Outing, a hidden gem in the heart of Minnesota's lake country, offers a unique blend of serene wilderness and small-town charm. This quaint community, located in Cass County, is a mosaic of sparkling lakes and dense forests. As seasons change, Outing transforms into a winter wonderland, with trails for snowmobiling and quiet spots for ice fishing, making it an all-year-round destination for nature lovers and adventure seekers. Outing represents the heart of northern Minnesota's unspoiled wilderness, a perfect escape from the hustle of city life.

Real Estate Statistics

Average Price $563K
Lowest Price $200K
Highest Price $1.2M
Total Listings 10
Avg. Days On Market 94
Avg. Price/SQFT $431

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Area Information

Outing, nestled in Cass County, Minnesota, is situated along Highway 6, a key route connecting Remer to Crosby. This positioning makes it easily accessible and a gateway to the scenic beauty of Minnesota's lake country. With a population of 510 as per the last census, Outing is a small, close-knit community. It's a 47-minute drive from Brainerd/Baxter, 19 minutes to Remer, MN and 26 minutes to Crosby, MN. 

Community Attractions in Outing, MN 

Land O’ Lakes State ForestThis forest, located in northeastern Cass County, is accessible from Outing by following State Highway 6 for six miles north. It provides a vast natural area for various outdoor activities.

Public Campgrounds - The area around Outing includes public campgrounds like Clint Converse Campground and Day-Use Area, which offers 31 campsites, and Baker and White Oak Lake Campground, known for its access to the Moose River ATV Trail​.

Outdoor RecreationOuting is surrounded by outdoor recreation opportunities such as hiking, cross-country skiing, and mountain biking. Notable areas include the Washburn Lake ski trails and the Moose River ATV Trail​.

Bars and Restaurants 

The Channel Bar & Grill - This establishment is well-regarded for its traditional American and seafood dishes. It's a sports bar that provides a typical "up north" bar food experience, with options like hamburgers and a selection of seafood.

Village Inn Dining Saloon - Situated a quarter mile east of Highway 6 in Outing, the Village Inn Dining Saloon is recognized as one of the best places to eat in the area. It's a typical northern Minnesota bar and restaurant, offering affordable drinks and a welcoming environment for both tourists and locals. They also host entertaining events like a meat raffle to support the local chamber of commerce.

Diner’s Chicken Shack - This is another dining option listed under the Bars & Restaurants section on the Outing Area Chamber of Commerce website, adding to the diversity of culinary choices in the area.

Trails and Parks 

Clint Converse Campground - The campground features 31 "primitive" campsites. These are designed to meet the basic needs of campers, with each site offering a cleared area, a fire ring, and a table. Additionally, the campground provides essential facilities such as vault toilets, garbage cans, and drinking water, ensuring a comfortable yet rustic camping experience

Baker and White Oak Lake CampgroundsThe Baker and White Oak Lake Campgrounds offer a more intimate camping experience with two campsites available. These campgrounds provide great access to the Moose River ATV Trail and are situated in the Land 'O Lakes State Forest. This setting makes them ideal for campers looking for a more secluded and nature-immersed experience. The proximity to the ATV trail also adds to their appeal for those interested in off-road adventures.

Emily-Outing TrailRanging from rocky and hilly to flat and open, beginners and advanced riders alike will enjoy this trail. Many communities along the trail are ATV-friendly, allowing ATV travel within city limits. This trail is provided by Cass County and maintained by the Over the Hills Gang. Please be aware that portions of the trail share the road with vehicle traffic.

Moose River TrailLocated in the Land O' Lakes State Forest, the Moose River Trail follows gently rolling terrain through dense woods and around small lakes and ponds. Much of the trail originated from past logging roads and provides a smooth, relatively flat ride, ideal for both novice and experienced riders. This scenic area is the start of the great pine forests of Northern Minnesota. This trail is provided by Cass County and maintained by the Over the Hills Gang ATV Club.

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