Immersed in Nature

Fall Recreational Rentals

Take in a breath of fresh air, marvel at the landscape, experience the wildlife that make up the beautiful Willmar Lakes Area.

Looking for some outdoor fun? Or maybe you’re wanting to see the large variety of wildlife in the Willmar Lakes Area? Either way, we have plenty of options to get you outside enjoying the fall in the Willmar Lakes Area!

Want to hit the many beautiful trails in the Willmar Lakes Area, but don’t have a bike? Then stop at one of the many BikeWillmar bike share hubs to rent one and start exploring the trails! We are home to the 22 mile Glacial Lakes State Trail where you can experience the beauty of nature all while taking pit stops for delicious food and drinks and even a souvenir or two. You can also hit up the beautiful road route around Green Lake in Spicer, the Eagle Lake Trail, or the many beautiful trails throughout Robbins Island Regional Park.

Are you more of the adventurous type? Then rent a fat tire bike from Prairie Woods Environmental Learning Center and enjoy the 4 miles of mountain bike trails that will take you across the prairies and through the woods. No matter which trail you choose, you’re sure to enjoy the sights and sounds of nature in the Willmar Lakes Area.


Want to see the fall colors by kayak instead? Why not take to the Crow River or one of the many beautiful lakes in our area? Don’t have a kayak? Then call Prairie Woods Environmental Learning Center to rent one (call 24 hours in advance for rentals) and enjoy the calm waters of Lake Florida. Green Lake Rentals also has kayaks and paddle boards available to rent and use on Green Lake.

Another fun way to see the many fall colors and migrating birds is by boat! Bring your own or rent a boat or pontoon from one of our Recreational Rental locations by clicking here. If you’re staying at one of the beautiful campgrounds in our area, you can also rent one of their boats, pontoons, canoes, or kayaks since you are a guest of theirs.

So make a plan to hit the lakes and trails of Kandiyohi County to experience all that fall has to offer!


Public Beaches

Missing the beach but don’t want to travel far? Willmar Lakes Area has got plenty of beaches and lakeshore for you to enjoy this summer.

Lakes & Water Recreation

Places to stay

Whether you revel in the outdoors or are looking for all the comforts of home, we’ve got plenty of campgrounds, hotels, and resorts to fit your needs and budget.

Places to Stay

Fish our lakes

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!

Fishing Report

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