Set it the beautiful Northwoods of Minnesota, we are home to the headwaters of the Crow Wing Chain of Lakes. In this setting of beautiful lakes and rich forests we can offer the best in riding trails, fishing, camping, hiking and hunting. We also offer a variety of superb dining experiences within a 10 mile radius, shopping, outdoor adventures and theater. A visit to the Akeley Area is sure to be both inspiring and relaxing. Take a visit to our lodging page to find local resorts, campgrounds and hotels. Visit our business directory to fine Chamber supported businesses and attractions.
There are 54 state and grant-in-aid trails for you to ride, thanks to club volunteers and the DNR—or you can find some great riding in Minnesota state forests!
Get out and enjoy Minnesota's vast trail network! There are over 22,000 miles of groomed snowmobile trails, with over 21,000 miles maintained by local snowmobile club volunteers.
Fish Species: black bullhead, black crappie, bluegill, brown bullhead, green sunfish, hybrid sunfish, largemouth bass, northern pike, pumpkinseed, rock bass, tullibee (cisco), walleye, yellow bullhead, yellow perch, bowfin (dogfish), white sucker, golden shiner
Minnesota State Water Trails
Minnesota state water trails feature some of the best paddling anywhere in the state. A water trail is a stretch of river or lake that is mapped and managed especially for canoeing, kayaking, boating and camping. There are 35 Minnesota state water trails featuring public water accesses, campsites, rest areas and over 4,500 miles of paddling. Most Minnesotans live within an hour of a state water trail, so get out there and start paddling!