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Crane Lake – Top 8 Most-Loved Lake

Written by MPR News staff. Crane Lake has made the top eight in our most-loved lake contest See all the finalists and cast your vote here. Just about 120 people live on Crane Lake year-round, but it still has love from people who get to spend just part of their time on the lake. Like James Reiling, as…
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Day Trip To Vermillion Falls

Vermillion Falls is well worth a day trip! It's an easy drive from any of the Crane Lake Resorts.  Vermilion Falls is a torrent of water cascading through a 10-foot wide chasm in the granite. It is part of the Vermilion River which runs north 40 miles from Lake Vermilion and empties into Crane Lake…
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5 Fun Water Games For Your Lake Vacation

Kids get bored, playing games help kids have fun in a somewhat controlled environment. Always have adult supervision when young kids are in the water.  F.I.S.H ~  F.I.S.H is like P.I.G. in basketball.  The first player performs atask and the other players must replicate that task.  If they can’t, they take the first letter in the…
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Tips For Boating With Kids

10 great tips for boating with kids. Whether your new to boating or new to kids, this article gives information that is helpful to all. Key Takeaways: Get comfortable life jackets that fit and look like the adults in the boat Explain boat rules before leaving the dock Bring lots of sunscreen and hats to…
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February 3, 2018

Light snow is falling today and temps are about zero.  Snowmobiles love this weather!  Our trails are very good and grooming is increasing to 5x per week for the next couple weeks.  It is busy in Crane Lake, but you will never find it as busy here as in Michigan or Upper WI.  Traffic during…
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January 2, 2018

Happy New Year - Snowmobiling season has begun! We have good ice conditions with the stretch of very cold weather we have endured the past two weeks.  Stakes are in from Voyagaire to Handbergs Marina.  Wooded trails are cleared and safe.  Voyageurs National Park is placing signs in our area today and will be completing…
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December 30, 2017

Winter Greetings! The Crane Lake area has experienced some VERY cold temperatures for the past week, and we have reports of safe amounts of ice on all of our area lakes.  Lake riding is safe, but bumpy.  The green stakes have begun, but are not complete yet.  Stakes connect Ash River to Kabetogama now, and…
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February 13, 2017

This was a busy place over the weekend!  Word has spread and everyone came out to enjoy our picture perfect trails.  If you can come up to Crane Lake, today is the day!  Make a quick trip here before President's Day weekend.  The forecast next week includes warm temps and sunshine, so enjoy the trails…
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March 7, 2016

The Crane Lake Challenge was a HUGE success!  Thanks to all of you who attended and also the many volunteers within the Crane Lake community.  Hundreds of people were here to enjoy the beautiful day and the number of entries for the snowmobile race was an amazing 163.  Top speed of the day?  174.08 in…
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