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The first written record of the establishment of Warroad is a report by Henry R. Schoolcraft, Indian Agent at Sault St. Marie, enumerating the trading ports in his territory, and dated August 9, 1824. It reads as follows: “Pursuant to instructions I have determined on the following places where trade may be carried on with the […]
Weather is cooling down on Lake of the Woods! We are starting to see the temperature dip. Snow and lows in the teens is in the forecast today and for the rest of the week! We are ready to get this water cooled down and make some ice. Current water temperature is 37 degrees. Fall […]
Snowmobiles in Warroad are like surf boards in Hawaii – they are everywhere! With the lack of rush hour traffic, the snow stay fresh for days, making Warroad, MN a snowmobilers heaven. Make a reservation at one of our local hotels or resorts and hop on any of the hundred miles of connected, groomed trails crisscrossing […]
Want to know the some of the History behind Hockeytown USA™? Let’s start with Cal Marvin- “ Mr. Hockey” Cal was born in Warroad in 1924. He grew up playing hockey on the Warroad River, and on an outdoor rink that was made in the school yard with snow banks all around it. Although Cal […]
Located on Highway 11, just five miles south of the Canadian border on Lake of the Woods, Warroad is ideally situated and equipped to offer you the opportunity to enjoy many activities in northern Minnesota.
The local residents like to say that Warroad is known for three things: walleyes, windows and hockey. And indeed this is the case. Warroad is currently the only American port on Lake of the Woods, making for quick, easy access to fishing on “the big lake.” It is also home to Marvin Windows and Doors, a company known internationally for its quality products, corporate integrity and family heritage. Finally, Warroad’s infamous moniker, “HockeyTown USA” boasts of its proud hockey legacy.
And Warroad is so much more! Not only does Warroad offer excellent summer fishing and ice fishing, there is also hunting and other outdoor activities for any season. Interested in exploring the region? Due to its central location on Lake of the Woods and Highway 11, Warroad can be a great “base camp,” providing all of the necessary amenities for your adventures as well as comforts of town after you spend the day taking in all the area has to offer.
Warroad also has plenty of indoor activities such as shopping, swimming, and glow-in-the-dark mini-golf for the family. Win big at the Seven Clans Casino, catch a hockey game nearly any time of the year (be sure to check out our own Olympic “Hall of Fame”), or take in a production of the Warroad Summer Theatre.
These are just a few highlights of the many attractions Warroad has to offer. To help you plan your next vacation, we’ve provided a Lake of the Woods Bucket List. We invite you to check it out and look forward to serving you.