Mille Lacs

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Mille Lacs is an area in Northeastern Minnesota surrounding Mille Lacs Lake.

Understand[edit]

The name Mille Lacs is French for "one thousand lakes". Mille Lacs Lake is the second-largest inland lake in Minnesota, covering 207 square miles.

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See[edit]

  •    Mille Lacs Indian Museum43411 Oodena Dr, Vineland +1 320 532-3632. Memorial Day weekend-Labor Day: Tu-Sa 11AM-4PM; April-May and Sep-Oct: W-Sa 11AM-4PM. A museum covering the history of the Mille Lacs Band of Ojibwe. $8 adults, $7 seniors/students, $6 children 6-17, free for children 5 and under.
  •    Garrison Concourse Wayside ParkUS Hwy 169 at Central St, Garrison. Scenic overlook on Mille Lacs Lake. There is a giant walleye sculpture in the middle of the park.
  •    Mille Lacs Lake Historical Society Museum415 4th Ave S, Isle +1 320 676-3945. May-Sep: F 10AM-7PM, Sa 10AM-4PM, Su 1PM-3PM. Small museum covering the farming, fur trading, logging, and railroad building that took place in the Mille Lacs area.

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Buy[edit]

  •    Tutt's Bait & Tackle27358 MN Hwy 18, Garrison +1 320 692-4341. Open daily, hours vary by season. Large selection of bait and tackle, along with other fishing, hunting, and camping supplies.

Eat[edit]

  •    Country Corner Cafe485 Main St W, Isle +1 320 676-8547. Small country diner in Isle.
  •    Y ClubMN Hwy 18 and US Hwy 169, Garrison +1 320 692-4445. M-Th 11AM-11PM, F-Sa 11AM-2AM, Su 9AM-11PM. Steaks, seafood, and sandwiches.

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Sleep[edit]

  •    Garrison Inn & Suites9243 US Hwy 169, Garrison +1 320 692-4050, toll-free: +1 800 817-5408. Free wireless internet and continental breakfast. Heated indoor pool. $90+.
  •    Red Door Resort38421 MN Hwy 18, Wealthwood +1 218 678-3686, toll-free: +1 866 444-2453. Resort on the north shore of Mille Lacs with eleven cabins (two bedroom or three bedroom) and ten motel rooms. Both cabins and motel rooms come with full bath, satellite TV, and air conditioning; cabins come with full kitchen. Boat launch and restaurant on site. Two-bedroom cabins $150, three-bedroom cabins $170, motel rooms $70.

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Go next[edit]

Routes through Mille Lacs
Grand RapidsAitkin  N US 169.svg S  PrincetonMinneapolis
Ends at MN-25.svgBrainerd  W MN-18.svg E  SandstoneEnds at I-35.svgMN-23.svg
AlexandriaLittle Falls  W MN-27.svg E  Moose LakeEnds at I-35.svg
Ends at US 169.svgAitkin  N MN-47.svg S  OgilvieMinneapolis


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