A group of friends enjoys prime paddling in the Boundary Waters Canoe Area.

Renee Jones Schneider, Star Tribune

Outdoor activites by month

  • May 15, 2012 - 2:34 PM

January: Compete in the world's largest ice fishing contest on Gull Lake in Brainerd, Minn.

February: Rent a camper cabin at a Minnesota state park for a weekend.

March: Travel the Boundary Waters Canoe Area by dogsled.

April: Hunt for wild turkeys.

May: Fish for walleyes on opening day.

June: Paddle the Boundary Waters.

July: Bike the Cannon Valley Trail.

August: Fish for muskies on Lake of the Woods.

September: Hike the North Shore amid changing colors.

October: Chase pheasants and ducks.

November: Hunt deer with family and friends.

December: Fish for walleyes on Leech Lake.

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