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From hiking trails to lakes, county fairs, unique coffee shops and wineries, and much more – discover the fun and adventure of southwestern Minnesota that you will not find anywhere else! Spend your days hiking trails at the Lac qui Parle State Park. Wind down at Hinterland Vineyards in Clara City. Go off-roading on miles of trails at the Appleton Area OHV Park. Enjoy shopping downtown Granite Falls along the Minnesota River. 

Whatever you choose to do, we know you will love your time spent in the Prairie Waters region!

Swift County | Lac qui Parle County | Chippewa County | Yellow Medicine County


Explore the Outdoors

62,000 acres of refuges, public management areas, state parks, with the Minnesota River winding through them all.

Go Off-Roading

The Appleton Area OHV Park is a 325 acre site that includes more than seven miles of trails. 

Family Fun Events

Find events going on all year round – county fairs, community festivals, sporting events, art crawls, and more! 

Unique Attractions

Breweries, wineries, coffee shops, ice cream shops, boutiques, and more – see (and taste) what makes the area unlike any other!

Explore the Arts

Immerse yourself in the arts by enjoying live music, attending the award-winning Meander Art Crawl, or take a class at the Milan Village Arts School.

Stay A While

Rest up at one of the unique stays in the area including the cottage at Moonstone. There are also a variety of hotels and campgrounds to rest your head.