The tranquil, small city of Walker is a pretty place with inspiring lake views over Walker Bar on Leech Lake. It's a warm community that attracts tourists for its excellent fishing and fun downtown plus nature trails and year round events.
Fishing in Walker is popular, with boats out on the water dawn til dusk searching for bass, muskie and walleye. You can rent a boat or head down to the town docks to cast a line. The lake is also great for sailing, tubing, water skiing and swimming. The forested shoreline is perfect for camping and bonfires. Hiking is fun on the Paul Bunyan Trail which connects numerous towns in this area, a long walk can take in some of the beautiful natural scenery in this region.
Feeling lucky? Northern Lights Casino is where you can find out, with all the usual slot machines and blackjack tables, it's the place to see a fun show and have dinner too.
Walker is pretty big on festivals, there's the Moondance Jam and Moondance Jammin' Country Fest in the summer, The City of Walker Art Fair in September and the Eeelpout Festival in winter where crowds love to go ice fishing, drink beer and generally celebrate winter time in Minnesota.
Why not brave the cold and come in winter to see how the locals enjoy themselves at the Eelpout Festival?
This climate histogram shows you the weather patterns in Walker. The warmest months in Walker are July and May, when temperatures reach 107 ˚F. The coolest month is December, when temperatures drop to -36 ˚F. The wettest month in Walker is July with 4.1 inches of rain, while the driest month is October with 0.91 inches of rain.
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