Getting to Brainerd
Coming from the Twin Cities.
Take US Highway 10 westbound. Exit Right on MN 371 just north of Little Falls. Stay on MN 371 for 33 miles.
Coming from Fargo.
Take US Highway 10 eastbound. Turn left on MN 210 at the signal in Motley. Turn left on MN 371 at the signal in Baxter. Stay on MN 371 for 9 miles.
Coming from the Duluth.
Take Interstate 35 South. Exit Right on MN 210 south of Cloquet. Travel 94 miles, turn right on MN 371 at the signal in Baxter. Stay on MN 371 for 9 miles.
Coming from the Bemidji.
Take US-2 E and take MN-371 S to Brainerd.
Driving to the Extravaganza
We recommend using our FREE transportation services. We offer two parking lots and free shuttle service starting at 8 a.m. and running until the very last contestant is off the ice.
If you are coming from the North we have a parking lot just off of County Rd 77, at the Schaefer’s intersection.
If you are coming from the South park, for free, at Brainerd International Raceway.
Grand View Lodge has their very own guests-only hospitality tent at center ice with an Ice Fishing Extravaganza package.
Visit Brainerd is providing a free shuttle bus to and from the ice to hotels in Brainerd and Baxter. Check with your front desk.
Cragun’s Resort on Gull Lake also has a special Ice Fishing Extravaganza package.