Otter Tail County Activities
There’s more to do in Otter Tail County than you can imagine. In fact, with everything there is to see and do, you’ll want to plan more than one vacation to get it all done! We have something for everyone! The outdoor enthusiast, the golfer, the water lover and beach comber, the shopper, the history buff, the artist, and the explorer. Whatever your pleasure, you'll find it and more in Otter Tail County. Select a topic below to begin planning your next trip.
Otter Tail County is a great place to explore with the family. From the festivals, to the fishing, golfing and historical museums, your entire family can have a Minnesota family vacation they will remember for years!
Fishing & Hunting
Otter Tail County is home to over 1,000 lakes and streams. That's 10 percent of Minnesota's 10,000 beautiful lakes, and over 1,000 great reasons to go fishing.
Festivals & Events
Otter Tail County’s long list of festivals & events means you can always find a reason to celebrate—outdoor concerts, flea markets, community, art shows, nature excursions, sporting events and tournaments, rodeos, historical reenactments and of course, the Otter Tail County Fair.
Otter Tail County is the perfect place for your golfing getaway. Whether you are a group of avid golfers or a family with players of all skill levels, you'll have a great time.
History, Art, & Culture
The history of Otter Tail County is fascinating. Did you know, the first explorers through this area in 1750 were a Frenchman and an Englishman? They met with a band of Native Americans on the shore of "Lac de la Queue de la Outer", which translates roughly to the Lake of the Otters Tail.
Otter Tail County was made for outdoor activities and sports. State parks and forests, along with rural landscapes, make camping and hiking readily available.
Shopping is a four-season activity! And Otter Tail County has an amazing array of shopping opportunities.
Say ‘bon voyage’ to land lovers, and head to the water for even more fun. During the summer, the lakes in Otter Tail County are often confused with playgrounds. It is a perfect time to enjoy the water and endless aquatic adventures.
Enjoy Otter Tail County all year. Winter in Minnesota offers many recreational opportunities.