Brainerd Minnesota Outdoor Recreation

Minnesota's Playground

Brainerd truly is Minnesota's most famous natural playground with miles of trails for biking, hiking, mountain biking, and horseback riding. Hundreds of lakes and rivers to explore by boat, canoe, and kayak or spend the day wakeboarding, skiing, or jet skiing. Brainerd Minnesota also offers unique adventures like a visit to Paul Bunyan Land, a paddleboat dinner cruise on one of our scenic lakes, or scuba diving in an underwater forest. Two racetracks, three indoor waterparks, dozens of golf courses, great shopping, excellent dining, world class fishing, and so much more make Brainerd the perfect choice for your Minnesota vacation getaway.