Moore's Lodge on Leech Lake - Northern Minnesota Family Resort - Fishing Vacations - Cabin Rentals

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 
 
Welcome to Moore's Lodge on Leech Lake.

       Area Attractions and Trails

Moore's Lodge on Leech Lake extends a warm welcome to family vacationers, and fishermen who are looking for a destination spot to experience the very best that Minnesota has to offer.  There are trails, casinos and golfing activity that you and your family will enjoy.

 

 

Trails

The Minnesota Northwood's is a hikers paradise. You can tramp through the big woods, stroll down a backwoods lane, walk around lakes and even hike around a lake within a lake on Star Island.

The Chippewa National Forest makes maps available for most of their 78 miles of hiking trails, ranging from .5 to 68 miles. Some trails are known for their eagle viewing, others are self-guided nature tours; all of them are breath taking. Throughout the year, these trails also provide excellent cross-country skiing and wildlife viewing opportunities. Call (218) 335-8600 for a handout of twelve Chippewa National Forest hunter/walking trails.

As well as hiking on trails in our area, there are also many trail systems that allow snowmobiles . Leech Lake is a snowmobiler's dream - The Paul Bunyan and Heartland Trails intersect here and provide hundreds of miles of trails. The area also includes an array of trails specifically groomed for cross-country skiing.

Nearby is world famous Itasca State Parks, which also has its own trail systems. You can even walk across the mighty Mississippi River at its source in Itasca State Park. Six other State Parks are located within the region and each offer different experiences for the hiker and nature lover.

County Road 50 Walking Trail
Eight miles of walking trails along the Shingobee River Valley.

Heartland Trail
South of Walker is Minnesota's oldest paved trail, with miles of beautiful lakes, forest scenery, wildlife and flowers.

Lake Erin Interpretive Trail
This five-mile walking trail surrounds scenic Lake Erin.

Mi-Ge-Zi Trail
Four completed, paved miles of non-motorized hiking/biking trails in the Chippewa National Forest along the eastern edge of Cass Lake and Pike Bay.

North Country National Scenic Trail
Part of the longest continuous footpath in North America, the North Country Trail cuts through the Chippewa National Forest.

Oak Point Trail
Twelve miles of walking trails at the north end of Steamboat Bay on Leech Lake.

Paul Bunyan State Recreational Trail
Built along abandoned rail corridors, these trails are great venues for easy-going exploration.

Shingobee Trail
Nestled along the rolling hills of the Shingobee River Valley the area offers 6 miles of trails for hiking, hunting, primitive camping and cross country skiing. Sliding hills and a weekend warming chalet are also available for winter fun.

Stony Point Recreation Area Trail
Nine miles of looped forest road for biking and hiking through the Chippewa National Forest.

STATE / NATIONAL FORESTS

Chippewa National Forest Park

Chippewa National Forest, home of the largest nesting population of Bald Eagles in the lower 48 states. The Forest has a rich history, ranging from prehistoric times to early logging era and CCC days. The forest boundary encompasses about 1.6 million acres, with about 660,000 acres manages by the Chippewa National Forest. The remaining lands are State, County, Indian and private. The Leech Lake Indian Reservation is also within the Forest boundary.

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Chippewa National Forest / Walker Ranger District

Itasca State Park

Itasca State Park, headwaters of the Mississippi River, is just 35 miles from Walker. The park is open from May through October. There is limited access to the park in the winter months. Over two dozen vistas and historic spots are located along this scenic route.

Lake Country Scenic Byway

Lake Country Scenic Byway invites you to discover the old fashioned charm of the Lake Country. You'll travel 88 miles through prime northern Minnesota vacation country. The Byway unties the famed vacation areas of Walker, Park Rapids and Detroit Lakes along Highway 34 and scenic Itasca State Park on Highway 71 north.

Paul Bunyan State Forest

The Paul Bunyan State Forest is more then 72,000 acres of woods and lakes. There are over 50 miles of groomed snowmobile trails and 15 miles of ungroomed snowmobile trails, and countless hiking, biking and cross country ski trails

 

201 Minnesota Ave. E (218) 547-1044
Walker, MN 56484
Drive the Woodtick Trail, hike the Shingobee Hills or canoe down the incredible Boy River.

Deep Portage

Located in central Cass County, Deep Portage is a meeting place for community, education, and the environment. There are miles of trails to enjoy, a visitors' center, and year-round educational programming. Summer is a great time to paddle, hike, bike or otherwise explore the forests and lakes!

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Casinos

Northern Lights Casino

6800 Y Frontage Road
Walker, MN 56484 1-877-544-4879

We have over 1,000 slot and poker machines, live blackjack, Northstar Buffet, Dancing Sky Gift Shop, Little Star Snack Bar, River of Stars Cabaret, full-service bar, valet parking, 20/20 bingo.

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Golf

There are many area golf courses, including two championship courses, which offer you plenty of opportunities to enjoy one of our recreational priorities. Try a round under the crystal blue Minnesota sky on some of the most naturally scenic courses in northern Minnesota.

 

             LongBow Golf Club

Located 6 miles North on Hwy. 371 - P.O. Box 1027 (218) 547-4121
Walker, MN 56484 (877) 881-GOLF (4653)
The area’s new premier championship 18-hole golf course. Open to the public.

          

         

          Tianna Country Club

                 

              Located 2 Miles south on Hwy 34. Beautiful, challenging 18 hole championship golf course. Serving wonderful food

              and great drinks. Open to the Public. Visit www.tianna.com

         

 

          Wedgewood Golf Course & Driving Range

PO Box 1606 (218) 547-2666
Walker, MN 56484
9 hole course, rental clubs and carts. Snack Bar Located 5 miles N Walker.

Wildwedge Golf & Mini Golf

Hwy 371 & County Rd 16- 7 miles south of Pine River next to AmericInn.

(30 minutes south of Northern Lights Casino on Hwy 371)

P.O. Box 899

Pequot Lakes MN. 56472

218-568-6995

Fun and Scenic Par 3 Golf with 9 holes from 75-175 yards,

Challenging Miniature Golf-Lighted in summer for night play, Driving Range

 

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Museum

Cass Co. Museum/Hist. Society, Pioneer School, & Wildlife/Indian Arts Museum

Box 505 201 Minnesota Ave. W. (218) 547-7251
Walker, MN 56484
10:00 - 5:00 Tue-Friday. Admission: Family $9.00; Adults $4.00.

Museum interprets the settlement of Cass County and the Native American (Ojibwe culture. Archival files, Photos, Newspapers, Research Library.

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Minnesota resorts on Leech Lake in Walker - Great leech lake fishing and family vacations at Moore's Lodge Resort