Brainerd, Minnesota

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Brainerd, Minnesota, USA

Recreation in Brainerd, Minnesota

State Parks

  • Crow Wing State Park

    7100 State Park Road
    Brainerd, MN 56401
    218-829-8022
    This large state park offers canoe and fishing boat rentals, a boat ramp, a cross country ski trail, a hiking trail, and a snowmobile trail, as well as offering sixty two RV and tent campsites with...
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Fishing

  • Royal's Fishing Guide Service

    504 Third Avenue Northeast
    Brainerd, MN 56472
    218-829-6672
    Open May through November, this guide service has been operational for forty years, and offers fishing in area lakes for Walleye, Bass, Muskie, and Northerns.
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Golf

  • Pirates Cove Adventure Golf

    17992 State Highway 371
    Brainerd, MN 56401
    218-828-9002
    This golfing area offers two challenging eighteen-hole golf courses with mountain caves, footbridges, and waterfalls.
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Hiking & Climbing

  • Northland Arboretum

    101 Seventh Street
    Brainerd, MN 56401
    218-829-8770
    This area features five hundred acres of preserved plants and wildlife, twelve miles of hiking trails, unpaved bike trails, cross country ski trails, environmental education programs, and many...
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Outfitters & Guides

  • A-1 Fishing Guide Service

    12931 17th Avenue
    Brainerd, MN 56401
    218-839-0697
    This guide service offers half-day or full-day guided fishing trips in area lakes, with all equipment being provided; one can fish for walleyes, northerns, muskies, bass, and panfish.
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  • Brainerd Guide Service

    13346 Meredith Drive
    Brainerd, MN 56425
    218-825-8965
    Guide service that provides fishing tips, reports, and professional fishing guides for the Brainerd Lakes area.
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  • Royal's Fishing Guide Service

    504 Third Avenue
    Brainerd, MN 56401
    818-829-6672
    With over fifty seven years of fishing experience and over forty years of fishing guide service experience, this outfitter can help one find the fish in the best fishing spots.
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Skating

Snow Sports

  • French Rapids Cross-Country Ski Area

    P.O. Box 927
    Brainerd, MN 56401
    Located Next to Crow Wing Regional Airport
    218-963-4762
    This ski area offers extremely challenging, very scenic, mostly expert level trails that are adjacent to the Mississippi River. A ski pass is required.
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  • Larson Lake Memorial Forest Trails

    301 Laurel Street
    Brainerd, MN 56401
    218-824-1115
    With most of the trails being for those between the beginner and intermediate levels of experience, these ski trails wind through a rolling oak forest with large diameter red and white pine trees in...
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  • Ski Gull

    County Road 77, Shore of Gull Lake
    Brainerd, MN 56401
    218-963-4353
    This ski area features fourteen runs, a triple chair lift, handle tows, and rope tows, with rental equipment and snowboarding being available.
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Miscellaneous Activities

  • Paul Bunyan Bowl

    1871 Excelsior Road
    Brainerd, MN 56425
    218-829-3150
    These bowling lanes offer computerized scoring, a full bar, bumpers for kids, pool tables, video games, and food.
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