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Patio Season Has Arrived

As the warmth of summer envelops the Willmar Lakes Area, patio season emerges as a cherished time for locals and visitors alike. Located in the heart of Minnesota, this charming spot transforms into a vibrant hub of outdoor dining, social gatherings, and leisurely relaxation. From the serene shores...

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Top 5 Patios Inspiring Relaxation

As a Minnesotan, when the weather’s nice you try to take advantage of it as much as possible and that includes eating outside! We've searched throughout Kandiyohi County and came up with the top 5 patio locations that inspire relaxation, and here they are! Goat Ridge Brewery As the saying...

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Sweet, Sweet Summertime in the Willmar Lakes Area

By Bailey Hovland Long, arduous winter? Check. Short-lived, unpredictable spring? Check. Sweet, sweet summertime arriving promptly? Yes, yes, and yes. This week’s thunderstorms, hair-frazzling humidity, and scorching temperatures have made it abundantly clear that summer is finally here to stay. And despite the ninety-degree heat radiating off the asphalt and...

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The possibilities are endless on our 30 recreational lakes…boating, swimming, fishing, water skiing, tubing, canoeing, kayaking, paddle boating, hydro biking, paddle boarding and so much more!

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Explore our Trails

Surrounded by beautiful lakes and scenery…who wouldn’t take a hike or a leisurely bike ride to enjoy the view? With miles of trials to choose from, you can always find new places to explore.

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