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Gateway to the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness, which hugs roughly 100 miles of the Canadian border, this is one of the most peaceful regions of Minnesota. Visitors can pick up a paddle and head out onto silent waters, or in the winter don skis and explore miles of world-class cross-country ski trails. Listen for the howls of wolves from the safety of your MN Bed and Breakfast, and while in the wilderness keep an eye out for moose and bear. Head east and end up on the craggy northern shores of Lake Superior; one of the most beautiful areas in the state, it can be accessed via the North Shore Drive, which runs from Duluth to Canada, or by foot through more than 200 miles of the Superior Hiking Trails. Farther southwest in Gilbert, folks can explore the woods in their ATVs and trucks in the only off-highway vehicle park in the state of Minnesota.

The Arrowhead is also rich in history. Find a unique Minnesota Bed and Breakfast in the town of Two Harbors, where several museums explore the relationship between the town and Lake Superior. Grand Rapids is home to the famous actress/singer Judy Garland and the Forest History Center is a State Historic Site and a living history museum that recreates life as it was in a turn of the 20th century logging camp.  Visit the largest open-pit iron mine in the world in Hibbing, MN.  There is something for everyone in the Arrowhead of Northeast Minnesota.

Events within the Arrowhead region:

White Oak Sled Dog Race

Event City: Squaw Lake
Event Details:
Come Join the My Lake Home B&B Annual Bondfire to watch the Sled Dog Race. We host a bondfire right on the trail out in the woods away from the huge crowds in town. Bring your snowmobiles and ride out with us or drive your car out. We supply smores and more. What a fantastic time this always is watching all these amazing mushers and dogs go by. They LOVE to see us out in the middle of the forest waiting to wave and cheer as they pass by. January 8th from 1-4 pm Come stay and play with us! www.mylakeome.com stay@mylakeome.com 218-659-4797 Race Start Sat. Jan. 9th, 2010 10:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. Trophy Class - 10:00 a.m. - 10:30 a.m. Recreational Class - 10:30 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. 8 Dog Pro Class - 11:00 a.m. - 12:00 a.m. 10 Dog Pro Class - 12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m. Gosh Dam Place Sat. Jan. 9th, 2010 12:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m. Trophy Class racers will be resting and Recreational Class racers will be finishing. Squaw Lake Community Center Sat. Jan. 9th, 2010 1:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m. 8 Dog Pro and 10 Dog Pro team viewing point, and Trophy Class racers will be finishing. Northome Sat. Jan. 9th, 2010 5:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m. 10 Dog Pro Class will be taking their mandatory rest at the checkpoint. 8 Dog Pro racers will be finishing. Effie School Sun. Jan. 10th, 2010 2:00 a.m. - 4:00 a.m. 10 Dog Pro teams will be completing their mandatory rest at the checkpoint. Pancake Feed Sun. Jan. 10th, 2010 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. Marcel Community Center A continuous pancake feed. Public is welcome. 10 Dog Pro & 8 Dog Pro Class Awards Ceremony Sun. Jan. 10th, 2010 12:00 p.m. Marcel Community Center -
Event Dates:
Jan 09, 2015 to Jan 10, 2015

Event Time:
12 pm

Event Contact Phone:
(218) 326-9775

Event Web Site:

305 NW 2nd Street
Faribault, MN 55021
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