Fall Family Fun at Pike’s Corn Maze

A Shrpa Collab What to Bring Weather Appropriate Clothes Money for Admission ($8/person cash or check only) Comfortable Shoes What to Expect After a quick (their service is super speedy!), stop at Great Northern Cafe and take the whole family for a fun-filled adventure to Pike’s Corn Maze, located only a few miles from Park […]

Wild West Weekend at Carters’ Fall Festival

A Shrpa Collaboration   What to Bring Weather Appropriate Clothing Comfy Shoes   What to Expect A quick drive from Park Rapids will bring you to the beautiful Carter family farm for their annual Fall Festival! This adventure highlights the biggest attractions at the festival: Music and fun in the Corn Crib, the Wild West […]

Fishing Report 9-30-2022

Many lakes have turned over and the fish are well into their fall routine. Water temperatures in the Park Rapids area have dropped to the low 60’s. Many lakes have turned over and the fish are well into their fall routine. Walleye fishing has been good, primarily using minnows and glide baits in 18-26 feet […]

October Blog

October 2022 Migrate north for fall fun and adventure Fall colors have not peaked yet so there’s still time to head north to explore the country roads, trails and lakes and enjoy the views. When temperatures shift, fog veils the picturesque landscape of stacked bales of hay and wetlands. Some hunters have headed to the […]

September 2022 Blog

September 2022 It’s not too late to plan fun fall adventures Some fall harvesting is underway with new ag, round hay bails punctuating the landscape of green fields. Golden rod, purple asters and other fall flowers decorate the roadways. Sumac are bearing bright red berries, but their leaves are still bright green. The northern landscape […]

Blog: November 2021

Plan a visit for a fall like no other No way to measure such a thing, but it seems fall has given us the most spectacular leaf colors ever and, unlike most years at this time, the gold and scarlet leaves still hang on continuing the show. The pace has slowed as we anticipate the […]

Blog: October 2021

Naturally, fall may be the most beautiful of all With an unseasonably late first frost, fall colors in the woods and along roads, trails and the lakeshore remain brilliant. Gardeners are enjoying the extended season and the fall crop harvest is well underway. When temperatures shift, fog veils the picturesque landscape of stacked bales of […]

Blog-September 2021

Discover fall’s beauty and fun in the Heartland Lakes It is stunning to see how green the forest floor and our lawns have become after a few days of steady rain. Signs of fall mark the landscape with golden rod, purple asters and some leaves turning scarlet and gold The northern landscape will soon ripen […]

Blog

September 2020 The transition to fall is already happening September fields are “the sublime prelude” to fall. If you have read, “Braiding Sweetgrass” by Robin Wall Kimmerer, her description of fields embroidered with drifts of golden yellow Goldenrod and pools of deepest purple Asters are stamped in your mind’s eye forever. You can see them […]

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