Great Outdoors

Great Outdoors: Chester Bowl

DULUTH, Minn. -- People recently enjoyed the nicer weather at Chester Bowl to get in some skiing and snowboarding.  FOX 21 photojournalist Mitch Albers has more in this week's Great Outdoors.

Surf's Up On A Wintry Lake Superior

DULUTH, Minn. - Who needs to go to California, Florida, or Hawaii to surf when you can jump in Lake Superior in the middle of the winter? Some brave souls wet-suited up and rode…

Great Outdoors: Spearing on Grand Lake

TWIG, Minn. - Thousands of Minnesotans are hitting the ice this winter for fishing. Many anglers enjoy the traditional form of the sport, but a lot of people prefer spearing. Spearing is a niche…

Great Outdoors: Jay Cooke State Park

CARLTON, Minn. - Located just south of Carlton is one of the prime destinations for northland tourists in the wintertime. "We classic groom about fifteen miles of classic ski trails within the park," Assistant…

Great Outdoors: Outdoor Hockey

DULUTH, Minn. - If you didn't know, hockey in the state of Minnesota is kind of a big deal. We're true Minnesotan's so this is what we do. And tournaments, like the Squirt…

Ringing in the New Year Outdoors in the Northland

DULUTH, Minn. - With most people enjoying the day off of work, some spent the holiday outside. FOX 21 photojournalist Marcus Asmus caught up with outdoor enthusiasts at the Hartley Nature Center in Duluth.

Mini Mushers at the Secret Forest Playschool

DULUTH, Minn. -- Dog sledding was widely used by those traveling from village to village along the north shore and later by mail carriers. One legendary mail carrier in particular, John Beargrease, is still…

Heavy Lake Effect Snow Benefits

IRONWOOD, Mich. -- In this weeks Great Outdoors, Fox 21's Meteorologist Brittney Merlot takes us to the snowbelt that's just finishing digging out of their recent lake effect winter storm. Plows and…

"The Haunt" at Poplar Golf Course

POPLAR, Wisc. --  A small Wisconsin town is now hosting local screams, "The Haunt"! In this week's Great Outdoors Fox 21's Brittney Merlot takes us inside at Poplar Golf Course, to experience…

Enjoy The Multi-Color Vibrant Views Of Fall

CARLTON, Minn. -- In this week’s Great Outdoors, Fox 21’s Meteorologist Brittney Merlot takes on a hike through the fall foliage of Jay Cooke State Park. “The colors seem to be peaking a little faster…

Great Outdoors: Great Lakes Aquarium Camp

DULUTH, Minn. - Protecting Lake Superior from invasive species continues to be an important issue an this week Great Lakes Aquarium is teaching kids how they can help. Kids eight to eleven years…

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