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The WILD, RUGGED NORTH

A Perfect Playground

Lake County gives outdoor enthusiasts the perfect playground to enjoy endless adventures: the breathtaking views of Lake Superior’s North Shore, its four gorgeous state parks, and a plethora of hiking and biking trails.

Inland you’ll find smaller lakes for fishing panfish and walleye, more than 400 miles of groomed snowmobile and ATV trails, rivers and creeks, and quaint resorts surrounded by forest.

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snowy excitement awaits you

When the snow falls, northern Minnesota transforms into a winter wonderland. From snowshoeing or hiking through our scenic state parks, blazing new trails on a sled, or simply soaking in the magical beauty of new-fallen snow, Lake County makes the ultimate winter adventure destination.

Browse our Winter Adventure Guide for winter activity recommendations and tips for a grand up-north getaway.

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Winter North Shore Lodging Specials

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