Winter in Cook County, Minnesota is a wonderland of things to see, thrills to share, hot tubs to relax in, snowmobiles and dogsleds to ride, and bonfires to tell stories by. Explore Lutsen Mountains — the biggest alpine ski area in the Midwest — and over 400 km of groomed cross-country ski trails.
Snowmelt kicks off the spring waterfall season, turning our waterways into thundering spectacles beloved of sightseers and whitewater kayakers alike. Come summer, paddle the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness/BWCAW and hike and bike the Sawtooth Mountains. Take in one of our one-of-a-kind festivals. Take a deep breath.
Each season is alive with possibilities. Make sure you experience them all.