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Ride on! Trail conditions update on the Whitefish Chain

[caption id="attachment_6513" align="aligncenter" width="400"] Whether you snowshoe, ski or snowmobile, the trails in the Whitefish Area are looking good. Photo by Kate Perkins[/caption] 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…
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Whitefish Chain of Lakes

The chain of 14 lakes is located in North Central Minnesota and winds it’s way through Pine River, Jenkins, Pequot Lakes and Crosslake. Local residents and visitors enjoy incredible fishing, beautiful family resorts, golf, and quaint shops and restaurants. Find Lake maps, lake details and locations. Key Takeaways: The Whitefish Chain includes the following 14…
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Fishing The Whitefish Chain

Article by: Northland Fishing Tackle An in-depth article on Fishing the Whitefish Chain of Lakes. Tony Roach, owner of Roach's Guide Services leaves nothing out in this great how-to fish the chain. Including tips on tackle, hot spots and more. Key Takeaways: Winter fishing warnings How and where to fish lake trout Where to fish…
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Fast Fun at the Ice Car Races

[caption id="attachment_6451" align="aligncenter" width="960"] Photo courtesy of the Crosslake Ice Racing Facebook page[/caption] If you're looking for a great spectator sport for the weekend, head over to Big Pine Lake each Saturday in January and February. There you can watch as ice cars battle it out to be the fastest to round corners and cross…
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FREE Ice Skating all around the Whitefish Chain!

Among the many family activities available around the Whitefish Chain is ice skating, and there are several rinks to choose from. Each of them is free to use, and two even offer free skate rental! All these rinks are open and ready for skating! [caption id="attachment_6440" align="alignnone" width="420"] Pine River's ice rink. Photo courtesy of…
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Enjoy the lakes safely this winter

Here on the Whitefish Chain we want everyone- whether resident, friend or visitor- to make the most of the outdoor playground nature has to offer. And to have the most fun out on the ice, it's important to always keep in mind ice safety. The Minnesota DNR stresses that the ice is never 100 percent…
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Holiday at the Dam, Cookie Walk and more on tap this weekend

[caption id="attachment_6349" align="alignnone" width="450"] Last year's light display at the Cross Lake Corps of Engineers Recreation Area. Each year the display seems to become more beautiful. Photo via the Light Up the Dam Facebook Page.[/caption] This Saturday, Dec. 2, will kick off a season of holiday fun on the Whitefish Chain of Lakes. That day,…
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Evergreens of the Whitefish Chain

They're the trees that give us color all through the year- evergreens. And though they may all look the same at first glance, these trees are unique, interesting, and fun to identify. We've listed a few here to get you started for your next nature hike or walk in the woods. White Pine White pines…
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The Best of Breakfast on the Whitefish Chain

Start your day off right with a delicious breakfast. Lucky for you, there are lots of choices for a delicious breakfast all around the Whitefish Chain! [caption id="attachment_6310" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Big scones are lined up in a pastry case at Stonehouse Coffee, a great spot for a lighter breakfast. Get there before noon to ensure…
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Ghost Stories of the Whitefish Chain

This fall, as you sit before a crackling fire on the shores of the Whitefish Chain, listen closely to the sounds of the night. The wind through the pines, the hoot of a midnight owl, and perhaps the wail of a pack of wolves. Listen, too, for something more... could it be a ghost of…
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