Thank you for your interest in Fergus Falls. As an outdoor enthusiast our slogan "Find Us, Lose Yourself!" invites you to come to Fergus Falls to rejuvenate. Relax, unwind and enjoy a refreshing environment that will leave you ready to return to everyday life invigorated and ready to go.
Fergus Falls has 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.
We also offer 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
The Central Lakes Trail provides 14' wide paved trails from the trail head in DeLagoon Park 55 miles SE to Osakis. For a longer ride, connect in Osakis to the Lake Wobegon Trail and ride another 46 miles to St. Joseph, MN. Trail maps of both trails are available at the Fergus Falls Chamber of Commerce. To find the trail head in Fergus Falls go into DeLagoon Park, past the baseball fields and into the campground area. There you will find parking, restrooms and trail access. We are in the process of adding new signage there and paving the access route into the park.
The Central Lakes Trail has beautiful scenery with lakes, ponds and old bridges. The trail is the abandoned Burlington Northern Railway corridor. For more on the Central Lakes Trail visit CentralLakesTrail.com.
The people who live and work in Fergus Falls 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.