- Minnesota DNR homepage
Everything you ever wanted to know about the Department of Natural Resources.
- Minnesota DNR state park listing
Count how many state parks you’ve visited. Get ideas for that next Outwoods event you’d like to lead!
- Three Rivers Park District
Formerly Hennepin Parks, a natural resources-based park system located in the suburban Minneapolis/St. Paul metro area that manages more than 27,000 acres of park reserves, regional parks, regional trails and special-use facilities.
Local Clubs or Groups with Recreation Opportunities
To foster and coordinate local, national and international amateur competition, to promote sportsmanlike conduct, and to provide positive social activities for the gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender communities and their allies.
- Kekekabic Trail Club
Dedicated to preserving and maintaining backpacking trails of the Superior National Forest and Boundary Waters Canoe Area.
- Minnesota Aids Trek
Two Great Days – One Noble Mission. A 1 or 2 day 100% volunteer supported, bicycle trek benefiting people affected by HIV / AIDS. Be part of the cure!
- Minnesota Canoe Association
Fancy yourself a voyageur? This is a great group to get to know. There are several different chapters that include canoeing, boat-building, white-water and sea kayaking. They paddle, at least, once a month, every month.
- Minnesota Kite Society
- Minnesota Orienteering Club
Having trouble finding your way? Learn land navigation from a very active club.
- Twin Cities Gay Hockey Association
- Twin Cities Gay Softball League
- Unity Basketball League
One of the few fully co-recreational gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender basketball leagues in the country! The purpose of the Unity Basketball League is to promote unity through the sport of basketball.
- Aliveness Project
Community center located in South Minneapolis that provides services and programs to the HIV/AIDS community.
- Bi Minnesota
- BECAUSE 2008– Midwest Council on Bisexualtity
- Faith Family Fairness Alliance
Expressing our Faith, Choosing our Families, Calling for Fairness.
committed to creating community among GLBTQ Jews, their allies, and the communities that surround them.
- Lavender Magazine
Local news, columnists, a little gossip, and a calendar of events.
- Minneapolis Movie Bears
- Minnesota AIDS Project
- Minnesota Aids Trek
- Minnesota Red Ribbon Ride
- OutFront Minnesota
- Quatrefoil Library
Twin Cities’ GLBT library.
- Q Minnesota
Monthly magazine for the Minnesota and Midsest GLBT community.
- Quotient Group
Twin Cities Based Pomotional group that deals with the arts end other events.
- Twin Cities Gay Men’s Chorus
- Twin Cities Pride
- Twin Cities Pride Alive
A program of the Minnesota AIDS Project.
Other Links of Interest
- International Gay and Lesbian Outdoor Organization
- Gay Outdoors
- Gay Sports
- Superior Coastal Sports
Formerly Cascade Kayaks
Kayak trips, rentals, sales, equipment, advice and good company. John has always treated us great when we go on trips or make purchases. Located in Grand Marais, MN right on Lake Superior.
Clubs Outside the Area
- Adventuring (Washington DC)
- Chiltern Mountain Club
- Milwaukee GAMMA
An organization for the GLBT communities of southeastern Wisconsin since 1978.
- Out and Out Club (Toronto)
- SAGA – San Francisco Bay Area Ski & Snowboard Club
- San Francisco Hiking Club
A large GL outdoor recreation club in New York.