Silver Peak


Crosslake, MN 56442

In the serene and gentle beauty of our area you will find much activity. We also boast our ideal location as the perfect hub for day trip exploring. A few suggestions that we think you may like are:


Arboretum - Brainerd
Deep Portage
Itasca State Park
Cuyuna Range Mineland Recreation Area
Uppgaard State Wildlife Preserve
Big Island
Spider Lake Cross Country Trail
Paul Bunyan Trail

Day Trips

Deep Portage Interpretive Center:
North approximately 30 minutes. Open daily year round. Hours Monday-Saturday 8:30 am - 4:30 pm. Sunday noon - 4:00 pm. An environmental education site with a naturalist to assist you. A museum, miles of nature trails, and a 10,000 square foot display of over 3,000 wildflower plants, grasses, trees, and shrubs. Many educational activities available.

Trillium Lake Wildflower Farm:
Northwest less than 2 hours. Experience walking across the headwaters of the Great Mississippi River on stepping stones. This area also has one of the largest stands of virgin timber in the state. Both regular and tandem bicycles can be rented on the site.

Badoura State Forest Nursery:
Northwest approximately 1 hour. Hours 8:00 am to 4:30 pm. Seasonal self guided tours. September and October guided tours by appointment. (218) 652-2385. A sculptured forest garden. Gather seasonal berries and during September and October gather nuts, pine cones and leaves.

This Old Farm Antique Museum and Old Time Village - Plus the Original Depot From Disney Movie "Iron Will":
Southeast approximately 1 hour. Open Saturday to Sunday 9:00 am to 5:00 pm. Appointment only after Labor Day. (218) 764-2915. See original one room school house, authentic log house, old saloon with player piano, antique filing station with gas pumps, old gas engines, and farm machinery plus thousands of irreplaceable antiques.

Croft Mine Historical Park:
Southeast approximately 45 minutes. Hours 10:00 am to 6 pm daily. Appointment only after Labor Day. (218) 546-5466. A rerouted mine shaft simulation, visiting "miners" can ride the old shaft cage into the Croft Mine's depth with sounds of ore drills reverberating along her tunnel walls. This is a unique underground experience.

Mille Lacs Indian Museum: Southeast approximately 1 hour. Open year round Monday to Saturday 10:00 am to 5:00 pm. Indian history, traditions, and events through the eyes of the Ojibwe.

The many antique shops in our area and the surrounding areas lend themselves to your having a great day of self guided shopping.

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(218) 543-4166 (800) 950-5907

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