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12 Must See Summer Attractions

The Willmar Lakes Area is a land full of diverse culture, outdoor adventures, family fun, history, boutique shopping, unique restaurants and so much more. With so many amazing opportunities, how do you know what to see while you’re here? Well, that’s what we’re here for! At the Willmar...

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Fall Festivals & Events are a Plenty this October

If you ask me, October is the best month of the year. Not too hot, not too cold and a lot less bugs! We get to watch nature change as the many plants and trees turn to vibrant fall colors and watch as the birds start to migrate...

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A Pet Friendly Travel Destination

The Willmar Lakes Area is a beautiful region located in the heart of Minnesota that offers a variety of pet-friendly activities and places for you and your furry friends to visit. With unique locations and local businesses that cater specially to our four-legged friends, you’re sure to find...

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Prairie Pothole Day 2019

By Bailey Hovland On Saturday, September 7, 2019, the 37th annual Prairie Pothole Day will be underway out at the Stoney Ridge Farm in New London. From 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., volunteers and friends of the Prairie Pothole Chapter will be putting on this event to teach visitors...

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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.

Trail Report