Welcome to the Outing area!

Outing & Emily are part of Minnesota's Central Lakes Region and home to many large lakes (Roosevelt, Lawrence, Washburn, Mary, Ruth, & Emily) and many small ones too. We feature the 2nd best ATV trails in the state that are maintained by the Over The Hills Gang ATV Club - and some of the best groomed snowmobile trails maintained by The Emily Snowbird Snowmobile Club. There are 1,000's of acres of forest for the bird watchers, hikers, and hunters. The area covers from about 10 miles north of Outing (Crooked Lake Township) on State Highway 6 to about 10 miles south of Emily.

Attractions In The Region

Land O’ Lakes State Forest

Located in northeastern Cass County about 140 miles west of Duluth and 180 miles north of Minneapolis/St. Paul. The forest can be reached from the south by following State Highway 6 for six miles north of Outing.

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Public Campgrounds

Our area offers two choices of public campgrounds. The largest is Clint Converse Campground and Day-Use Area, offers 31 campsites. The other, Baker and White Oak Lake Campground, offers two campsites and a great access to the Moose River ATV Trail.

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Outdoor Recreation

Outdoor recreation opportunities include hiking, cross country skiing and mountain biking on the Washburn Lake ski trails, in the solitude area at Washburn Lake, and the Moose River ATV Trail.

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The City of Emily

The City of Emily has two developed parks available for resident and visitor enjoyment. The City Park is located on South of East County Road 1.

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