Gas, snacks, liquor, dinning, picnic shelters, playground, post office, church, ATV & snowmobile trails and repair shop are all available right in Osage with groceries and everything else available in Park Rapid (10 miles) and Detroit Lakes (35 miles).
Straight Lake public beach (0.2 miles), boat landing & fishing pier (0.4 miles), 471.43 acres, maximum depth of 63 feet
Links to Area Recreation Info.
Chambers of Commerce
Activities & Daytrips
Snowmobile & ATVs (class I/II) can be unloaded right at the Osage Schoolhouse with access to an extensive network of trails maintained by the DNR, Forest Riders club, Wolf Lake club, and others.
Scenic Drives along the Lake Country Scenic Byway (which passes right in front of the Osage Schoolhouse) offer year-round scenic views and spectacular fall colors.
Hunt some of the area hunter walker trails.
Bike, Hike, Horseback riding on the Heartland Trail. Bike rentals are available.
Shopping, Resturants, Movies, and more are waiting to be explored in Park Rapids.
Hike part of the North Country National Scenic Trail which already has more miles of trail than the Appalachian Trail.
Family Adventures at Evergreen Gifts & Fun include mini-golf, escape room, mazes, go carts, and more.
Thrill Seekers find adventure with high ropes, zip lines, power plung, etc. at the Character Callenge Course.
Nature Lovers will find abundant wildlife in Tamarac National Wildlife Refuge, a unique area where the tallgrass prairie, northern hardwoods, and boreal forest meet.
Walk Across the Mighty Mississippi in Itasca State Park where it begins its winding journey to the Gulf of Mexico.
Downhill, Nordic, Cross Country Skiing, Snow Tubing, and Mountain Biking await you at Detroit Mountain. Rentals available.
Trails & Byways
Osage and the surrounding area provides many places to hike, bike, hunt, fish, swim, ATV, snowmobile, and much more.
Parks, Forests, Refuges
Of course it's possible you will find the Osage Schoolhouse so comfortable, that you won't want to venture out at all.
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