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The Halstad EDA, along with the Halstad Telephone Company’s Community Cooperation Grant, purchased equipment for a 9-hole disc golf course. The course is located near the Glen Brookshire Boat Landing on the scenic Red River of the North.
The Halstad EDA, along with the Halstad Telephone Company’s Community Cooperation Grant, now has kayaks, paddles and life vests for use on the Red River or Grandin Lake. Please contact Halstad Municipal Utilities 218.456.2128 for more information or to make reservations.
Catfishing on the Red River is always an adventure! This local fisherman caught over 20 in one day. It is an adventure and a challenge to find the local hot spots.
Vintage riders bring their snowmobiles to Halstad each year to gather and show off their classic and often creative snowmobiles. The group rides on the Red River, awards several prize categories and gathers in the warmth of the LRC.
Bring your family or meet your friends at one of our two new city parks! Both parks are complete with updated playground equipment, swings, benches and picnic tables. The East Side park also has a nice shelter to rent with a kitchen. These parks are meticulously maintained by our city personnel and cared for by all that use them.
Public River Access
Take an evening pontoon ride to see the calm and beauty of the Red River using the recently updated Halstad Landing. The public river access is one of the most updated access points to the Red River in our area.
Sign your child up for a summer recreation activity, or visit the Norman County West website for more youth programming and activities.
Twin Cities Volkssports | Halstad Seasonal Volksmarch
TCV is a volunteer-based, non-profit club that organizes non-competitive walk events (as well as a few bike, cross-country ski, and snowshoe events) throughout Minnesota, but focuses primarily in the Twin Cities. We generally have one “traditional event” per month (only available for one day, usually a Saturday), and quite a few Year-Round and Seasonal events that participants can do when convenient. Our walk routes are varied, with trails through parks, city streets, residential areas, and even some indoor walks (malls and skyways during the cold winter months). The events are open to everyone – membership is not required, but there is a small fee to cover our expenses. For more information, please visit the Volkssport Intro or Volkssport Details pages in the About Us menu.
Other recreation activities, facilities and equipment available to the public include:
- Baseball diamond
- Basketball courts
- Creamery Hill (downhill snow sledding)
- Disc Golf Course
- East side park
- Fishing/Ice fishing
- Fitness room
- Football field
- Open gym
- Park Shelter
- Red River of the North / Glen Brookshire Boat Landing – Boating, pontooning, kayaking
- Sand volleyball courts
- Snow shoes available for public use
- Softball diamond
- Tennis courts
- Walking sticks
- Weight room
- West side park