Located in western Otter Tail County, home to over a thousand lakes, the lake is never far away when you’re in Pelican Rapids. Whether you want to swim, fish, boat or simply relax on the shore, the lakes are a way of life here. With friendly people and unique shops, even rainy days hold the promise of a good time!

Historical monuments bring our rich local history to life, and the “flock” of pelican statues scattered throughout the area adds to the town’s rich arts scene. City parks and recreation provide entertainment and activities throughout the year. Or you can enjoy a scenic lake view drive down Highway 108 to reach nearby Maplewood State Park, with its camping sites, hiking trails, and breathtaking views.



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Maple Syrup Demos!

            Looking for something fun and educational to do this Saturday? April 7th Is Maple Syrup Demonstrations Day at Maplewood State Park. Celebrate the spring time tradition of making maple syrup at Maplewood State Park. At this on-going demonstration you will...

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Easter Egg Hunt

Easter Egg Hunt! Saturday, March 31 st Sherin Park, Pelican Rapids at 10:00 am Kids: Bring your basket! Parents: Bring your camera! DOOR PRIZES! IN CASE OF INCLEMENT WEATHER, THE EVENT WILL BE HELD AT VIKING ELEMENTARY                     Pelican Rapids Area Chamber...

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