Let it snow, let it snow, let it snow.
Winter recreational options abound in the Brainerd Lakes Area. A great central Minnesota attraction, Ski Gull near Gull Lake north of Brainerd offers great, affordable downhill skiing in a family-friendly environment.
And snow tubing can be enjoyed in Breezy Point and Mount Ski Gull. Cross-country skiing trails, such as the well-maintained trails at the Northland Arboretum in Brainerd, can be found throughout the region from Pine River to Crosslake, and Breezy Point to Baxter.
The Brainerd Lakes Area offers more than 1,200 miles of well-groomed, well-mapped, interconnected snowmobile trails.
Explore Brainerd Lakes and discover why this central Minnesota region meets all your vacation needs. Whether you are looking for adventure or looking for relaxation, you will discover endless options year-round in the lakes country. World-class golfing, fishing and boating, biking, snowmobiling, shopping — even bird watching or kayaking — are just some of the reasons people choose to visit the Brainerd Lakes Area.
The region is an outdoor paradise, boasting more than 500 lakes and rivers as well as beautiful parks and forests. Throughout the seasons, you will find reasons — such as the festivals, the outdoor experiences, shopping for unique gifts, the breathtaking environment — to love it here. Discover why There is More to Explore in the Brainerd Lakes Area, Minnesota’s premier vacation destination.