Woods to Water Blog - Blog Archive: January, 2022

There's plenty of fun to be had in the Brainerd Lakes Area during the Winter. Check out our list of fun activities below to get outside and enjoy the TRUE NORTH.



Sledding, Tubing, Snowboarding and Downhill Skiing

The Brainerd Lakes Area offers excellent downhill skiing, snow boarding, and some of Minnesota’s best tubing with one of the largest tubing hills in Minnesota at Mount Ski Gull located just a short drive north of Brainerd and Baxter.

Big Sev Sledding | Brainerd

Sledding hill located at Hitch-Wayne Park off South Seventh Street. Sleds available for public use. 

Fritz Loven Park | Lake Shore

Bring your own sled and take a visit to Fritz Loven park for it's awesome free to the public sledding hill located near the…

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Winter fun! Just because hunting season is wrapped up for this year doesn’t mean you can’t think about next year!

Winter is a great time to get out in the woods and do some scouting and shed hunting. Deer are starting to lose their antlers, so this is a great time to get the family outdoors and look for some antlers!

Ice fishing has been underway for awhile now and still reports of great fishing! As the winter progresses anglers may have to work for the fish more but still should be able to find a good bite! Anglers can find luck in deeper water with a dead stick at this time of year.

The Brained Jaycees Ice fishing extravaganza is right around the corner, taking place on the 29th! If you can’t make it in person there is also the virtual…

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Check out our list of local events happening in the north this Winter. Bundle up and get out to mingle with the locals!


Every Wednesday + Saturday: Bend + Brew at MN Traders Co. Register for a Saturday class here. Register for a Wednesday class here.

January 11th 6-7pm: Every Tuesday Bingo at Roundhouse Brewery

January 13th 6-8pm: Every Thursday Meat Raffle at Roundhouse Brewery

January 14th-16th: Back to Hack Snowmobile Days. Hackensack's annual activity-filled weekend full of fun and winter entertainment.

January 14th 6-9pm: Bruce Archer LIVE MUSIC at Roundhouse Brewery

January 15th 6-9pm: Ted Feyder LIVE MUSIC at Roundhouse Brewery

January 21st 6-9pm: Mark Peterson Band - LIVE MUSIC at Roundhouse Brewery


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