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The Photo Contest is underway. Submit your Fergus Falls and Otter Tail Lakes Country photographs for the chance to win prizes and see your photos published. Submissions due October 10th. See contest rules and applications for details.


Welcome! We're thrilled that Fergus Falls is on your agenda for tourism, business or more long term - for a move! Our slogan “Find Us, Lose Yourself!” challenges and invites you to come to Fergus Falls to rejuvenate yourself. Relax, unwind and enjoy a refreshing environment that will leave you ready to return to everyday life invigorated and ready to go.

The people who live and work here are proud of our community and are always eager to roll out the red carpet for visitors. We think you'll find that the friendly nature of our citizens - together with tremendous community assets - will leave you with a fabulous experience. Fergus Falls is located only 2½ hours northwest of Minneapolis-Saint Paul, and an hour southeast of Fargo Moorhead. We're right off I-94 with five exits into our thriving community.

Fergus Falls has wonderful museums, historic buildings, a performing arts center that brings a wide range of programs, shopping - from national chain stores to boutiques and antiques, a nature learning center, world-class horse arena and fabulous biking/walking/snowmobiling trails. Our location as an anchor to the Pine to Prairie Birding Trail and Otter Trail Scenic Byway have people flocking to see what the buzz is about. Don't forget about our lakes. Over 1,000 lakes in the area call people to fish, boat, ski and relax.

See you Soon!