August 29, 2018
Fall is the ideal time for biking and hiking in the Minnesota Northwoods. It’s beginning to cool down outside, the leaves are changing and creating a beautiful landscape, and because of the temperature changes, you can start to enjoy your favorite warm beverages.
There are cycling trails all around the area. From paved or dirt trails to highways or quiet country roads, you’re bound to find something that’s right for you. The Chippewa National Forest has 160 miles of trail for non-motorized use. Lake Itasca also has a 20 mile paved trail around it.
The Chippewa National Forest is also an amazing place for hiking. They have 78 miles of hiking trails to offer. They range anywhere from 0.5 to 68 miles. These trails can also be used for cross-country skiing in the winter months. There are six state parks located within the region for hikers to enjoy.
Links to many of the cycling trails in the area and more information on hiking trails can be found on our Outdoor Lake Resort Recreation page.
November 20, 2019
The Minnesota Northwoods offers a variety of dining that will suit your needs. Bemidji, Blackduck, and Cass Lake each have unique dining experiences perfect for the whole family. Minnesota Nice Cafe – Bemidji Quality ingredients and traditional methods are used to produce exceptional home cooked meals, just like Grandma used to make! Their menu includes…
November 13, 2019
Big Bog State Recreation Area has two parts: a northern unit and a southern unit. The peat bog is the largest peat bog in the lower 48 states, covering 500 square-miles, and is located in the northern unit. A mile-long boardwalk in the northern unit allows visitors to enjoy the unique plants and animals, including Yellow-eyed…