Area Activities

Area Golf

Fiddlestix Golf by Appeldoorns

Fiddlestix Golf Course is a par 71 championship course that spans 6,250 yards of wonderful, scenic terrain in Central Minnesota just three miles off the picturesque shores of Mille Lacs Lake. This Central Minnesota golf course gives the golfer a feeling not found anywhere else in the country. Fiddlestix Golf Course’s lush scenery will put golfers at ease while the fifteen lakes scattered throughout the course will challenge their decision making, creating a risk versus reward feel. Frequent wildlife sightings often provide great entertainment for our golfers.

Fiddlestix Golf Course is a fully equipped Central Minnesota golf headquarters, complete with a pro shop that features all the latest equipment and name brands. The Stix Bar and Grill is also a fantastic place to unwind either before or after a round. You can sip your favorite drink from our full bar as you sit inside or outdoors, enjoying a panoramic view of the Central Minnesota golf scenery. Fiddlestix Golf Course also boasts an indoor golf simulator and driving range, so you can hone your game and shave off the strokes.

Whether you’re looking for a relaxing morning round of golf, a challenging scenic course or the locale for your next party or group outing, Fiddlestix Golf Course has all your Central Minnesota golf needs covered. We can’t wait to meet you, and show you the unmatched beauty of our area.

Fiddlestix Golf Course
1081 395th St.
Isle, MN 56342
Call: (320) 676-3636
Fax: (320) 676-3386

Northwood Hills Golf Course

Prepare yourself for an unparalleled 18-hole golfing experience. Our course is a pleasure for golfers of any skill level to play. Northwood Hills Golf Course will challenge you while providing a relaxing, picturesque backdrop. Test your accuracy with our fairways, water hazards and sand traps; we have everything you need to challenge you and improve your game.

18217 Captive Lake Road
Garrison, MN 56450
(320) 692-4325

Izaty’s Championship Golf Course

Located 7 miles west of Isle. The only course in Minnesota designed by the Dye golf course architects, and host of the 1992, 1993 and 1994 Minnesota PGA Championships, the 18-hole course offers a 72 par, 6,481 yards long with 13 doglegs and natural water hazards on 10 holes. With acres of wildflowers sprinkled throughout, the course offers beauty beyond belief. Other amenities include a driving range, practice greens, an on-site PGA pro available for instructions, memberships, and club and cart rentals

40005 85th Ave.
Onamia, MN 56359


Grand Casino Mille Lacs

Located on the west side of Lake Mille Lacs this large Casino is a great place to stop by while in the area.

777 Grand Avenue
Onamia, MN 56345
(320) 532-5825

Grand Casino Hinckley

777 Lady Luck Drive
Hinckley, MN 55037
(800) 472-6321


Mille Lacs Wildlife Management

Located east off Highway 169 on County Road 20, south of Onamia. The 39,156 acre Mille Lacs Wildlife Management Area is home to 50 mammal and 200 bird species. Public hunting has been the dominant outdoor recreational use of the Mille Lacs WMA. Other activities permitted in the area include trapping, bicycling, hiking, bird watching and cross country skiing.

29172 100th Avenue
P.O. Box 217
Onamia, MN 56345
(320) 532-3537

Mille Lacs Hunting Lodge

The Mille Lacs Hunting Lodge offers hundreds of acres of ideal hunting upland habitat. Fields are planted and groomed to provide ideal hunting cover. During the Fall we stock hard flying pheasants and chukar partridge for some of the best hunting in the Midwest.

8673 340th Street
Onamia, MN 56359

Vineyard & Winery Tours

Decorsa Vineyard & Farm Winery

40306 Torchlight Rd
Isle, MN 56342


Mille Lacs Historical Society Museum

Explore the history of Mille Lacs Lake, fur trading, logging industry, railroads, pioneer settlements and farming.

8673 340th Street
Onamia, MN 56359

Mille Lacs Indian Museum and Trading Post

Interactive museum displays history, art & culture of the Mille Lacs Band of Ojibwe. Gift shop with authentic American Indian arts & Crafts.

43411 Oodena Drive
Onamia, MN 56359

State Parks

Father Hennepin State Park

Located just west of Isle on Hwy. 27, the 316 acre park offers picnicking, swimming, hiking and birding. There is a boat launch, fishing pier, snowmobile trails, and special nature programs that are given periodically throughout the year.

Box 397
Isle, MN 56342
(320) 676-8763 or 1-800-246-2267
Father Hennepin State Park Website

Mille Lacs Kathio State Park

Located just west of Onamia on Hwy. 27, Mille Lacs Kathio State Park the fourth largest Minnesota State Park offers picnicking, canoeing, ski and snowshoe rentals, an interpretive center, a 100-foot observation tower, horse trails groomed ski trails, snowmobile trails, and naturalist programs for families.

15066 Kathio St. Park Rd.
Onamia, MN 56359
(320) 532-3523 or 1-800-246-2267
Mille Lacs Kathio State Park Website

ATV, Snowmobiling, Biking, Hiking, Rollerblading & Cross Country Skiing Trails

  • Minnesota Soo Line Trail
  • Red Top ATV Trail
  • Ten Bruin Adventure Trail
  • Solana State Forest
  • Father Hennepin State Park
  • Mille Lacs Kathio State Park