Recreation / Entertainment

Enjoying the Great Outdoors

There are a wide range of outdoor activities to enjoy year round. Each of the four seasons provides an opportunity to explore and enjoy nature at its best..

Abundant Fishing and Water Fun

Minnesota is the "Land of 10,000 Lakes" and the GPS Region has many great lakes for your enjoyment. Click on the Lake Locator on the right to search for through the many lakes in the GPS Region.

Golf Courses Throughout the Region

The GPS 5-County Region is many golf courses for your enjoyment. Click on the Golf Course Locator on the right to search for golf courses.

State Parks in Abundance

The GPS Region is populated by numerous State Parks. Click on the State Park Locator on the right to find a map of the State Parks.

Festive Entertainment At the Local Level

County Fairs and City Festivals occur throughout the year. For more information, click on the County or City Member Profile page. The links to these pages are located at the top of this page. These pages will provide a link to the local websites with their Calendar of Events.

Bike Trails Within the Region

The Sunrise Prairie/Hardwood Creek Trail is a 26 mile path and the Willard Munger State Trail is a 63 mile trail.



As a PGA Golf Professional, I have had the opportunity to play most of the golf courses in Minnesota, and this region has some of the best courses from which to choose.

Jon Swanson
PGA Professional