B&B Bowl has 8 synthetic lanes with new pins and a variety of bowling balls to use if you do not have your own and offer shoe rental. Full service restaurant and bar.
Borrow a bicycle during the warm-weather months at the Rushford Public Library, Peterson Station Museum, Fountain City Hall, Preston Visitors Center, or Harmony Visitory Center. Adult bicycles available for use, at no charge, but on a first-come, first-served basis.
Year-round - Canoes, Kayaks, tubes, bikes, cross-country skis, snowshoes, guided fishing trips.
This 19-mile trail was developed by a group of neighbors with a passion for ATVs. The trail is entirely on private land and leads riders through backdrops of field, forest, pasture and woods. Please respect the private landowners and stay on the marked trails. The trail is provided by the City of Chatfield and maintained by the Chatfield ATV Trails Club.
The Chosen Valley Golf Club offers terrific views and challenging play for golfers at every skill level. 9-hole - Par 35.
A full service fitness center that offers everything a person needs to maintain their health and fitness goals! Guest passes available for 1-day, 2-day or 1-week to work out in fitness center.
Large playground, basketball & tennis courts, picnic shelters, ball fields, & restrooms off Hwy 43 and accessible from the Root River Trail.
Supplies and guided trips. Kayak rentals and sales.
Open seasonally for:
River Rentals - kayaks, canoes, tubes with transportation along the Root River - 7 days a week By Appointment
Restaurant - Serving flatbreads and paninis with local ingredients; beer, seltzer, and other cold beverages. Open beginning May 27 through the summer: Friday, Saturday, Sunday and Monday, 11 am - 7 pm.
Shuttle Service for bicyclists or river travelers - Available 7 days a week through the summer months and By Appointment.
Year-round - Find outdoor adventures and inspiring retreat spaces at Eagle Bluff where learning and discovery is to be had! Join us for a scheduled event or stop by the Visitor Center to walk, ski or geocache.
Seasonal - Eagle Cliff Campground offers a variety of rentals, including: canoes, kayaks and tubes.
Beautiful, mature, 9-hole-Par 36 golf course nestled in the bluffs with cart rentals. Relax in this scenic golf course’s clubhouse or on the surrounding deck with a cold beverage and meal from the Bar & Grill.
Seasonal - 9 hole Mini Golf Course
Par 36, 9-hole course open to the public, little to no wait for tee times.
Trailhead Park at the Houston Nature Center offers a picnic shelter, primitive campsite, band shell, and observation decks to view nesting boxes and migrating waterfowl on our pond. The natural playground features a zip-line (weekends only), tree house, and play area. The park also features the Houston Nature Center, where visitors will find wildlife exhibits as well as educational programs.
Houtson's snowmobile club maintains a well?groomed trail system which runs through some of the most scenic areas of the state.
Houston's South Park features an archery range and trails for hiking, horseback riding and spaces for primitive camping.
Seasonal - Open to public. No tee-times are required. This 9-hole golf course offers several elevation changes and gives all players the opportunity to challenge their game. Restaurant available in the club house.
Seasonal - A full service bike shop with new bikes, resale, rentals, bike accessories, and bike maintenance/repair. Tube rentals and more! Find us on Facebook.
The Lost Creek Hiking Trail is a natural surface trail that runs in one direction 6.5 miles along private land. This technical trail features steep climbs and bluff-top vistas, several creek crossings, and challenging terrain. The trail is open to the public year round (except firearms season in November) and is maintained by the Bluff Country Hiking Club. Funds raised from this event will be used directly for trail improvements.
Access 1.5 miles of looping hiking trails from Winona Street in Rushford or drive to the top via Hwy 30 West to Magelssen Dr. for stunning views!
Vinegar Ridge Recreation Area is located along the 42-mile multiple-use paved Root River State Trail and six miles of horseback riding trails. Visitors can also canoe or kayak for a short trip along the Root River State Water Trail within the recreational area. The eight campsites are considered "primitive."
Hike the goat prairies in early to late summer to find blooming wildflowers. Spectacular views from this outstanding prairie SNA make the upward climb well worthwhile.
Mystery Cave is a guided tour of Minnesota's longest known cave, with stalactites, stalagmites, flowstone, and beautiful underground pools, and a maze of interconnecting passages.
Play an outdoor 18-hole mini golf course before or after touring Niagara Cave!
Bowling for family fun--call ahead for open bowl times; full service bar/lounge; full menu of food and treats from The Creamery next door.
Wet Bark Recreation Area offers 11 miles of horseback riding trails, hiking trails, and six miles of designated mountain biking trails in the summer, and 11 miles of ski touring trails and six miles of snowmobile trails in the winter. The campground's five horse campsites are considered "primitive."
A short walk from town or the Root River Trail, hike the Overlook Trail to surround yourself in wooded bluffland and enjoy amazing valley views.
Playground, restrooms, ball fields, volleyball court, and picnic shelter next to the Root River Trail.
Pin Oak Prairie Scientific and Natural Area – Captures a meandering stretch of the Root River’s Middle Branch with sandy soils and terraces setting the stage for native and threatened plant communities.
Preston Disc Golf is a beautiful, challenging disc golf course. The front 9 has shorter holes with trees and hills to make the holes more challenging. The back 9 has much longer holes with some of the holes having many trees to challenge the disc golfer. On the back 9, most of the holes are relatively flat but 2 of them use a hill to add to the challenge of the holes. PDG course was designed for the beginner to the expert and everyone in-between.
Preston Golf Course is a Beautiful and Friendly 9 Hole Course on Rolling Hills in Southeastern Minnesota.
The Preston Swimming Pool is a seasonal pool located in Preston, Minnesota. Swimmers of all ages are welcome!
Water activities abound! Canoe, kayak, tube, or fish the river and the area's vast network of streams.
Seasonal - We rent sturdy canoes, large, leisurely tues and comfortable, well maintained bikes. We also sell items your trip might require suce as fishing tackle, night crawlers, firewood and ice.
The Root River State Trail, a paved, 42-mile state trail, begins in Fountain and runs through the quaint and picturesque rural communities of Lanesboro, Whalan, Peterson, Rushford and Houston. Constructed on an abandoned railroad, the trail is generally level and wheelchair accessible.
The Root River represents the timeless scenic and historic qualities characteristic of southeastern Minnesota. The river has gentle to moderate flow with a few riffles, although water level can vary substantially with rainfall. Many quaint towns along the river offer historical sights, services, and hospitality, making it ideal for a family day trip.
Seasonal pool with zero-depth entry, children's pool, and larger pool with diving board. Daily fee or seasonal pass.
Burgers - Baskets - Beer - Bowling
Enjoy the unique experience of a winter sleigh ride or for the warmer weather enthusiast try a wagon ride
The Valley High Golf Club features an 18-hole public course and golf shop along with its full restaurant and bar. Find quality food, drinks, and fun in a clean and casual atmosphere.
Stop in for supper-Tuesday Burger Night & Wednesday Taco Bar, onsale & offsale liquor sales.
Roller Skating Hours: Sept-May: Fridays 7pm-9:30pm, Feb-April: Sunday, 1pm-4pm.