The annual Pine River Summerfest celebration runs July 26-30 offers tons of family fun all weekend long. The highlight of the weekend is the Summerfest parade which travels down Barclay Ave starting at 2 p.m. A car and tractor show happens before the parade at Pine River State Bank. Other…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.
Ospreys are arguably one of Minnesota's most interesting birds of prey, and there happens to be several active osprey nests near the Whitefish Chain. At these nests, you can observe Ospreys as they gather sticks to build their nests, sit upon their eggs, and bring fish to their chicks. Ospreys…Read more
The Whitefish Chain Area is in full bloom as wildflowers have come into season, lining the edges of roads, trails and lake shores. Wondering what they are? Below we have info on a few of the most prevalent, and beautiful, flowers on the chain. Big thanks to www.minnesotawildflowers.info, which helped…Read more
Since 1938, people in Pequot Lakes have been gathering for the sake of beans. Bean Hole Days got its start when local businessmen held a bean feed to thank farmers for their support of area businesses. Today, thousands flock to Trailside Park in downtown Pequot Lakes to celebrate this annual…Read more
Check out the tasty s'more menu items available around the Whitefish Chain of Lakes Region.