Area Activities

Within a 15 mile radius of Izatys, guests have access to antique and craft shops, Grand Casino Mille Lacs, trap shooting and hunting preserves, horse back riding, paved bicycle trails, snowmobile trails, two State Parks, and much more! Here are a few places of interest:

Kathio State Park

The park has 19 miles of Minnesota’s finest cross country and snowmobile trails, as well as ski and snowshoe rentals, and a modern heated chalet.  During the Summer months there are excellent walking trails.  The Kathio Interpretive Center is open on weekends and includes exhibits showing the natural and human history of the park.

Father Hennepin State Park

Near Isle, offering cross country ski trails, a swimming beach, walking trails, and interpretive programs.

Grand Casino Mille Lacs

Located 12 miles north on 169 offers blackjack, slots, video poker etc. Featuring nightly buffet & casual dining. Casino open 24 hours a day all year long.

The Mille Lacs Soo Line Trail

The Mille Lacs Soo Line Trail is the newest rails to trails project in the state of Minnesota. The multiple use trail is 18 miles of side by side paved and gravel trail connecting the towns Isle and Onamia. The trail is the first developed section of the Soo Line Rail Road bed that will eventually connect Genola, MN to Superior, WI. The trail provides a scenic tour along beaver ponds, berry patches and mixed hardwood forests.

Mille Lacs Indian Museum

Open 10 am – 6 pm Thursday through Saturday; noon to 5 pm Sunday. The new museum displays a large collection of Ojibwe objects that illuminate the lives of Band members past and present. Shop in the restored 1930′s trading post.