build forts indoors or set up a small…Read more
Check out the tasty s'more menu items available around the Whitefish Chain of Lakes Region.