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Outdoor Recreation

Canoeing and Boating

Be captivated by the tranquility of glassy waters, bubbling brooks, the cry of the loon and a roaring waterfall. Maps available. Little Falls has canoe and boat launches on the Mississippi River. Call the Little Falls Convention and Visitors Bureau for information (320) 616-4959.

Shirley Mae's OutfittersShirley Mae's Outfitters
61 First Ave NE
Little Falls, MN 56345
Phone (320) 414-0382
Cell (320) 360-7244
Email

We are a family owned and operated canoe, kayak and stand-up paddleboard rental and shuttle service located on the Mississippi River in Little Falls, Minnesota.  Located in Central Minnesota, we hope to provide you with a Great River Experience close to home.

DAY TRIPS: We offer drop off at 6 different landings with trip durations anywhere between 2 hrs to 2 days. You pick how long you'd like to be out and we can accomodate most requests.

SHUTTLE SERVICE: If you have your own canoe, kayak or SUP we can shuttle you and your craft to any of 6 landings within 17 river miles of our location.

OUTFITTING We can outfit your boundary waters trip with our lightweight kevlar Wenonah Spirit II or Handmade cedar strip canoe and all the gear you will need for a great trip. We offer daily and weekly pricing on our rentals.

HOURS: By appointment: 320-414-0382 or 320-360-7244

Golfing

Eagle's Landing Golf Club
14825 263 Street
Fort Ripley, MN 56449
(320) 632-5721

Eighteen hole golf course among beautiful oaks and pines located between Little Falls and the Brainerd/Baxter area.

Little Falls Country Club
1 Edgewater Drive
Little Falls, MN 56345
(320) 616-5520

Come enjoy our 18 hole championship golf course nestled in the woods along the beautiful Mississippi River. Golf enthusiasts of all abilities will enjoy the challenges of our course, as well as the natural beauty central Minnesota has to offer. Our course is open to the public.

Enjoy a delicious meal at The View Restaurant, which boasts a view of the Mississippi river. It features an outdoor dining deck overlooking the majestic river.

Our clubhouse provides a complete pro shop, full bar, snacks and restrooms. Quick snacks are also available on the course at the Exchange Building located between holes 3 and 13.

Pierz Golf Course
PO Box 367
Pierz, MN 56364
(320) 468-2662

One of the few remaining nine-hole courses in central Minnesota.

 

Hockey (Outdoor Rinks)

City of Little Falls
(320) 616-5500

For outdoor hockey rink information please call the City of Little Falls for information.

Hunting & Shooting

LeBlanc's Rice Creek Hunting & Recreation
16543 Game Farm Road
Little Falls, MN 56345
(320) 745-2232
www.ricecreekhunting.com

Offering individuals or groups an enjoyable time hunting pheasants, ducks, and turkeys in natural surroundings. If it's not the hunting you're looking for, explore the sport clay shooting.

Skating (Outdoor Rinks)

City of Little Falls
(320) 616-5500

For outdoor skating rink information please call the City of Little Falls for information.

Swimming

The Public Beach is located on Green Prairie Fish Lake. Call the Little Falls Convention and Visitors Bureau for information (320) 616-4959.

Disc Golf

Living Hope Assembly of God
17389 Haven Road
Little Falls, MN 56345
(320) 632-4365

Windy Pines Disc Golf Course is open from dawn to dusk. This is a free activity.

Fishing/Ice Fishing

The mighty Mississippi and area lakes abound with a variety of fish such as pike, walleye, bass and muskie. Visit the DNR website for more information.

Cross-Country Skiing/Snow Shoeing

A host of wildlife may be seen and heard on miles of groomed or natural trails that lead you along the bank of the Mississippi through scenic woods, rolling prairies and adventurous bluffs. Visit the DNR website for more information.

For rentals visit, Touright Bicycle Shop.

 

Birding

Morrison County has ideal birding areas such as Crane Meadows NWR/Rice, Skunk & Crane Meadows WMAS, Charles A. Lindbergh State Park, Camp Ripley, MacDougall Homestead Nature Conservatory and Belle Prairie Park. Visit the Minnesota DNR website www.dnr.state.mn.us to download a birding checklist for Charles A. Lindbergh State Park. Morrison County has a great mixture of habitat that draws in a vast amount of migratory and nesting birds and has many wildlife management areas that are open to the public. Call the Little Falls Convention and Visitors Bureau for information (320) 616-4959.