NEARBY AREA ACTIVITIES
Bemidji State Park – Lake Bemidji State Park is a state park of Minnesota, on the north shore of 6,765-acre Lake Bemidji. The northern half of the park preserves a spruce-tamarack bog. Want the best view of Bemidji? A short drive from the resort.
Itasca State Park – Headwaters of the Mississippi – Itasca State Park is a state park of Minnesota, and contains the headwaters of the Mississippi River. Bemidji is the first city on the Mississippi river and is a short drive from the resort.
The Lost 40 – Today, less than 2% of Minnesota’s forested land contains virgin or “old growth” timber. Fortunately, there still exists an easily accessible area in Northern Minnesota that was never touched by loggers or developers. This property is called the “Lost 40” and it is home to one of the last stands of virgin, “old-growth” Red and White Pine in Minnesota. Some of these trees are well over 300 hundred years old.
Three Island Park – The scenic Turtle River flows from the mouth of Three Island Lake providing spectacular views, rolling terrain, and a diverse plant ecology. This park is beautiful in the summer, fall and winter months.
Bemidji Speedway (a Wissota member) - If you crave an evening of action, check out the race track just south of Bemidji. Check out their website for weekly race dates and times. www.wissota.org
Northern Lights Casino, Walker
Palace Casino, Cass Lake
Seven Clans Casino, Red Lake
Shooting Star Casino, Mahnomen
Local Bemidji Activities
Movil Maze Mountain Bike Rec Area – Contains 1250 acres and has 14km of intermediate trails. Newly built in 2011, it boasts some of Bemidji’s best mountain bike trails.
Bemidji Community Theater – Arts, culture, theater. Yes, between great fishing trips and nature’s family fun, make time for theatre and live plays.
Forest Edge Winery – They create wines from the finest fruits. Take their informative tour and sample extraordinary wines. Pick up a bottle to enjoy during our Wednesday night cookout or sample around your evening campfire.
Headwaters of the Mississippi Science Center – Just right for the kids or the kid in you, visit the Headwaters Science Center.
Beltrami History Center – The great north is steeped in history. Visit ours at the Beltrami County Historical Society.
Visit Bemidji Summer Tour – Fall Leaves Color Tour
Local Walker Activities
There are tennis courts, and a playground and swimming beach from Memorial Day to Labor Day. The Paul Bunyan Trail (paved) goes right thru town and meets with the Heartland Trail (paved), a bicyclist paradise. Lots of quaint shops to browse thru and good eateries too.
Shingnobee Recreation Area – Shingobee Recreation Area provides a variety of summer and winter activities. The area offers 6 miles of trails for hiking, hunting, birdwatching, primitive camping, and cross-country skiing in the heart of Minnesota’s Northwoods.
Heartland State Trail – A 49 mile multiple use trail between Park Rapids and Cass Lake. The trail is located entirely on a level abandoned railroad grade except for two short segments north of Walker. The 27 mile segment between Park Rapids and Walker has a paved surface. This segment has a second grassy treadway for horseback riding, mountain biking, and studded snowmoible tracks.
Portage Brewing Company – Brewery and taproom located in Chippewa National Forest, MN. Focused on native wild yeast cultivation and brewing, Portage specializes in hybrid ale styles that are complex, crushable, and disruptive to standard styles. Boat, bike, or drive over for a pint.
Walker City Park – Enjoy a picnic at the redone park right on Leech Lake.
Green Scene’s Walker Community Farmer’s Market – The Walker Community Farmers’ & Craft Market serves as a gathering place for community members and visitors. Guests can purchase vendor- grown produce, specialty foods, consumables, crafts, jewelry & much more. Open Thursdays, June 7 – September 20. 9:00AM-2:00PM