Surrounded by breathtaking scenery, Peterson, Minnesota calls you to explore historic bluff country by kayak, bike, binocular, auto, snowmobile and on foot. Ever-changing vistas from the Root River Trail, Root River and Scenic Byway Hwy 16 invite you to visit every season. Fish, hunt or just relax in our public square. Our tiny town with a huge park provides friends and families places to camp, picnic, or play--horseshoes, softball, and volleyball. Perfect for a family reunion. Don't miss the Peterson Station Museum and Peterson State Fish Hatchery while you stay at one of our lovely inns!
Peterson City Park and RV Campground
Ten site RV Campground on bike trail. Full water, sewer, and electric hookups. Fire rings, picnic tables. Wood for sale. $25/night.
Peterson Station Museum & Visitor Center
228 Mill Street, Peterson, MN, PO Box 233
507-875-2415 or 507-875-2267
Founded in 1974. Explore historical memorabilia, photographs, and a genealogy center for visitors looking for Norwegian ancestors.
Annual Gammel Dag (Good Old Days) Festival
June 15-17, 2012
2012 marks the 31st annual celebration! Many new events/vendors including Norwegian artisans. Details on petersonmn.org website.
Taste of the Trail – September 8th, 2012
Celebrate farm life and wildlife surrounding Peterson. Join us for our second annual celebration. Description petersonmn.org website
Root River Access
Rent canoes, kayaks, tubes and enter/exit river from Peterson access. Shuttle service available.
Grace Lutheran Church welcomes you to Sunday Worship at 9:00 a.m. followed by Sunday School at 10:15 a.m. Coffee Fellowship follows church every Sunday. Visitors are welcome!
Root River and Harmony-Preston Valley State Trails
Sixty miles of paved trails offer spectacular views. Peterson is located on trail.
The Peterson American Legion
Daily Specials Hours: Monday thru Friday, 4:00 p.m. - Close; Saturday and Sunday, 2:00 p.m. - Close
Relax in the cool, pleasant Peterson American Legion Club in downtown Peterson.
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