Ice Skating/Fishing

There are a wide variety of activities to participate in during the winter months around the Whitefish Chain of Lakes Region. Here's all the details you need to plan your outdoor recreation adventure in and around Crosslake, Pequot Lakes/Jenkins and Pine River. Don't forget to use the aid of our interactive map to help you plan your trip (or where to eat!).

Winter Trail Conditions

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Ice Skating

Both indoor and outdoor rinks are available. Outdoor rinks require several weeks of cold tempratures to set-up. The Arena offers many hockey tournaments during the winter, so call to find out public skating times.

Breezy Point Sports Arena
7370 Cty Rd 11
Breezy Point
(218) 562-5678
Crosslake Ice Skating Rink
(218) 692-4271
Nisswa Park Ice Skating Rink
(218) 963-3931
Pine River Ice Skating Rink
(218) 587-2338

Ice Fishing

Some feel fishing in the Whitefish Area gets even better when the lakes freeze. Be sure to check ice conditions with your lodging host or local bait shop before venturing out.

Ice Fish House Rentals

Brainerd Guide Service
Brainerd Guide Service
(218) 825-8965
Boats & Beyond Rentals
Boats & Beyond Rentals
4758 County Road 77
(218) 963-7700

Rents pontoons, competition ski/wakeboard boats, fishing boats, ski boats, CraigCats (compact boat) and jetskis (Personal Watercraft). Also rents ice houses and snowmobiles.

(218) 839-5598
Heath’s Resort
Heath’s Resort
(218) 587-2286
Todd’s Guide Service
Todd’s Guide Service
(218) 821-8812