Things to do around Cushing, MN

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The number one activity in Minnesota during the summer is getting out on the Lake. After all, we are known for the Land of 10,000 lakes. Surrounded by gorgeous trees and sandy beaches, summer in Minnesota is packed full of fun. Get out on the pontoon, go tubing, paddle through the lake in a canoe, and so much more. Fish Trap Lake is a fisherman’s dream and a photographer's paradise. However, even though there is so much to do on the lake sometimes, you need a break and go exploring. Campfire Bay Resort is located in Cushing, MN and offers a ton of amenities. Get out on the town or enjoy the resort's endless amount of fun!

Around Town

You will be amazed at all the things to do within minutes of our resort. From golf to horseback riding, shopping to rock climbing, you will find a ton to do. Within 45 minutes there are six golf courses. The closest one is only two minutes from the resort, Pine Ridge Golf Club. It is a beautiful 18-hole championship golf course and is one of the most affordable yet challenging courses you will find in the area. For the animal lovers, there are two horse stables within 50 minutes from the resort. The perfect place to grab your boots and go horseback riding. There are also two zoos, Pine Grove Zoo and Safari North,  within thirty-five minutes that are both worth seeing! Feed the giraffes, ride camels, check out the kangaroos and their joeys, and so much more. With a variety of animals and interaction, it is the perfect place for the family. For the thrill seekers, 40 minutes from the resort are bumper boats, go-cart tracks, indoor and outdoor waterparks, and the fun Pirate's Cove mini-golf course north of Brainerd. About thirty-five minutes away there is laser tag and zip lining, an adventure for the whole family. If you want a small town, zany experience, the LA Pig Races in Leader are 25 minutes away. A bar, in the middle of nowhere, built an arena and racetrack for piglets races while enjoying a family-friendly event. Also surrounding our resort are many trails and paths perfect for the nature lovers to get out and explore on foot or bike.


Campfire Bay Resort is the perfect destination for your summer vacation. The beautiful Fish Trap Lake offers 13.7 miles of shoreline and 1303 acres of recreational pleasure. At the resort we offer boat rentals, whether you need one for the week, day, or just a 3-hour tour, we can get you set up to cruise the waters! Enjoy a nice relaxing pontoon ride or speed up and hit the waves. Hydro-bikes, kayaks, canoes, and stand-up paddleboards are free for guest use for their fun on the water. Enjoy some fun on land and rent a bike. We offer tandem or quad bike rentals for the whole family to get out and explore the property and the amazing trails. Take a break indoors in our rec center. Equipped with a basketball court, a day spa, fitness room, office space, and so much more. It is the perfect place to have fun and take a break from the sun. Campfire Bay Resort offers endless amounts of fun at the resort that you will never have to leave unless you want to.

Campfire Bay Resort is where you make lifetime memories the old fashioned way, while still enjoying the comforts of modern, clean cabins. Enjoy taking a break from the tv and playing a game of basketball or spend all day on the lake with your family. In a world of big labels and big name resorts, our resort offers old school charm and a unique personal touch in a modern and fun way. Bring the family and enjoy swimming on a sandy beach, fish on Fish Trap Lake, sit by the campfire or take part in all the activities the town has to offer. Come and be our guest!

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June 16, 2017  |   Share: