One of the best ways to explore the beauty and serenity of the woods is to take to them by snowshoe. We’ve gathered up some of the best areas with beautiful woods, wildlife and scenery to explore. The Crosslake Community Center rents snowshoes for $5 for two hours. Snowshoes can…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, Jenkins, Pequot Lakes, and Pine River.
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! Crosslake The Crosslake skating rink is…Read more
This weekend, Jan. 3-5, is the annual Ice Fest, where you can get out on Pelican Lake and enjoy a variety of cold-weather activities and then warm up under the big tent with a meal and a beverage. Ice Fest takes place just south of the Whitefish Chain in the…Read more
Just because some animals settle down for a long winter's nap doesn't mean they all do. You'll find that Minnesota's Whitefish Chain Area is teeming with life even in the coldest months. Many types of birds stay active in the area all winter long, and in some cases it's your…Read more
Check out the tasty s'more menu items available around the Whitefish Chain of Lakes Region.