Come up north and find your BLISS!
Camp Bliss, a winter paradise, has activities to suit everyone’s taste from ice fishing, snowshoeing, sledding, cross-country skiing, and winter hiking. Outside the boundaries of Camp Bliss, you have many trails to select from with the length dictated by your desire for adventure. There is winter shopping for Northwood’s decorations to outdoor gear at Christmas Point Wild Rice Company, 513 Mainstream, Reeds Outfitters and Lundgrigans Clothing just three miles away in Walker.
SNOWSHOE, CROSS COUNTRY SKIING AND SNOWMOBILE TRAILS in the Camp Bliss area. We have included major trails in the area and encourage our visitors to explore more options by visiting the Leech Lake Area Chamber of Commerce at Leech-Lake.com.
- Camp Bliss: 48 acres of private natural beauty to explore tucked between three scenic lakes.
- County Road 50 Walking Trail: Eight miles of walking trails along the Shingobee River Valley.
- Heartland Trail: West of Walker is Minnesota’s oldest paved trail, with miles of beautiful lakes, forest scenery, wildlife, and flowers. This 49 mile paved multiple-use trail between Park Rapids and Cass Lake is a great trek for biking or hiking. During the winter months, the Heartland Trail offers miles of groomed snowmobile trail riding. Walker is a great stopping point while using this trail.
- Lake Erin Interpretive Trail: Need to stretch your legs? This half-mile walking trail surrounds scenic Lake Erin.
- Mi-Ge-Zi Trail: Enjoy 18 miles of paved non-motorized hiking/biking trails in the Chippewa National Forest along the eastern edge of Cass Lake and Pike Bay.
- North Country National Scenic Trail: Part of the longest continuous footpath in North America, the North Country Trail cuts through the Chippewa National Forest, across Hubbard County, through Itasca State Park, and to the Tamarac National Wildlife NWR.
- Paul Bunyan State Recreational Trail: Built along abandoned rail corridors, these trails are great venues for easy- going exploration. This trail is over 120 miles of paved trail for biking, hiking, and snowmobiling.
- Shingobee Connection Trail: This trail is a conglomeration of three separate trail networks that create the Walker Loop Trail. The Shingobee Connection Trail connects the Heartland Trail from the City of Walker to the Paul Bunyan State Trail that enters the Chippewa National Forest. This trail circles much of the Shingobee Creek watershed which consists of gorgeous forested hills.
- Shingobee Trail: Nestled along the rolling hills of the Shingobee River Valley the area offers 6 miles of trails for hiking, hunting, primitive camping and cross-country skiing. Sliding hills and a weekend warming chalet are also available for winter fun.
- Stony Point Recreation Area Trail: This .82 mile of looped forest road facilitates biking and hiking through the Chippewa National Forest.