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Outdoor Recreation Links


TeeMaster.com - Find golf courses all over the United States. Book your tee times and get confirmed reservations. You can also check weather and find links to equipment, news, online magazines, retailers, and pro shops.

Golf.com - developed by the editors of Golf Magazine, this site helps you find courses all over the world. You'll also find equipment reviews, tour information, and a travel section.

Beginner's Guide to Learning Golf- This web site provide information about golf etiquette and technique for beginners. It also has helpful links to the history and rules of golf.

Disc Golf Courses

Professional Disc Golf Association - Find disc golf courses in the U.S. and Canada. This site, developed by the Professional Disc Golf Association, also has links to the PDGA tour, pro shops, and disc golf rules.


Explore Minnesota features a comprehensive guide for lodging and camping facilities. The activities section includes links to state parks, resorts, scenic areas, biking and hiking paths, rafting, canoeing, kayaking, water parks and more.

Walking/Jogging Paths

thoos - Find a run, a group, or a race on this Web site for running enthusiasts. This site lists five great paths in the metro area, each with distances, directions, terrain, difficulty level, and a description of the path. There are numerous articles on walking, running and a locator for running paths in other states.

The Gateway Trail Association - The Gateway Trail is a beautiful, paved 18-mile trail that runs from St. Paul to Stillwater. This site includes info on parking, facilities, along with info on biking, in-line skating, walking, jogging, horseback riding, and cross country skiing.

Cross-Country Ski Trails

Minnesota DNR: Cross Country Ski Trails - Find information on trail conditions, snow depth, and north shore ski trails.

Road & Mountain Biking Trails

Minnesota TRAILS: A Parks and Trails Journal - This site features a guide to 14 of Minnesota's best biking trails, and includes a map, information on food and lodging in towns along the trails.

Minnesota Off-Road Cyclists (MORC) - Trail information includes distance, difficulty level, layout, directions, and great rail pictures, including links to events, races and trail conditions.

Lakes - Fishing

Minnesota DNR: Shore Fishing in the Metro Area Locate shore fishing lakes in the seven-county metro area that are maintained and stocked by the Fishing in the Neighborhood Program. The site includes information on fish identification, equipment, and fishing licenses.