Open seasonally for:
River Rentals - kayaks, canoes, tubes with transportation along the Root River - 7 days a week By Appointment
Restaurant - Serving flatbreads and paninis with local ingredients; beer, seltzer, and other cold beverages. Open beginning May 27 through the summer: Friday, Saturday, Sunday and Monday, 11 am - 7 pm.
Shuttle Service for bicyclists or river travelers - Available 7 days a week through the summer months and By Appointment.
A beautiful and well-maintained, mature golf course that opened in 1931 and is nestled in the bluffs of southeastern Minnesota. Ferndale is a 9-hole-Par 36 golf course with cart rentals and practice green. Relax in the clubhouse or on the surrounding deck with a cold beverage and lunch or dinner from the Bar & Grill menu. Open to the Public. Rental of the clubhouse is also an option for your next event.
Family fun for over 150 years, the Fillmore County Fair continues to promote agriculture and the projects of our 4-H community! The Fillmore County Fair has been a family tradition since 1858, and the Fillmore County Agriculture Society has been hosting since 1865. The Fillmore County Fair is a multi-generational event reflecting the values, culture, history, heritage and dreams of all that call Fillmore County their home.
Bowling for family fun! Many open bowl times available. League bowling for men, women, couples and youth. Make bowling reservations for birthdays and other parties. Full service bar and lounge. Pizza and full menu available from The Creamery next door! Nordic Lanes can also be reserved for events and banquets. Visit our Facebook page for updates and entertainment schedules.
The Rushford Historical Society preserves our heritage by restoring and displaying the memorable buildings and artifacts that represent the Rushford area's beginning. Surrounding the site of the original Historic Depot are landmark buildings—jailhouse, one-room school house, small chapel replica and a log home being restored with integrity and authenticity of the time it was used. Investigate and learn how our community got its start.
Thousands of fiction and non-fiction books for all ages, including large print and audio books, magazines, videos/DVDs, and music CDs. Inter-library loans through the regional library system and downloadable books, magazines, movies and more. Computers available for the public. You may even borrow a bicycle through the library's BikeShare Program, in partnership with the Root River Trail Towns.
Vinegar Ridge Recreation Area has six miles of hiking or horseback riding trails and is located along the Root River State Trail with access to 60 miles of paved bicycling. Visitors can also canoe or kayak the Root River State Water Trail within the recreation area.
Eight primitive campsites are available with a cleared area, fire ring, and table. One vault toilet available. All sites on a first-come, first-served basis for a fee. Located 5 miles east of Rushford and 7 miles west of Houston on River Drive. Camping area managed by Beaver Creek Valley State Park.