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5 Fall Activities to Enjoy With Your Kids in Walker, MN

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Fall is a special time of year in Walker, Minnesota, where visitors travel from near and far to experience wonderful activities and beautiful sceneries. It’s the perfect location for families to enjoy a fun-filled weekend getaway. From pumpkin picking to hiking through spectacular autumn colors, there is something for everyone in the family to enjoy. It can be a challenge to get the entire family excited about an event, but with so many fun activities happening in Walker, there won’t be a dull moment! Read on to discover our top five kid-friendly activities that will have your kids begging for more.

1. Enjoy Fall Fishing on the Lake

Fall often feels short because of how quickly the peak of fall foliage colors passes by. The weather also drastically drops in winter, and it’s no longer as easy to get the whole family outdoors. Take advantage of this time of year and enjoy a day fishing, boating, or swimming on the lake. The fish become more active in colder water and there’s less fishing competition because the crowds are smaller. Bring your camera along to capture the picturesque backdrop of the red, orange, and yellow hues reflecting off the lake. It’ll surely be a memory of a lifetime!

2. Squeeze in a Round or Two of Golf

Remember to pack your golf clubs when you come up to the Leech Lake area this fall! As the temperatures are continuing to drop, this is the perfect opportunity to take the family for one last golfing trip of the season. Walker offers beautiful, scenic golf courses such as the Moonlight Bay Golf Course and Tianna Country Club. Whether you’re looking for a relaxing 9 hole or challenging 18 hole course, Walker’s golf courses will provide you with a fun experience that you’ll be reminiscing about the whole ride home.

3. Go on a Fall Hike

Fall’s crisp temperatures are the ideal climate to get outside. Inspire your kids to put down their phones, and spend some much-needed time in nature. Whether you want to take a stroll along Leech Lake or challenge yourself to something more difficult, there is a trail for any experience level. Did we mention how beautiful the fall foliage scenery will be during this time? Check out this comprehensive list of available hikes!

4. Dine Out on the Town

Walker offers several dining options to choose from, whether you’re looking for a quick bite or fine dining! No matter what kind of food you’re in the mood for, Walker has something that will satisfy your family’s cravings. Here are just some of the many places to enjoy a delicious meal:

For a more complete list of restaurants, food, and beverages, check out our directory!

5. Spend Halloween in Walker, MN

A trip to Walker, MN isn’t complete without some candy to sweeten the deal, and this is one event that your kids won’t fight you on! Bring your family to Bear Pause Theater for the Kid’s Halloween Party on October 29th from 11:00 a.m. until 12:30 p.m. to enjoy an afternoon of ghoulish fun. The Northern Lights Casino Event Center will also be hosting Treats For Tots on October 31st from 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. for ages 12 and under!

Take your pick out of these kid-approved activities, and visit us at Walker, MN. Autumn is a popular time of year for visitors, so don’t come too late to the party, and check out our list of available accommodations here! Contact us for more information.

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