In The Area
Things to see and places to visit
near Bayside Cabins & Resort
Paul Bunyan Trail--
-starts at Crow Wing State Park ends in Bemidji, premier biking trail in the summer and groomed for snowmobiles in the winter.
Deep Portage reserve--
daily events, an educational experience- groomed cross-country ski trails--between Hackensack and Longville.
Black Bear Golf Complex
-just 8 miles towards Pine River
Children's Fishing Contest
-every Tuesday during the summer at the Hackensack City Pier
-Backus Airport 1 mile
Northern Lights Casino--
near Walker, do you feel lucky?
North Country Trail--
hike in the spring, summer or fall, snowshoe in the winter-in Chippewa National Forest.
Moondance Jammin Country
celebrate your summer at moondance.
Reeds Sporting Goods in Walker--
maybe the best outdoors store in the Midwest.
Forest History Center--
an authentic lumber town recreation, near Grand Rapids-an all day trip.
every Wednesday during the summer in Longville--rent a turtle and go racing.
every Friday during the summer--in Pine River.
featuring street car showdown, Pleasureland RV show & go, and the NHRA nationals.
is an annual music festival that unites rock & country music fans and brings them to the beautiful Brainerd Lakes area
located at the edge of the Paul Bunyan State forest stop by for a free tour.
Foothills State Forest
has over 40,000 acres for hiking and OHV riding in the summer and cross-country skiing and snowmobiling in the winter.
Pine River Riding Stables
where the fun begins for any level of rider, or you may prefer a hayride.
on Leech Lake celebrating one of Minnesota's ugliest bottom-dwelling fish, come and join the fun.
Godfrey's Super Valu
one mile north on Hwy 371 for all you groceries, hardware, and fishing needs.
Cass County Fair
kick up your boots and explore your roots!
offering fresh meats and more than 30 different kinds of brats.
bringing music and comedy to the Northwoods call 218.652.4200 for reservations.
Itasca State Park
walk across the mighty Mississippi where it starts its journey to the Gulf of Mexico.
the fun place! Executive golf course, miniature golf, and wood mystery maze. Call 218.568.6995 for additional information and times.
Safari North wildlife park
visit animals from five continents all in one place! Zoo hours 9:00am - 8:00pm 7 days a week. Memorial day - Mid October.
Bayside Cabins & Resort
206 Rosalind Ave. W. Backus, MN 56435
(218) 947-3344 Fax: (218) 947-4144