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Hunt. Eat. Sleep. REPEAT!

Hunt || Eat || Sleep || REPEAT! You can do it all at the Watson Hunting Camp! The Watson Hunting Camp specializes in offering you a high quality hunting experience. Located in the heart of the Lac qui Parle Wildlife refuge in Western Minnesota, the hunting opportunities available at the camp are very diverse and plentiful. Owner Chuck Ellingson offers a fully guided Canada goose … [Read more...]

#PrairieWaters photo contest!

Submit your favorite photo of the Prairie Waters Region using the #PrairieWaters for a chance to win prizes! Winners will be chosen August 31st, so get creative! Submit photos via Instagram or Facebook. … [Read more...]

Museums Galore!

The Prairie Waters Region offers a variety of Museums to be explored! Tucked amongst the fields and prairie you’ll find communities rich in culture and heritage and classic buildings listed on the National Register. Home to local festivals and museums, U.S.-Dakota War sites, local museums chock full of rural artifacts and stories, the Fagen Fighters World War II Museum, and some of Minnesota’s … [Read more...]

Hello Summer!

SUMMER IS HERE and that means museums are opening, birds are chirping, and mother nature is showing off her bright and vibrant colors! The Prairie Waters region offers a variety of outdoor activities for all ages! Biking: There are miles of country backroads in our region with a variety of scenery and terrain. Bike around Lac qui Parle Lake, or travel on the Minnesota River Valley National … [Read more...]

What’s on your Bucket List? You can do it here!

Visit Minnesota’s largest cottonwood tree: It’s 139 years old and features a 90-foot-wide crown, and a trunk over 10 feet in diameter! Visit the oldest rock in the world: A granite-like rock formed of layers of quartz, mica and similar materials over 3.8 billion years ago! Bird watch on Minnesota’s only salt lake: (1/3 as salty as seawater) this 312-acre body of shallow water attracts an … [Read more...]

Girlfriend’s Getaway!

Boutiques - Art Classes - Ice Skating - Food - Wine - Casino - Live Music! Grab a few girlfriends and head to the Prairie Waters Region for a relaxing and exciting weekend with your favorite ladies! First thing is first, in the morning grab a cup of coffee and a delicious homemade doughnut! Try “Cup’a Joe Espresso & Eats” in Montevideo! Next, start your day off by treating yourself with a … [Read more...]

Winter Activities

Cross Country Skiing & Snowshoeing A Winter Wonderland for Cross Country Skiing and Snowshoeing throughout the beautiful Lac qui Parle County State Park. With five miles of peaceful trails you'll be able to relax and take in the beauty of the outdoors. Ice Fishing Lac qui Parle Lake is known state-wide for ice fishing. This lake is 5,993 acres in size. It is 15.00 feet deep at its … [Read more...]

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