Local Activities

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Boating Fun!

If you have never gone boating on the Whitefish Chain of Lakes, you have been missing out! With 14 Lakes connected, and an abundance of islands and sandbars, you and your group are bound to find all the scenery and lake activities to fit everyone's needs! If you are out on the lake all day and get hungry, drive your boat up to one of Crosslake's Lakeside restaurants! Choose from Moonlight Bay, Manhattan's, Zorbaz or The Wharf!

Summer Fishing-

Minnesota is one of the top fishing destinations in North America, and here are a few of the main reasons you should grab a pole and plan your trip today.

  1. The Crosslake area offers countless drive-to fishing opportunities, many with quality comparable to fly-in destinations in northern Canada. Minnesota‚Äôs DNR also maintains an extensive number of public access sites with hard-surface ramps to make launching and loading large boats a breeze.
  2. With 14 lakes in the Whitefish Chain of Lakes alone, as well as the nearby Pine River, the Lakes Area is one of the best multi species freshwater fisheries in the country with an abundance of species ranging from Yellow Perch and Black Crappie to Lake Trout and Muskie.

Winter Fishing-

Think all of the fun in Crosslake, Minnesota only happens in the summer? If you answered yes, you would be wrong! Utilize the Whitefish Chain of Lakes for all of your ice fishing adventures as well! Whether you are looking for recreational fishing or one of the many tournaments held in the lakes area, the options are endless! 


Winter Snowmobiling-

Looking for a winter activity or getaway with your friends? Look to plan a snowmobiling trip in Crosslake, Minnesota. Check out the abundance of  trails in Crow Wing County or stay local while staying in the heart of the town!

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Mountain Biking!

Do you have a group of people that love to head out on the trails with your mountain bikes? Check out the local trails to see which route will best fit the needs of you and your group! 


Crosslake Town Square!

Are you new to visiting the Crosslake area? Take a moment to stroll through our Town square area, filled with everything from boutiques to hair salons to incredible dining options! To name a few, there are Rafferty's Pizza, Crosslake Drug, Encompassing Beauty and Studio Posh.