Golf Courses (18)
Swimming Pools (13)
Bowling (7)
Movie Theaters
Tours (18)
Libraries (16)

Special Attractions (19)

Attractions by Category

  Golf Courses

Note:  Explore Minnesota has a great golf section in its web site which includes course data and maps.

Ada                                           Heart of the Valley Golf Course

  218-784-4746                                                             Contact: Mike Burke

  On County Hwy. 35

  * Open spring through fall

  9 holes with a par 37. Grass greens, public course, club and cart

  rental available.  Course offers men's league night, ladies' morning league and ladies' night league.

  Climax                                        Climax Bentwood Golf Course

  218-857-3545                                                    Contact: Kate and Gary Ebel

  35903 380th St. SW

  1/2 mi N of Climax on US Hwy 75

  Public 9 hole course, grass greens

Crookston                                                     Minakwa Golf Club

  218-281-1773                                                       Contact: Jan or Lee Leach

  901 Fisher Ave

  * April - October

  Private Course, 9 holes, par 36, grass greens.  Open to out-of-town

  persons for green fees.

Crookston                                   North Fore Tee Driving Range

  218-281-1774                                                       Contact: Jan or Lee Leach

  Fisher Ave., across from Golf Course

  *  April - October

  Practice range.

East Grand Forks                                             Valley Golf Club


  2407 River Road NW

  Public course, 18 holes, grass greens, cart and club rental, pro-shop, clubhouse

                                                    Oak Lake Golf Course


  23146 347th St. SE

  Public course, 9 holes, grass greens, cart and club rental.  Club

  house and pro shop.  League nights Wed. women, and Thurs. men.

Fertile                                                  Sand Hill River Golf Club

  218-945-3535                                                         Contact: Jeff Gullickson

  44203 St., Hwy 32 SW

  Public course, 9 holes, grass greens, pro-shop. Cart and club rentals.

Fosston                                                         Fosston Golf Course

  218-435-6535                                                             Contact: G. Mireault

  112 Kaiser Ave. N

  1 mile west of Fosston

  *  Apr-Sept

  *  8 am - 8 pm

  *  $9-$15 depending on # of holes

  Public course, 9 holes, Par 36, grass greens, cart and club rental,

  pro-shop, and clubhouse.

Greenbush                                                 Oakview Golf Course

  218-782-2380 or 218-782-                                           Contact: Bernie Nelson

  765 Oak Lane

  Hwy 11 West

  9 hole public course, grass greens, and watered fairways.  Club

  house, pro shop, rentals, and snacks.  Closed for league play Tuesday and Wednesday evenings.

Hallock                                                  Two Rivers Golf Course


  902 7th St. SE

  9 hole grass green course. New clubhouse facilities, close to

  swimming pool, cart and clubs available for rent.

  Karlstad                                                     Karlstad Golf Course

  218-436-4653                                                              Contact: Gary Cook

  Box 35

  1 mi E on Hwy 11

  *  April-October

  *  Daylight

  Public course, 9 holes, grass greens.

Lancaster                                                  Riverside Golf Course


  3260 US Highway 59 N

  3/4 miles N of town

  Public course, 9 holes, grass greens, watered fairways, 6 holes

  along river, water hazards on 2 holes, driving range, 12 rental electric carts & rental clubs available

Red Lake Falls                                          Oak Knolls Golf Club


  Highway 32 S

  9 hole course located along the river.  Features a variety of

  challenges including teeing off over a cliff, water hazards, streams,

  wooded areas, a number of hills and sand traps.  Cart and club

Roseau                                                    Oak Crest Golf Course


  5th St. SE

  Public course, 18 hole par 71 grass greens, club and cart rental, pro-

  shop, club house and driving range.  Located along the Roseau River.

  Two multi-purpose trails are groomed around the golf course.

  Stephen                                                     Riverside Golf Course


  5th St. & Golf Terrace Rd.

  Public course, 9 holes, grass greens, Par 34, cart & club rental, pro

  shop and clubhouse.  Campground and swimming pool close by. 

  Located near the Tamarac River.

Thief River Falls                                       Thief River Golf Club


  13697 188th St NE

  1 Mile North on Hwy. 32

  *  May thru September

  18 holes with a par of 72.  Complete club house facilities, with pro

  shop and on-site pro.  Driving range and cart rental.   Upstairs

  available for rental for wedding dances and Christmas parties, has kitchen & bar facilities.

Warren                                       Warren Riverside Golf Course


  990 E. Johnson Ave

  Public course, 9 holes, club house. Cart rental and driving range.  

  Near campgrounds.

Warroad                                      Warroad Estates Golf Course


  37293 Elm Dr.

  1 mi N of Hwy 11 on Hwy 313 W side of Warroad

  18 hole par 72, grass greens, club and cart rental, pro-shop,

  restaurant, wooded location and many water hazards.

Swimming Pools


Ada                                                      Dekko Community Center

  218-784-7665                                                         Contact: Deb Alexander

  107 4th Ave E

  *  Open year round

  The center has an indoor junior olympic-sized swimming pool,

  wading pool, whirlpool, sauna, two racquet ball courts, elevated

  walking track, exercise/weight room, locker rooms, public library and multi-purpose/community meeting rooms.

Crookston                                       Crookston Community Pool

  218-281-1180                                                         Contact: Ken Stromberg

  320 E.5th  St

  * All Year

  Olympic size indoor pool and diving tank with sun deck.  Winter

  hours--Open swimming: M & TH 6:30-7:30 p.m., W & Fri 6:30-

  8:00 p.m., Sat & Sun 1:00-3:00 p.m.  Closed Tuesdays.  Summer

  hours--M through Sun. 1:00-3:00 p.m., M through Fri. 7:00-8:30 p.m. Closed Tuesdays.

East Grand Forks                           East Grand Forks City Pool


  919 5th Ave NW

  Located in Sherlock Park.

Fosston                                                             Fosston City Pool

  218-435-1448                                                              Contact: Pat Hanlon

  215 E 1st St

  On Hwy 2 at High School

  *  Open year round

  * M, T, Th, F

  Indoor Pool

  Greenbush                                      Greenbush Community Pool


  On. Park Ave.

  * June - August

  * Sat. 1:00-6:00, Sun-Fri  1:00-5:00 & 6:00-8:00.

  * Adult/ Student daily and season passes

  Outdoor swimming pool with lessons and public swimming. 

  Schedule subject to change.

Hallock                                                            Hallock City Pool

  218-843-2737                                                             Contact:  Hank Noel

  800 7th St. SE

  * June - Aug.

   * 1:00 - 9:00 p.m.

  Located in the City Park.

Red Lake Falls                           Red Lake Falls Swimming Pool


  812 Chicago Ave. SW

  *  June - August

  Junior Olympic Pool.  Lessons, open swim, pool party rental.

Roseau                                      Roseau Community School Pool


  509 NE 3rd St.

  Lessons and public swimming.  Open daily, times subject to change.

Stephen                                                   Stephen Swimming Pool


  600 Lincoln Ave.

  Outdoor Pool - Open Swimming 1-5 p.m. 7-9 p.m.  Kiddie pool,

  lessons, private lessons, water aerobics, pool parties, and snacks. 

  Campground and golf course close by.

  Thief River Falls                                                     Franklin Pool


  300 Spruce Ave. S

  Franklin Middle School

  *  Open year round

  Indoor pool.  Open to public and visitors, specified hours.

Warren                                                            Warren City Pool


  E. Pleasant & 8th St.

  NE corner of town

  * M-F 2-5 pm and 7-9 pm, S & Su 1-5 & 7-9 pm

  Located in the City Park, near campgrounds, tennis court, baseball

  field, horseshoe area, volleyball area, golf course and fairgrounds.

Warroad                                            Middle School Indoor Pool


  510 Cedar Ave.

  In Middle School

  Sauna, whirlpool, Olympic size lanes.  Open to public and visitors at

  specified hours.

Warroad                                           Warroad Community Pool

  218-386-1454 or 218-386-

  4th Av NE & MacKenzie

  * June - August

  Located in the Warroad Point Park.  Outdoor sand beach-style pool.



  Ada                                                               ARC Bowling Lanes


  16 East 4th Ave.

  League bowling from September - April.

  Crookston                                                               Corral Lanes

  218-281-2426                                                      Contact: Roger & Pat Juve

  1700 University Ave.

  * August-May

East Grand Forks                                                  Liberty Lanes


  1500 5th Ave. NE

  By Pamida, just off Hwy 2.

Hallock                                                 Sun Dog Lanes & Liquor

  218-843-2227                                                             Contact: Mike Osada

  Hwy 75 N.

   * 2:00 - 10:00 p.m.

  Open year round.

Roseau                                          Spare Time Bowl and Arcade


  121 Main Ave. South

Thief River Falls                                               Family Bowl Inc.


  906 Hwy 32 South.

Twin Valley                                                             Kegler Lanes

  218-584-5588                                                               Contact: Deb Helm

  109 Main Ave. W.

  * Open Year Round

  League bowling from September - April.

Movie Theatres

  Ada                                                                  Orpheum Theatre


  305 W. Main St.

  Old-time theatre showing movies Friday - Sunday.

Crookston                                                            Grand Theatre


  124 East 2nd St.

  Oldest continuously operating movie theatre in the U.S.  Two screens.

East Grand Forks                                             River Cinema 12


  211 Demers Ave.

  Located in the Riverwalk Centre

Fosston                                                                Fosston Theatre


  105 1st St. W

  Evening movies and daily matinees.

Roseau                                                                    Roso Theatre


  310 Main Ave. N

  * Fri -  Mon at 7pm; also 4pm Sat and Sun

Thief River Falls                                                        The Movies


  15469 Hwy. 59 SE

  Warren                                                               Sky-Vu Drive In

  218-745-4161 or 218-745-

  34880 State Hwy 1 NW

  * May-Oct weather permitting

  Weekends in the summer months after dark.  Check for movie listings.  Only a few left in Minnesota.



  Crookston                                               Crookston Daily Times

  218-281-2730                                                       Contact: Randall Hultgren

  124 S. Broadway

  Tours of the newspaper printing process are available upon request.

Crookston                                                 New Flyer of America


  214 5th Ave SW

  Tours of bus manufacturing plant are available by appointment

East Grand Forks                                              Heritage Village


  219 20th Street NE

  Next to Technical College

  This historic village serves as an instrument preserving the history

  of the Northern Red River Valley. During Heritage Days, the third

  week of every August, steam engine threshing machines, museum

  displays, demonstrations and much more await your visit. Weekend tours are available. Call for tour arrangements.

  East Grand Forks                    Northern Lights Model Railroad

                                                                          Assoc. & Museum


  1623 River Road NW

  * 10 am - 4 pm on Saturdays

  A collection of Lionel HO scale model trains is housed in a building

  that resembles a train depot.  Watch members operate a staged

  workday from 10 am to 4 pm on Saturdays or arrange for a tour.

Fertile                                        Bergeson Nursery and Gardens

  218-945-6988                                                          Contact: Eric Bergeson

  4177 County Hwy 1

  SE of Fertile, in Norman County

  Self guided tours of large gardens planted yearly with a variety of

  annuals and perennials which thrive in our climate. Annually changing displays.

Goodridge                                                 Good-Vue Ayr Farms

  218-378-4380                                             Contact: Lynn & Norman Hanson

  21625 330th Ave NE

  June - Mid September

  * 10 am - 4 pm

  Dairy and small grain operation. Call for an appointment.

Greenbush                                                             Central Boiler

  218-782-2575                                                          Contact: Janie Brandon

  20502 160th Street

  Central Boiler, established in 1984, is the premier manufacturer of

  quality outdoor wood furnaces in North America.

Greenbush                                                         DRB Fabrication

  218-782-5622                                                             Contact: Don Brekke

  700 County Rd. 7 N

  Metal stamping, machining, and fabrication of aluminum and carbon steel.

  Middle River                                 Agassiz Wildlife Refuge Tour


  22996 290th St. NE

  12 mi N of Thief River Falls on Hwy 32, then 11 mi E on Marshall County Rd 7

  *  Open early spring - October

  *  Daylight Hours

  "Lost Bay Drive" a four mile long self-guided auto drive, 100 foot

  observation tower and a 14 foot observation deck with sightings of a

  variety of animal and plant life. University classes and other groups

   may be given talks and tours if arrangements are made in advance.

Red Lake Falls                                   Northwest Manufacturing


  600 Polk Ave. SW

  Manufacturers of wood, corn and pellet stoves. Please call ahead to

  schedule a tour of the facility.

Red Lake Falls                                    The HOMARK Company

  218-253-2777 or 800-382-

  100 3rd St.

  This employee owned company, manufactures mobile homes and

  manufactured housing.  Call to arrange a tour of the facility.

Roseau                                                      Christian Hockey Inc.


  1082 3rd St. NW

  A hockey stick manufacturing company started in 1964. Tours are

  available, please call for an appointment.

  Roseau                                                Polaris Experience Center


  205 5th Ave. SW

  North of Polaris on Hwy 89

  *  Open 11 am to 7 pm Mon-Fri., 11 - 5 Sat.

  Walk back through time to see vintage snowmobile machines, also

  new models on display.  Retail gift shop.  Please call for large groups of people.

Roseau                                                              Polaris Industries


  301 5th Ave SW

  Hwy 89 South

  *  2 pm Monday- Friday

  Tour of the Polaris snowmobile factory and Polaris Experience

  Center.  Large groups call ahead.

Thief River Falls                                                   Arctic Cat Inc.


  601 Brooks Ave S.

  *  Open year round

  *  M - F  8 am to 5 pm

  Arctic Cat Inc. designs, engineers, manufactures and markets all

  terrain vehicles (ATV's) and snowmobiles under the Arctic Cat

  brand names, as well as related parts, garments and accessories. 

  Tours offered at 1:00 p.m. daily, Monday through Friday.  Please call ahead to arrange large group tours.

Thief River Falls                                       Digi-Key Corporation


  701 Brooks Ave. S.

  *  Open year round

  Digi-Key, one of the leading distributors of electronic components

  in the United States, offers weekday tours on a reservation basis,

  between 9:00 am and 3:00 pm.  Tours are approximately one hour in length

  Warroad                                                                 Heatmor Inc.

  218-386-2769 or 1-800-


  105 Industrial Park Court NE

  Tour of the outdoor wood burning stove manufacturer.  Call for

Warroad                                            Marvin Windows & Doors

  888-537-7828 or 218-386-

  802 State Ave. N

  Manufacturer of custom made windows and doors.  A one hour tour

   given on a walk-in or reservation basis.  


  Ada                                                                Ada Public Library


  107 4th Ave E.

Climax                                                      Climax Public Library


  104 W. Broadway

Crookston                                           Crookston Public Library

  218-281-4522                                                            Contact: Eileen Beutel

  110 N Ash St.

  East Grand Forks                                Campbell Public Library


  422 4th St NW

Fertile                                                        Fertile Public Library

  218-945-6137                                                             Contact: Linda Black

  101 South Mill St.

Fosston                                                     Fosston Public Library


  403 N. Foss Ave.

Greenbush                                          Greenbush Public Library


  234 Main St., PO Box 9

  Audio, visual, computers, copier service, meeting room and story

  time.  Several activities throughout the year. 

Hallock                                                    Hallock Public Library

  218-843-2401                                                         Contact:  Peggy Pearson

  163 3rd St. S

Hendrum                                                         Hendrum Library


  308 Main St. E

  In the Professional Building

  Karlstad                                                 Karlstad Public Library


  104 1st South Suite 4

  * Wed from 12:30 - 6:30

McIntosh                                               McIntosh Public Library


  115 Broadway NW

  M - 10 a - 3 p; T&T - 5-8 p; W&F - 12-5 p

Red Lake Falls                            Red Lake Falls Public Library


  105 Champagne Ave. SW

Roseau                                                      Roseau Public Library


  121 Center St. E, Suite 100

Thief River Falls                             Northwest Regional Library


  101 E 1st St.

Warren                                                 Godel Memorial Library


  314 E. Johnson Ave.

  *year round

 Warroad                                               Warroad Public Library


  202 Main Ave.

  *Year Round

  *10 a.m. - 5 p.m.

  Audio, visual, fax, computers, laminating service, meeting room.

Special Attractions

  Ada                                                     Norman County Raceway


  Located at the county fairgrounds

  * April - September

  Thursday night multiple car class races.

Crookston                                                   Crookston Gun Club

  218-281-5143 (Seasonal)                                          Contact: Wayne Swanson

  2 mi. N of Crookston on Hwy 75 & 1/4 mi. W on Twp Gravel.

  or call 218-281-1614.  Rifle Range 4 100 yd - benches.  3 Trap

  Houses.  Pistol Range, 12 targets 7.5, 25 and 50 yards.  Pin Table &

  Metallic Knock-Downs, Sporting Clays Range with 10 Stations.  Call

  for times and dates.  We also teach Minnesota Gun Safety Training.

  Fertile                                      Agassiz Environmental Learning


  218-945-3129                                                       Contact:  Kristen Fuglseth

  400 Summit Ave. SW

  * Jan. - Dec.

   * Staffed with volunteers from 2-5 p.m.

  School environmental education.

  Trail Maps are available.

Greenbush                                               Greenbush Race Track


  North end of Greenbush on Co. Rd 7.

  Stock Car Races.  Usually held weekends, Mid-May thru Labor Day.

Greenbush                                                              Wojo's Arena

  218-782-3751                                        Contact: Keith & Dana Wojciechowski

  23162 220th St.

  Outdoor horse area.  Activities include team roping, game days,

  horse training, trail riding and other horse related events.

Halstad                                         Red River Valley Saddle Club


  Located at the Ada fairgrounds

  * May - October

  Judged and timed events with a potluck lunch.  Six shows occur with

  a year end awards banquet.

Middle River                                                  Winter Attractions

  218-222-3608                                                         Contact: Sue Grindeland

  250 Hill Ave.

  Outdoor lighted skating rink with warming house and a winter sliding hill.

  Perley                                                    Valley Sportsman's Club


  1429 180th St.

  Shooting range with weekly trap shoots.

Plummer                                     Two Fools Vineyard & Winery

  218-465-4655                                                        LeRoy and Carol Stumpf

  12501 240th Ave. SE

  June to October

  Saturday and Sunday, Noon to 6:00 pm

  Minnesota's northern-most vineyard.  Featuring red, white, rose and

   specialty wines.  Tours, free tasting and a gift shop.  "A Hidden Treasure Worth The Visit."

Red Lake Falls                                                   Voyageurs View

  218-253-4329 or 218-253-

  Co Rd 13 N

  *  Memorial Day to Labor Day

  Tubing on the Red Lake River; shuttle service provided. 2 to 3 hour

  runs with rapids, islands, cliffs and forest. See listing in Campground

   Section for more information.

  Thief River Falls                   Seven Clans Casino & Waterpark


  20595 Center Street East

  Located at Seven Clans Casino, 8 miles south on Highway 59.

  * Year round

  * 8 am -11 pm M-F, 8 am - 2 am Sat & Sun

  * $15.00 per person, discount rate after 8 pm

  Waterpark has 8 waterslides and a lazy river.  Do not have to be a

  motel guest to enjoy the waterpark.  Snack bar located in waterpark.

    More than 700 slots, 10 blackjack tables, great food, players club and 151 suite motel.

  Twin Valley                                                             Ranch Rodeo

  218-584-8441                                              Contact: Donald E. Jensen (Ulen)

  Competition held four times throughout the summer at Jenson Cattle

   Company.  Participate or view six events including team

  penning/sorting/branding, pasture rustling and team doctoring in both

   chutes and pastures.  Captures the feel of old style ranching.

Twin Valley                                     Rifle Range Trap and Skeet

  218-945-6874                                                           Contact: Wayne Bakke

Twin Valley                                           Twin Valley Riders Club

  218-584-5452                                                     Contact: Matt or Jodi Kvien

  The Twin Valley Riders Club Arena is set up for horse shows,

  roping, ranch rodeos and team penning/sorting.  "Fun Days" horse

  events every third Sunday in May through August.   May to

  Free primitive camping near Twin Valley Riders Club Equestrian

  Park.  Flush toilets available.

  There is a trail that joins to the Agassiz Recreational Trail, as well as

   many river trails.

  Warren                                              Northwest Minnesota Arts

  218-745-6733                                                          Contact: Mara Wittman

  115 South Main

  The Arts Council web site is filled with information on local arts

  organizations including performance theater and visual art galleries.

    The site also includes a directory of information on local artists

  who create original art that is for sale.  Some artists studio's are

  open to the public and are great places to visit while on vacation in

  our area.  Additional event listings and artists profiles are listed on and

Warroad                                                      Country Corn Maze

  218-469-3390                                                  Contact: Art & Camille Krahn

  59404 County Road 12

  * August 20 - October 9

  Admission includes as many trips through the maze as you desire,

  hayrides, bale castle, one shot with the giant slingshot, campfires

  and more! Open Fridays & Saturday from 1 - 10 pm. Other

  days/times by appointment for groups of 20 or more. 2010 theme is "Amazing Minnesota!"

Warroad                                                       Seven Clans Casino

  218-386-3381 or 800-815-

  1012 East Lake St.

  * 24 hours/day

  Blackjack, Keeno, 250 direct payout slotmachines. Open 7 days a

  week.  Includes the Lakeview Restaurant.

Warroad                                                                        The Shed


  * Hours vary, please call for availability

  Classic and muscle car collection displayed in a 24,000 square foot

  building. Approximately 70 cars available for your viewing enjoyment.

  Warroad                                        Wm. S. Marvin Training and

                                                                                 Visitor Center


  Junction of Hwy 11 and Hwy 313

  * 8 am - 6 pm weekdays, 1 pm - 4 pm weekends

  * free

  Experience the history of Marvin Windows and Doors!  Located at

  the corner of highways 11 and 313, the Visitor Center is open to the

  public with free admission 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. weekdays and 1:00 p.m.

  to 4:00 p.m. weekends.  The exhibits include a combination of

  artifacts and interactive presentations to create a memorable experience for visitors of all ages.









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