• An inaugural ride.
    During Thanksgiving time you cannot escape the turkey. He's on our minds and plates and on our refrigerators as juniors' faithful handprint...

  • Ready to ski the Arboretum
    Home: Brainerd, MN Occupation: Instructor in the Natural Resources Department at Central Lakes College and volunteer ski coach at Brainerd...

  • Each of the three yurts sleeps 5-7.
    The new yurts at the Cuyuna Lakes State Recreation Area are just off Tugger trail in the Yawkey Unit.

  • A wonderful fall day for mountain biking.
    A sunny day with near 70 degree temperatures at the end of October brings lots of mountain bikers to the Cuyuna Lakes mountain bike trails.
  • Home: Eagan, MN Occupation: Photo stylist Seen: Bouldering at Eldon Boulders, soon to be part of Banning State Park. Gear: FiveTen climbing shoes...

  • Shelly Stowman gives a tour.
    Right now, construction crews are clearing brush and moving dirt for new mountain bike trails, but Shelly Stowman’s full attention is focused on...