Activities at Edgewood

Join us at Edgewood Resort to enjoy your family and friends on the beautiful clear, clean Long Lake. We have activities for the entire family – swim, fish or fall asleep to the call of the loon. We have 4 Kayaks, 2 Hydro bikes, Canoes, Sandy beach area and a Modern playground. When you stay here you can also expect to enjoy: a Parking space next to each cabin, Gas grills, Lawn chairs, Life vests, a Fish cleaning house, New roll in docks and Fire pits with wood included! We also have 2 party barge pontoons (16 person capacity) and a 14′ fishing boat with a 9 HP Evenrude motor for rent!

Not to mention an entire area full of lakes, rivers, national forests, towns, golf courses, restaurants and so much more to explore during your stay here at Edgewood!

Park Rapids, MN – There is just so much to see and do!


Everyone knows that Northern Minnesota is the place to visit for great outdoor recreation. Whatever you desire during your next family or fishing vacation, Park Rapids has it all! Boating enthusiasts, anglers, hikers, bicyclists, nature lovers, bird watchers, hunters, skiers and snowmobilers will find their passion in the Park Rapids Lakes Area. Whatever the season, Park Rapids is the place to be!


Celebrate a fantastic 4th of July in Park Rapids
The 4th of July Parade in Park Rapids features flags, fire trucks, floats, festivals and fido. Find out why thousands come to watch every year. From the Firecracker Footrace and lake flotillas to picnics, family reunions and fun on the water, the 4th of July in Park Rapids rings in Independence Day from dawn to dusk. After the parade, crowds come to Red Bridge Park to hear the Park Rapids Area Community Band Pre-fireworks Concert and settle in for the Rotary Club fireworks display over the Fish Hook River or head to the Jokela Rodeo Grounds for another great PBR event.

Minnesota’s largest Rodeo extravaganza
Rodeo fans can look ahead to double-barreled action over the 4th of July in Park Rapids: Professional Bull Riding and Professional Rodeo Cowboys Association-sanctioned Rodeo.
On the heels of this great event, Jokela ProWest will bring two days of Professional Rodeo Cowboys Association (PRCA) rodeo, featuring America’s classic events: saddle bronc riding, bareback riding, bull riding, calf roping, steer wrestling, team roping and barrel racing. Cowboy athletes, skilled horses and riders, check out for tickets and information.

Dorset, MN – A Taste of Dorset


There’s a reason why thousands of people visit Dorset Minnesota each year. The decor of “The Restaurant Capital of the World” is small-town friendly, streets are lined with boardwalks, casual porch swings and flower baskets. The shops are filled with special items, from artistically-crafted pottery and lamps to unique decor and antiques, that turn houses into homes. Whether in a casual or slightly formal setting, the restaurants serve the perfect meal around tables of happy friends and families that makes the trip to Dorset a must-do event.

Have ‘A Taste of Dorset’ – Be sure to attend the annual ‘A Taste of Dorset’ which is held the first Sunday of August. Walk the main street of Dorset for all kinds of food, entertainment, games and socializing in a town square-like atmosphere. Food is served from 11:00 AM until 3:00 PM. Shuttle rides available on Hwy. 226. See you there!

Hubbard, MN – Dinner and a Show!


Hubbard remains a picturesque village at the south end of Long Lake, but it grew as the community serving the Shell Prairie and remains surrounded by beautiful fields, a pleasant contradiction to the “up north” landscape.

Hill Top Inn – The Hilltop is a full service restaurant founded by Mark and Marie Helfrich in the fall of 1987. It started as a lowly spot to come and grab some lunch but quickly found it’s niche as a casual fine dinner establishment in the area drawing more and more people with her delicious food. On a play night make sure and make reservations as lots of folks (locals and tourists alike) will stop in for a lovely meal before heading to the Long Lake Theater!

Long Lake Theater – Hilarious comedy, delightful musicals and heartwarming drama for the entire family! Long Lake Theater delivers quality, live theater entertainment on two stages. Past performances include “Nunsense,” “Steel Magnolias,” “On Golden Pond” and many more outstanding productions. Consistently sold-out performances attest to the popularity of this pair of 100-seat, air-conditioned venues at the south end of beautiful Long Lake in the village of Hubbard.

Nevis, MN – Muskie Days and Uffda! Days

Visitors to Nevis, Minnesota will find 90 lakes in a 10-mile radius. Located along the Lake Country Scenic Byway, Nevis is a premier place to vacation or to live. Anglers enjoy clear lakes filled with Muskie, walleye, bass, crappies and sunfish. Residents and vacationers appreciate rolling pine and hardwood forests filled with beautiful trails for bikers, hikers, campers, ATV riders, cross-country skiers and snowmobilers to enjoy.
Muskie Days of 2012 featured a Music Festival on two outdoor stages, parades, kids’ games, a youth musical production, beer garden, food vendors, rock climbing wall, kids’ fishing tournament and casting contest, flea and crafters market, horseshoe tournament, 5K run, fish fry, and much more. Cant wait to see what they do in 2013! Nevis is also known for their yearly Pig Races, Community-wide Garage Sale, Northwoods Triathlon and (who could forget!) for being home to the world’s largest Muskie!

Uff Da! Days is a Scandinavian celebration which is always held the last Friday and Saturday in August and includes various activities of family fun and entertainment! 2013 will be our 10th Annual Celebration, and falls on the Labor Day weekend. We are hoping this will be a great year for Uff Da! Days, but, we still rely on our many wonderful Sponsors, Patron, and Volunteers to get us there!

Akeley, MN – Paul Bunyan Days


Akeley is located in east central Minnesota, at the intersection of state Hwys. 34 and 64, between Park Rapids and Walker. 11th Crow Wing Lake, an-800 acre, spring-fed lake, borders the city. It supports a good walleye population for both numbers and sizes of fish, as well as providing angling opportunities for northern pike, largemouth bass and panfish. Water clarity to 13 feet attracts swimmers and scuba divers alike.

Paul Bunyan Days generally takes place in June at the lakeside village. The 2012 schedule of events included parades, live music, games for kids and adults, a pie social, a Paul Bunyan look-alike contest, a mini tractor pull, a kids’ fishing contest, dances for teens and adults, great food, a refreshment garden and horseshoe tourney. Many prizes will be awarded.

Itasca State Park


Itasca State Park-Headwaters of the Mississippi River, 22 miles north of Park Rapids on US Hwy 71. A spectacular work of nature, 500,000 tourists visit Itasca State Park each year. The park offers 32,690 acres to explore with 2,000 acres of wilderness sanctuary, designated as a National Natural Landmark. The Mississippi River begins its 2,552-mile journey to the Gulf of Mexico here. At the outflow from Lake Itasca, millions of visitors have walked across the headwaters, wading in the footsteps of American history. The park has become a natural and cultural landmark with camping, lodging and naturalist programs for all ages. Year-round recreational opportunities include fishing, canoeing, biking, swimming, picnicking, hiking, cross country skiing, snowmobiling, snowshoeing and winter camping. Designated as Minnesota’s first state park in 1891, Itasca State Park is regarded as the crown jewel of state parks and the premier highlight of the Lake Country Scenic Byway.

Lake Country Scenic Byway

Minnesota’s Lake Country Scenic Byway reveals diverse history and culture in pristine natural settings. Find out why the area is so often called the Playground of the North. Lakes and rivers, public forests and parks, recreational trails, golf courses and more offer outdoor adventures. The 88-mile Lake Country Scenic Byway achieved Minnesota state byway designation in 1999. The route includes a 67-mile stretch of Highway 34 from Detroit Lakes, through Park Rapids to Walker, with a 21-mile spur extending from Park Rapids to Itasca State Park along US Highway 71.


Area Golf Courses

With this many golf courses within a ten mile radius of Edgewood you may have to come back again to try them all! From nine hole courses that are fun to walk to full blown championship size, eighteen hole golf courses that will challenge you every time – with a variety like this, you’re bound to find a course that you want to come back to play again. If you’re a golf enthusiast it is very hard to beat the Park Rapids area for beautiful places to play your favorite sport and Edgewood resort rests smack dab in the middle of it all.

Several of the courses near us are on the Minnesota Trail, click here for more information

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