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Spend the day at Brainerd International Raceway

Smell the burning nitro, hear and feel the loud engines, and see the mind-boggling speed. Even if you're not a "car person," Whitefish Chain locals will tell you that a trip to Brainerd International Raceway (BIR) is a ton of fun and well worth the trip. If you're unfamiliar, Brainerd International Raceway is located just…
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Local Berries: A Sweet Taste of Summer

It's that time of year when you can get your hands on the literal fruits of summer. Berries are ripening across the Whitefish Chain area, and the sweet-tart taste is unlike any other. We'll help you get your hands on the summertime treats. There are several you-pick operations in the area where you can get…
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Dragonflies: Friends of the Whitefish Chain

[caption id="attachment_6923" align="aligncenter" width="600"] The green darner dragonfly is one of the larger and more common dragonflies found in Minnesota. Photo by Kate Perkins[/caption] They're agile, they're beautiful, and they take care of some of those pesky mosquitoes: Dragonflies are our friends. With the abundance of water on the Whitefish Chain of Lakes and the…
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Weekly Summertime Fun

[caption id="attachment_4300" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Duck Races in Pine River are held every Friday![/caption] Whenever you plan to visit the Whitefish Chain this summer, there are several weekly events that are held throughout the summer. Your family will love the Whitefish Chain's summer traditions! Big Fun Tuesdays When: Every Tuesday beginning June 19 from 1-3 p.m.…
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Generation After Generation Enjoys the Whitefish Chain

  A testament to the appeal of the Whitefish Chain and quality of its accommodations is the fact that families have been coming to the area for generations- and continue to pass the tradition on to their children. It's practically a given on the Chain that no matter which resort you ask, they've had guests…
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Kayak near Crosslake Dam this Weekend

Ever wanted to try kayaking, but just didn't have the gear? Feel your vacation to the Whitefish Chain would be absolutely perfect if you could dip a paddle into the smooth waters of Cross Lake? Now's your chance! Gather the family and head to the Corps of Engineers Recreation Area. This Saturday, May 26, try…
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Owner-Operator Resorts are a Cut Above the Rest

When it comes to hospitality, the owner-operated resorts of the Whitefish Chain are on the ball. These "mom and pop" clusters of beautiful cabins and rooms by sandy shorelines have become known not only for their amenities but for their personal touch. Situated all around the shores of the Whitefish Chain,¬† owner-operated lodgings are perfect…
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Fun for Everyone on Fishing Opener

  Whether you're an avid angler or not, you'll find there's plenty of fun to be had on and around the Whitefish Chain during this year's fishing opener. Roughly half a million anglers take to the water on fishing opener, according to the MN DNR, and in our (very unbiased) opinion, the Whitefish Chain is…
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Explore the migratory birds of the Whitefish Chain

There's a sound being heard on the lakes of the Whitefish Chain that is a true herald of summer: the call of the loon. Loons, iconic of not just the Whitefish Chain but all of Minnesota, spend their winters in the Gulf of Mexico. But they're back, along with all their snowbird friends. If you…
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Signs of Spring on the Whitefish Chain

[caption id="attachment_6742" align="aligncenter" width="600"] One of the first frogs to call in the spring is the wood frog, seen here in a pond near the Whitefish Chain in a previous spring. Photo by Kate Perkins[/caption] It may have been a long winter, but it's finally happening: spring is beginning to blossom on the Whitefish Chain.…
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