MLS# 4652810 - LAKE HOME | 4 BEDROOMS | 4 BATHROOMS
RETREAT TO THIS REMARKABLE WHITEFISH CHAIN PROPERTY THAT HAS STUNNING PANORAMIC LAKE VIEWS, 494 FT OF SAND FRONTAGE ON LOWER WHITEFISH LAKE AND IS SITUATED ON 4.12 ACRES . . .
MLS# 4793939 - LAKE HOME | 6 BEDROOMS | 6 BATHROOMS
FABULOUS 6 BEDROOM 6 BATH LAKE HOME HAS 169 FT OF EXCELLENT SAND FRONTAGE ON A WEST FACING LOT ON RUSH LAKE. EXTERIOR OF THE HOME IS A PERFECT BLEND OF LOG, STUCCO, AND . . .
MLS# 4737545 - LAKE HOME | 5 BEDROOMS | 5 BATHROOMS
RETREAT TO THIS 5 BEDROOM 5 BATH LAKE HOME WITH 227 FT OF EXCELLENT SAND FRONTAGE AND 200 FT BAY FRONTAGE ON CROSS LAKE. THIS 4,740 SQ FT HOME HAS FINE AMENITIES AND AN . . .
MLS# 4780736 - LAKE HOME | 4 BEDROOMS | 4 BATHROOMS
SPECTACULAR CRAFTSMANSHIP & AMAZING LAKEFRONT LOCATION WITH 406' OF WATERFRONT ON THE WHITEFISH CHAIN. THIS PROPERTY IS WORTHY OF ESTATE STATUS WITH THE MAIN HOME . . .
MLS# 4775952 - LAKE HOME | 5 BEDROOMS | 5 BATHROOMS
STUNNING LAKE FRONT HOME ON BEAUTIFUL RUSH LAKE!! DYNAMIC VIEWS OF THE LAKE LOCATED ON THE WHITE FISH CHAIN OF LAKES, FEATURES INCLUDE CUSTOM BUILT IN CABINETS . . .
MLS# 4795780 - LAKE HOME | 3 BEDROOMS | 4 BATHROOMS
ENJOY LAKE LIFE THE WAY IT IS MEANT TO BE AT THIS WELL-APPOINTED 3 BEDROOM 4 BATH HOME WHICH HAS 117 FT OF SAND FRONTAGE ON RUSH LAKE. HOME BOASTS A GOURMET KITCHEN, . . .
MLS# 4786217 - LAKE HOME | 4 BEDROOMS | 3 BATHROOMS
END OF THE ROAD PRIVACY ON THE WFC WITH 645' OF SHORELINE. YOU WILL FALL IN LOVE WITH THIS ONE OWNER RUSH LAKE HOME THE MOMENT YOU DRIVE UP. FEATURES INCLUDE 4 BEDROOMS, . . .
MLS# 4768547 - LAKE LOT 1.490
START MAKING PLANS TO BUILD YOUR DREAM HOME ON THIS VERY PRIVATE SETTING OF THIS WHITEFISH CHAIN LAKE LOT. PRIME RUSH LAKE LOT OFFERS YOU 266 FT OF EXCELLENT SAND . . .
MLS# 4750757 - LAKE HOME | 2 BEDROOMS | 2 BATHROOMS
178 FT. OF FANTASTIC LEVEL SHORELINE ON RUSH LAKE OF THE WHITEFISH CHAIN ON OVER 1 ACRES!! GORGEOUS LAKE VIEWS, SUNSETS, QUIET SETTING AND PLENTY OF WILDLIFE. CABIN . . .
MLS# 4648487 - LAKE HOME | 6 BEDROOMS | 6 BATHROOMS
FROM THE MINUTE YOU OPEN THE FRONT DOOR YOU WILL KNOW YOU ARE AT YOUR NORTHERN MN CABIN. OVER 200 FT. OF LAKESHORE. 4 BDRM/3BATH MAIN HOUSE WITH 2 BDRM /1 BATH GUEST . . .
MLS# 4638731 - LAKE LOT 5.500
RARE OPPORTUNITY TO OWN A MAINLAND LAKE LOT AND ISLAND ON OX LAKE. PROPERTY ALSO HAS DEEDED EASEMENT TO ISLAND LAKE WHICH IS PART OF THE WHITEFISH CHAIN. MATURE TIMBER, . . .
MLS# 4771866 - LAKE HOME | 3 BEDROOMS | 2 BATHROOMS
EXTENSIVELY REMODELED LAKE HOME WITH INCREDIBLE SW VIEWS OVER GORGEOUS RUSH LAKE. THIS PROPERTY FEATURES A WALKOUT BASEMENT W/GRADUAL ELEVATION TO 116' OF NICE FRONTAGE . . .
MLS# 4772806 - LAKE LOT 1.280
PRIVATE 1.28 ACRES ON THE SOUTH BAY (ANDERSON'S BAY) ON CROSS LAKE OF THE WHITEFISH CHAIN OF LAKES WITH 100 FEET OF LEVEL SHORELINE AND LEVEL ELEVATION! YOU CAN ACCESS . . .
MLS# 4647198 - LAKE HOME | 2 BEDROOMS | 2 BATHROOMS
WHITEFISH CHAIN HOME SITS ON A GORGEOUS 100 FT OF SANDY SHORELINE ON BEAUTIFUL DAGGETT LAKE. NEWER KITCHEN AND BATH. REMODELS INCLUDE STAINLESS APPLIANCES, TRAVERTINE . . .
MLS# 4797291 - LAKE HOME | 6 BEDROOMS | 4 BATHROOMS
BEST OF BOTH WORLDS! YEAR-ROUND LIVING AT THE LAKE WITHOUT THE HIGH TAXES! UNIQUE ASSOCIATION OF 3 OFFERS SHARED USE OF 500' OF ONE OF THE FINEST SAND BEACHES ON THE . . .
MLS# 4790058 - LAKE HOME | 3 BEDROOMS | 3 BATHROOMS
SPECTACULAR LOT ON THE WHITEFISH CHAIN! SOUTH FACING HOME WITH BEAUTIFUL POST AND BEAM CONSTRUCTED LIVING ROOM WITH A WALL OF WINDOWS FACING THE LAKE. LARGE MATURE . . .
MLS# 4792629 - LAKE HOME | 4 BEDROOMS | 3 BATHROOMS
DON'T MISS THIS BEAUTIFUL FOUR BEDROOM, THREE BATHROOM CROSSLAKE HOME ON 2.39 ACRES. HOME IS NICELY SITUATED ON PENINSULA LOT WITH 1,300 FEET OF SHORELINE, GORGEOUS . . .
MLS# 4694380 - LAKE LOT 0.489
BUILD YOUR DREAM LAKE HOME ON THIS PINE STUDDED LOT WHICH HAS 100 FEET OF EXCELLENT SAND FRONTAGE ON LOWER WHITEFISH LAKE. HIGH ELEVATION LOT BOASTS PANORAMIC VIEWS, . . .
MLS# 4694345 - LAKE LOT 0.489
BUILD YOUR DREAM LAKE HOME ON THIS PINE STUDDED LOT WHICH HAS 100 FEET OF EXCELLENT SAND FRONTAGE ON LOWER WHITEFISH LAKE. HIGH ELEVATION LOT BOASTS PANORAMIC VIEWS, . . .
MLS# 4584589 - LAKE LOT 31.410
PRIVATE 31 ACRE WOODED PARCEL BOASTS 1970 FT FRONTAGE ON PLEASANT LAKE AND 1030 FT FRONTAGE ON PECKS PUDDLE AND IS AN IDEAL PARCEL FOR FUTURE DEVELOPMENT POTENTIAL OR . . .
MLS# 4749565 - LAKE HOME | 1 BEDROOM | 1 BATHROOM
GREAT CENTRAL LOCATION ON THE WHITEFISH CHAIN WITH ITS OWN ISLAND. ENJOY EASY ELEVATION TO THE LAKE & AWESOME SUNSETS FROM THE WEST FACING DECK & PATIO AREAS. . . .
MLS# 4742979 - LAKE HOME | 3 BEDROOMS | 2 BATHROOMS
A QUIET AND SERINE GEM ON HIDDEN LAKE. PART OF THE WHITEFISH CHAIN. LARGE DETACHED GARAGE, HUGE CEMENT DRIVEWAY, VAULTED CEILINGS, LARGE DECK OVERLOOKING THE LAKE. A . . .
MLS# 4787321 - LAKE HOME | 2 BEDROOMS | 2 BATHROOMS
LITTLE PINE LAKE
A GREAT YEAR AROUND 2 BEDROOM 2 BATH LITTLE PINE LAKE COTTAGE LOCATED ON THE WHITEFISH CHAIN, AMENITIES INCLUDE VAULTED T&G CEILINGS WITH A VERY UP-NORTH FEELING, . . .
MLS# 4491256 - LAKE LOT 0.690
NICELY WOODED WALKOUT BUILDING SITE ON RUSH LAKE WITH 142 FEET OF FRONTAGE. THIS LOT FACES SOUTHEAST AND IS LOCATED ON A QUIET PROTECTED BAY. THIS BAY ALLOWS YOU TO . . .
MLS# 4720743 - LAKE LOT 0.830
BUILD YOUR LAKE HOME ON THIS PRIVATE SETTING ON THE FAMOUS WHITEFISH CHAIN. ENJOY PERFECT ELEVATION TO THE LAKE ALONG WITH A LOT THAT IS STUDDED WITH HUGE MATURE PINE . . .
MLS# 4758393 - LAKE HOME | 2 BEDROOMS | 2 BATHROOMS
CROSS LAKE AND THE WHITEFISH CHAIN AWAITS YOU. A WARM AND CHARMING 2 BED 2 BATH CONDO. DOCKING, POOL, HOT TUB, EXERCISE ROOM, CLOSE TO DOWN TOWN FUN, YET SET IN A . . .
MLS# 4763358 - LAKE HOME | 2 BEDROOMS | 2 BATHROOMS
RETREAT TO THIS 2 BEDROOM 2 BATHROOM CABIN THAT BOASTS 63 FT OF FRONTAGE ON RUSH LAKE, IS SITUATED JUST 30 FT FROM THE WATERS EDGE, HAS ACCESS TO AN ASSOCIATION SAND . . .
MLS# 4747205 - LAKE HOME | 2 BEDROOMS | 1 BATHROOM
A TRUE UP-NORTH LOG SIDED COTTAGE TUCKED UNDER MATURE PINES ON THE HIGHLY SOUGHT AFTER WHITEFISH CHAIN! THIS TURN-KEY CABIN HAS A STONE FP, SCREEN PORCH, SS SPPLIANCES . . .
MLS# 4740266 - LAKE HOME | 3 BEDROOMS | 2 BATHROOMS
TOTALLY REMODELED PINE LAKE HOME WITH A GREAT VIEW, GOOD ELEVATION, WALKOUT BASEMENT, 2 CAR DETACHED GARAGE, NEW FURNACE, WATER HEATER, APPLIANCES,DECK AND ROOF. NEW . . .
MLS# 4775139 - LAKE HOME | 3 BEDROOMS | 2 BATHROOMS
LOCATED IN THE OLD LOG HEADQUARTERS OF CROSSLAKE. ENJOY ALL THE AMENITIES OF THE WHITEFISH CHAIN WITH ASSOCILOCATION, LOCATION, LOCATION! CLOSE TO ALL CROSSLAKE HAS TO . . .
MLS# 4763575 - LAKE LOT 2.100
YOU WILL ENJOY THIS 2.10 ACRE LOT ON ARROWHEAD LAKE AND WHITEFISH CHAIN. PROPERTY HAS 775 FEET OF FRONTAGE, A PRIVATE SETTING, LARGE DOCK SYSTEM, STORAGE SHED, SAND . . .
MLS# 4795816 - LAKE LOT 1.710
NICELY WOODED LOT WITH 211' OF SHORELINE ON OX LAKE. ENJOY PANORAMIC VIEWS AND A SAND LAKE BOTTOM. OX LAKE IS A QUIET LAKE WITH NO PUBLIC ACCESS AND IS KNOWN FOR . . .
MLS# 4739654 - LAKE HOME | 4 BEDROOMS | 4 BATHROOMS
RETREAT TO THIS QUAINT GETAWAY SITUATED IN THE EXTRAORDINARY BOYD LODGE ON THE WHITEFISH CHAIN. YOU WILL HAVE FRACTIONAL OWNERSHIP OF THIS LAKE HOME WHICH COMES . . .
MLS# 4716093 - LAKE LOT 0.980
NICELY WOODED LAKE LOT ON PRISTINE HIDDEN/RUSH LAKE ON THE WHITEFISH CHAIN. WELL KNOWN SECLUDED AREA FOR PAN FISH AND BASS FISHING. CENTRALLY LOCATED ON THE CHAIN AND . . .
MLS# 4746292 - LAKE HOME | 2 BEDROOMS | 1 BATHROOM
RETREAT TO THIS TURNKEY 2 BEDROOM HOME THAT HAS ONE OF THE BEST LOCATIONS IN THE GOLDEN RULE ESTATES ON 1100 FEET OF FRONTAGE ON CROSS LAKE. HOME HAS MANY UPGRADES, A . . .
MLS# 4786480 - LAKE LOT 0.780
ON FABULOUS WHITEFISH CHAIN. PERFECT SOUTH FACING WALKOUT SLOPES GENTLY TO THE LAKE. HIGH QUALITY OLD GROWTH FOREST; STEEL POSTS MARK LOT LINE & LARGE BUILDING . . .
MLS# 4730301 - LAKE LOT 0.843
OX LAKE WEST FACING WALK-OUT WOODED BUILDING SITE, GREAT CROSSLAKE LOCATION, THERE IS A HOMEOWNERS ASSOCIATION BOAT LANDING AND BEACH ACCESS, AREA OF NEWER HOMES.
MLS# 4704902 - LAKE LOT 0.310
BUILD YOUR LAKE CABIN ON THIS RUSH LAKE HARBOR WITH GRADUAL ELEVATION, BEAUTIFUL WHITE PINES, WESTERN EXPOSURE, 65' OF PRIVATE SHORE, AND DEEDED ACCESS TO BOTH CROSS AND . . .
MLS# 4790393 - LAKE LOT 0.690
BUILD YOUR OWN CABIN OR SINGLE FAMILY HOME ON THIS BEAUTIFUL PRIVATE LOT ON RUSH LAKE OF THE WHITEFISH CHAIN OF LAKES. TRAVEL BY BOAT TO LAKESIDE RESTAURANTS AND GAS . . .
MLS# 4772211 - LAKE LOT 0.680
LAKE VIEWS. GREAT LOT WITH .68 ACRES ON PINE LAKE. SOUTH FACING WALK OUT LOT WITH TONS OF WILDLIFE. LOT IS STAKED. CLOSE TO AMENITIES OF CROSSLAKE, BUT LOT AFFORDS . . .
MLS# 4401417 - LAKE HOME | 2 BEDROOMS | 1 BATHROOM
101 FEET OF SHORELINE ON VELVET LAKE. NICE ELEVATION TO THE LAKE AND PRIVATE SETTING. CLOSE TO THE CITY OF CROSSLAKE. NICELY TREED LOT WITH OLDER 2 BEDROOM 1 BATH . . .
MLS# 4668332 - LAKE LOT 1.600
SECLUSION AND SERENITY IS WHAT YOU WILL FIND ON THIS 1.60 ACRE WOODED PARCEL WITH 121' OF FRONTAGE ON LAKE O'BRIEN. PREMIERE BUILDING SITE FOR A WALKOUT HOME OFFERING . . .
MLS# 4689697 - LAKE LOT 1.000
FANTASTIC BUILDING LOT ON FAWN LAKE. LOT IS IN AN NICE NEIGHBORHOOD W/ MANY RECENTLY BUILT CABINS. LOT WOULD MAKE FOR A GREAT WALKOUT. LOT IS HEAVILY WOODED W/ MANY . . .
MLS# 4710550 - LAKE HOME | 2 BEDROOMS | 1 BATHROOM
LITTLE PINE LAKE
IMMACULATELY TURNKEY HOME SLEEPS 8 AND IS SITUATED ON ONE OF THE LARGEST LOTS IN WILDERNESS PARK ON THE WHITEFISH CHAIN. HOME IS BEING SOLD FULLY FURNISHED AND INCLUDES . . .
MLS# 4717104 - LAKE HOME | 2 BEDROOMS | 1 BATHROOM
LITTLE PINE LAKE
ONE OF THE BEST LOTS IN WILDERNESS PARK! 2-BR/1-BA PARK MODEL THAT HAS BEEN COMPLETELY UPDATED. COMES FULLY FURNISHED INSIDE AND ALSO GOLF CART IS INCLUDED. 12X30 GARAGE . . .
MLS# 4797119 - LAKE LOT 0.580
WONDERFULLY PRIVATE LOCATION ON THIS CLEAR, DEEP LAKE. SOUTHERN EXPOSURE WITH GRADUAL ELEVATION, GREAT TREES. A RIDGE NEAR THE LAKE PROVIDES FOR A REVERSE WALK OUT OR . . .
MLS# 4769087 - LAKE LOT 0.500
LOOKING FOR YOUR PERFECT VACATION SPOT? THIS BEAUTIFUL BUILDING SITE IS WAITING FOR YOU TO ADD YOUR DREAM VACATION HOME! WITH JUST A SHORT WALK AWAY TO DIRECT ACCESS TO . . .
MLS# 4713122 - LAKE LOT 0.764
CRYSTAL CLEAR OX LAKE LOT. ENJOY ALL THE AMENITIES INCLUDING SHARED BEACH AND DOCKING PRIVILEGES. BEAUTIFUL BUILDING SITE!
MLS# 4656525 - LAKE LOT 0.250
INCLUDED IN THE PURCHASE OF THIS LOT YOU HAVE A DOCK SLIP ON THE WHITE FISH CHAIN.
MLS# 4675773 - LAKE LOT 1.880
SITUATED ON THE PINE RIVER RIGHT IN THE HEART OF CROSSLAKE IS THIS EXCELLENT 1.88 ACRE WOODED LOT WHICH OFFERS THE PRIVACY YOU HAVE BEEN LOOKING FOR YET IS MINUTES FROM . . .
MLS# 4710658 - LAKE LOT 0.987
ENJOY ALL THAT OX LAKE HAS TO OFFER INCLUDING A GREAT SHARED BEACH & DOCKING PRIVILEGES. HEAVILY WOODED LOT ADJOINING COUNTY LAND, WITH A GREAT SECLUDED VIEW OF THE . . .
MLS# 4757793 - LAKE LOT 1.354
WHITEFISH CHAIN ACCESS ON BEAUTIFUL CROSSLAKE. ASSOCIATION INCLUDES SWIMMING BEACH WITH PICNIC AREA, PLAY AREA OUTLOT WITH TENNIS COURT, AND SEPARATE LOT TO LAUNCH YOUR . . .
MLS# 4661330 - LAKE LOT 4.600
CHECK OUT THIS AFFORDABLE FAWN LAKE LOT WHICH HAS 155 FT OF FRONTAGE AND 4.6 ACRES. PRIVATE LOT IS HEAVILY WOODED, HAS BEEN SURVEYED AND IS A GREAT PLACE TO BUILD YOUR . . .
MLS# 4713199 - LAKE LOT 0.910
BEAUTIFUL WOODED LOT WITH PRIVATE ACCESS TO ONE OF THE PREMIER FISHING/RECREATIONAL LAKES IN THE AREA. OX LAKE HAS NO PUBLIC ACCESS. SHARED BEACH AND SWIMMING AREA.
MLS# 4795570 - LAKE LOT 2.300
BEAUTIFUL LOT ON THE PINE RIVER IN CROSSLAKE. 2.3 ACRES OF PRIVACY WITH SPECTACULAR VIEWS.
MLS# 4671597 - LAKE LOT 1.234
BUILD YOUR DREAM HOME ON THIS WOODED, ROLLING, PRIVATE RESIDENTIAL LOT WHICH HAS 115 FEET FRONTAGE ON BIG PINE LAKE. THIS PART OF BIG PINE LAKE IS A DELTA OF THE RIVER . . .
MLS# 4603363 - LAKE LOT 0.560
WOODED LOT WITH 151' OF FRONTAGE ON BIG PINE LAKE. A VARIANCE WILL BE REQUIRED TO BUILD A STRUCTURE AND A PERMIT WILL BE REQUIRED TO BUILD A STAIRCASE AND A WALKWAY TO . . .
MLS# 4719726 - LAKE LOT 0.400
WOODED LOT WITH 147' OF FRONTAGE ON BIG PINE LAKE. A VARIANCE WILL BE REQUIRED TO BUILD A STRUCTURE AND A PERMIT WILL BE REQUIRED TO BUILD A STAIRCASE AND A WALKWAY TO . . .
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As summer slowly winds to a close, kids go back to school and the air takes on the first chills of winter, many of us start to dream of the perfect getaway. A respite, if you will, from the craziness of everyday life. Why not consider the great state of Minnesota? I know. You're thinking, "Why would I plan to go to Minnesota in fall or winter? That's crazy. Isn't it cold?" While Minnesota is certainly colder than many places, it is, in fact, the perfect four-season destination for those who thrive on outdoor recreation of all types. Autumn brings incredible hues and wildlife seeking to store up food for the upcoming winter. Temperatures remain relatively warm during the months of September, into the first part of October, particularly in the height of midday. Winter brings its own wonderful events. From snow-shoeing, to cross-country skiing; down-hill skiing to ice fishing, northern Minnesota is a great place to experience winter in all its glory. Spend the day out in the brisk forest and return to a roaring, romantic fire in your cabin's fireplace. What could be more perfect or romantic than that? In spring, be there to witness the forest thawing and coming to life around you. Animals such as black bears, timber wolves and rabbits emerge from their cozy winter nests in search of food. Listen to the sounds of the ice cracking as it slowly breaks apart in the warming temperatures. Spring is life renewed here in Minnesota.
For a particular Minnesota destination, why not consider the city of Crosslake, Minnesota, located on the Whitefish Chain of Lakes? A remote, yet easily accessible destination, Crosslake is located on the shores of Cross Lake itself. Crosslake is located in Crow Wing County, just thirty minutes north of the greater Brainerd and Baxter areas. Its population is a little over 2,000 permanent residents, making it both a cozy and welcoming destination. With 121 miles of shoreline, Cross Lake is a great spot to buy or build your very own North Woods retreat! Whether you intend to relocate, or just use the property periodically, owning a vacation cabin or home near Crosslake, Minnesota is sure to be an investment that will pay off in the long run. With interest rates at historic lows, now may just be the best time to act. Contact a trusted real estate professional, such as the agents at LakePlace.com for assistance with your purchasing or selling needs.
Crosslake and the surrounding regions claim literally dozens of clear, cool Minnesotan lakes. There are more than 13,500 acres of water in the fourteen interconnected lakes of the Whitefish Chain of Lakes alone. Fishing here is a classic pastime and even through the coldest months of winter, anglers come to this region to tackle a little ice fishing (no pun intended). Area resorts and cabins available for rental are the perfect way to come and experience all the Crosslake, MN region has to offer before committing to a real estate investment.
Whether you are just visiting, or staying for an extended period of time, Crosslake offers numerous festivals and events where folks can come and absorb a little North Woods culture. St. Patrick's Day is a huge celebration, complete with a parade and other community events. WinterFest, celebrating the magnificence of Minnesotan winter is also a classic, featuring horse drawn carriage rides, a snow mountain for sledding, pond skating and, of course, hot chocolate and soup. In late summer/early autumn, be sure to check out Crosslake Days, an event complete with a car show, beer garden, music, chili cook-off, entertainment, games for the kids and artisanal crafts for sale.
Even if you don't happen to be visiting during a time of a festival, life is never dull here in Crosslake. Fishing is a way of life. Imagine catching a walleye, frying the fresh fish over an open campfire and enjoying, all within the span of an hour. Yum. If fishing isn't your thing, try golfing at one of the fine area golf courses. Dine at a local establishment and get to know a few Crosslake residents. Chances are you will make a friend with a truly interesting character or two. Local recreational areas, such as the Cross Lake Recreation Area, feature camping and swimming, perfect for a weekend getaway. The Paul Bunyan Scenic Byway allows folks to explore this region from the comfort of their own vehicle and runs straight through Crosslake around the Whitefish Chain of Lakes. For the history buff in your traveling party, be sure to schedule a step back in time by visiting the Crosslake Historic Log Village, complete with 19th century buildings.
Crosslake and the greater Brainerd area are conveniently located a mere two to two and a half hours from the Twin Cities of Minneapolis/St. Paul. With outstanding outdoor recreation, welcoming locals and scenery like you've never seen before, you may have just discovered your next choice for four-season vacationing fun!
Crosslake Minnesota Real Estate
Crosslake, a city in Crow Wing County, Minnesota, is a destination as charming as it is scenic. Crosslake is located on the Paul Bunyan Scenic Byway and is home to the Whitefish Chain of Lakes, a series of Minnesota Lakes peppered with lovely, secluded islands. With a population of approximately 1900, Crosslake is the picture of small town charm set against a backdrop of amazing scenery and beauty. So come on over, kick back along the 121 miles of gorgeous lakefront shoreline and experience true relaxation in north central Minnesota!
Crosslake was originally established as a small logging community of north central Minnesota. After the Cross Lake Dam was constructed in 1885, logging became a booming industry in the region and many lumberjacks settled in the Crosslake area. During the days of Prohibition in the 1920's, Crosslake and the surrounding areas became a haven for notorious gangsters such as Baby Face Nelson, Pretty Boy Floyd, Legs Diamond and John Dillinger. In fact, legend has it that area roads such as Bourbon Lane and Old Whiskey Road, were named for the hidden stills and other bootlegging operations that once peppered the surrounding countryside. As the logging and railway industries declined in the 1920's and 1930's, Crosslake and the surrounding north central Minnesota area emerged as one of the premiere vacation destinations for tourists from Minnesota, Wisconsin, Iowa and other parts of the midwest. Today, with its luxurious resorts, countless amenities and the pristine wilderness surrounding the city, Crosslake is a fabulous destination to get away from the hustle and bustle of modern life.
Downtown Crosslake is home to unique shops and cozy restaurants, providing an excellent afternoon activity for the whole family. Antique lovers will delight in the large variety of relics for sale in the local shops. Golfers can catch a glimpse of the local wildlife as they play one of the seventeen area courses. Boats are welcome on the Whitefish Chain lakes and spending a day relaxing on the soft waves will create delightful memories for you and your family. Fishing is plentiful and many area resorts features package deals that will assist everyone from the novice to the expert fishermen in their quest to catch the perfect specimen. In winter, enjoy snowmobiling, cross-country skiing or ice fishing in the Whitefish Chain area. Regardless of the season, you are such to find an abundance of exciting activities and events.
If you happen to be a history buff, a visit to the Historic Log Village in Crosslake is a delightful way to spend an afternoon. Here, adults and children alike will enjoy hearing about the days when pioneer settlers made their way into the central Minnesota region to build their homes and communities. The Historic Log Village features a turn of the century schoolhouse, a bunkhouse and a logger's shack, all meticulously restored and maintained.
Every year in March, Crosslake hosts the St. Patrick's Day Parade & Celebration, a Irish American tradition at its best! Crosslake Days is another annual community celebration, featuring five days and nights of Minnesota revelry. Held annually in late summer, Crosslake Days celebrates the history, culture and laidback lake lifestyle of the Crosslake community. Locals and visitors alike will enjoy events such as the classic car show, the boat parade, cook-offs, costume contests and athletic tournaments.
For a unique and truly memorable winter experience, plan to visit Crosslake during the annual weekend of Winter Fest, beginning in late January. On Friday evening, Winter Fest is opened with a spectacular fireworks display. Saturday and Sunday activities include a pancake breakfast, snowmobile rides for the kids, ice bowling, dog sled races and even daring car races on frozen lakes, ice condition permitting, of course. With so much snowy fun, Winter Fest is sure to create wonderful winter memories in the Crosslake region for you and your family this year.
Located on the Whitefish Chain, there are numerous options when it comes to accommodations during your visit to Crosslake, Minnesota. As you plan your stay, you will be impressed by the plethora of comfortable resorts and cozy bed and breakfasts located in or around Crosslake. If sleeping in a tent or RV in the forests is more your style, be sure to check out the countless camping facilities around the Whitefish Chain. If you are planning a lengthier visit, considering renting, or even purchasing, one of the beautiful vacation homes or lake lots located on the shores the lakes in and around Crosslake.
Surrounded by the splendor of pine forests and the crystal clear lakes of the Whitefish Chain, Crosslake is a wonderful spot to immerse yourself in the glories of nature. Modern conveniences such as restaurants, stores and activities are accessible, but certainly not intrusive, in this majestic region of the great state of Minnesota. So, check it out and plan your next vacation in the Crosslake, MN region. The memories you and your family create will be ones that you will always cherish as you remember your time in Crosslake!
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