Category Archives: Pine River

Pine River

Christmas events continue with parades, celebrations

[caption id="attachment_5381" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Pine River will celebrate its annual Parade of Lights with special deals a local businesses all week long.[/caption] The Christmas spirit is high around the Whitefish Chain, and this weekend two more events will warm the heart and soul with holiday joy. This Saturday, Dec. 10 in Pequot Lakes, Santa's Bobbin'…
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Shop local around the Whitefish Chain

[caption id="attachment_5372" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Judy's House of Gifts is a Crosslake staple and perfect place to find something for the loved ones on your Christmas list. Photo by Kate Perkins[/caption] Whether you're on the Whitefish Chain for Thanksgiving or just for some fun in our recent 12-inch snowfall, the Chain is a great place for…
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Digital Treasure Hunting- Geocache Whitefish!

[caption id="attachment_5196" align="aligncenter" width="450"] See it?! A geocache is hanging from the branch of a tree in the woods near Pequot Lakes.[/caption] It's the perfect combination: the beauty of the north woods that encompass the Whitefish Chain, and the technology in our pockets that we all love so well. Geocaching uses the GPS on a…
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Step back in time this weekend in Pine River

Pine River Heritage Days have a long tradition in the north country. Every year the community showcases a time when fur traders and hobos unite. On Sept 9 - 11 features a free historic, pre-1830s encampment at Forbes Park which is the over the dam on the east side of Pine River. Step back in…
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Arts Off 84 art crawl is Sept. 3-4

There's no shortage of fantastic artists around the Whitefish Chain. Whether painters, potters, sculptors or carvers, there's talent in the woods. And every year over Labor Day weekend, those artists show off their creations at Arts Off 84, an annual art crawl. This will be the ninth year for Arts Off 84. Along Highway 84 will…
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Bike trails abound!

[caption id="attachment_4823" align="alignnone" width="600"] Lake Country Crafts and Cones in Crosslake is a great biking destination for a cool treat.[/caption] Many visitors and even residents near the Whitefish Chain don’t realize that nearly every main road around the chain has eight foot shoulders- perfect for biking, walking or jogging. While most shoulders are only six…
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Strap on your skates

  All the ice that we become familiar with in Minnesota winters is good for a lot of great activities, and not the least of them is ice skating. Surrounding the Whitefish Chain area are several local ice rinks, all free to use and lit by bright lights for the shorter days of the year.…
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Indoor Fun Abounds

Is the weather not cooperating? Perhaps you’ve had a few action-packed days outside, and need a break from the elements? Maybe you just ran out of sunscreen. Whatever the reason, indoor fun is only a hop, skip and jump away from the Whitefish Chain. Below, we highlight some of the best places to enjoy the…
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