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The northern lights dance above Cranberry Bay in the upper reaches of Voyageurs National Park

Summer Trip: Voyageurs National Park’s Certified Dark Skies

Minnesota’s only national park recently became a ”Dark Sky Park” committed to reducing light pollution up north
Stoney Point near Duluth is a Minnesota surf spot

Why Winter Is Surfing Season in Minnesota

Catching a curl on a subzero Lake Superior isn't easy, but some locals can't get enough
Nathaniel Rozinka out on a 355-meter line near Chisholm

Your Next Outdoor Aventure: The Zen of Slacklining

You'd think that walking a narrow, wobbly line 300 feet over a gulf would be for adrenaline junkies—and you'd be wrong

Storm Chasing Film Captures St. Paul Man’s Dramatic Hobby

"The Last Storm" documentary star Mike Marz gives tips for following summer weather
The Cannon Valley Trail, which was once a Chicago Great Western Railroad line

Bike-Cations: 6 Day Trips from the Twin Cities

Bikers can enjoy these day-size bike trips from Minneapolis-St. Paul to natural, small-town pleasantries
The Chain of Lakes in Minneapolis has plenty of board-friendly passages

What’s SUP?: Get Started Stand-up Paddleboarding

Stand-up paddleboarding (SUP) gives lake-lifers a new perspective

Why You Should Try Hammock Camping

New comforts, greater immersion, lighter weight during your outdoor adventures

Get Caught on Fly Fishing

Why Ashley Peters and so many others are up to their knees in fly fishing

Brainerd's Ice Fishing Extravaganza Moves Past Controversy

After putting a scandal to bed, the world's biggest charitable ice fishing tournament returns—as do thousands to Gull Lake

Your Guide to Brainerd's Ice Fishing Extravaganza

You can enjoy the hugely attended competition without catching any fish