Minnesota’s favorite birds have returned to their favorite state, with more on the way. Loons, great blue herons, hawks and raptors have all made their returns, while hummingbirds, orioles and other colorful songbirds are currently on their flights north. “Birds are just starting to arrive so it’s a fun time to…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, Pequot Lakes/Jenkins and Pine River.
Looking for signs of spring? Look for trillium, a delicate white flower with three petals, surrounded by three leaves. It’s a spring ephemeral, meaning it’s one of the very first flowers to appear in the springtime. One of the best places to find it on the Whitefish Chain is on…Read more
Every summer for the past 10 years, the Crosslake Community Center has hosted the Chautauqua program, a once-monthly series of classes on varying topics. Every Chautauqua is different, open to the public, and free. Topics over the years have varied greatly. One class brought in Marla Spivak, one of the…Read more
Every spring, the DNR sets up a fish trap on the northwest side of the Whitefish Chain so they can collect the eggs and sperm of spawning walleye. But the event isn’t just good for the DNR or the anglers who will benefit from stocked lakes- it’s also great opportunity…Read more
Check out the tasty s'more menu items available around the Whitefish Chain of Lakes Region.