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So Much to Enjoy During the 2022 Spicer WinterFest

From the middle of January through the first week of February, the town that is “nicer” will host their annual WinterFest celebration. Spicer, home to 1,200 smiling residents, is continuing a tradition that fosters community and celebrates the unique town at the edge of Green Lake. And although...

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Look Forward to Fall in the Willmar Lakes Area

As summer comes to a close, we turn our attention towards fall. Crisp cool nights by the campfire, beautiful views of the fall foliage, and amazing fall flavors (including all the pumpkin spice you could want). Enjoy these autumn experiences and more in the Willmar Lakes Area this...

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August – The Last Month of Summer

Well, did you fit it all in? Is your summer bucket list complete? No? Don’t worry, there’s still time to fill that bucket. Grab the Sand Bucket and head to Sibley State Park beach, New London Mill Pond swim beach, Robbins Island Regional Park in Willmar or one of the...

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New London - A Unique and Unforgettable Experience!

By Trudie Guptill Are you looking for a unique and unforgettable experience this summer? Then plan a weekend to enjoy the many artistic wonders of New London! This small town with New England charm offers an experience unlike any other with plenty of outdoor recreation opportunities, community celebrations, fine...

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EXPLORE SPICER ON GREEN LAKE

By Lisa Aasen ENJOY summer days on Green Lake at Saulsbury Beach swimming and playing volleyball or hoops. Drop your boat into Green Lake at the Public Access for a fun day of boating on the water! LOCATED on the shores of Green Lake, Spicer offers something for everyone this...

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Enjoy a Fishing Getaway (Even if you don't like to fish)

The Willmar Lakes Area is the ideal location for a weekend getaway for those that love to fish and for those that don't. Being located in central Minnesota bodes well for the area and for those that don't like to travel too far for a getaway. With more...

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WLA Features: Robbins Island Regional Park

By Bailey Hovland You’re driving down Highway 71 toward Willmar, with the windows down and the radio up. There isn’t a cloud in the sky and the lake water looks like glass, mirroring the beautiful day. The shoreline of the lake turns into fields of green, where soccer players...

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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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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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