Scoops Ice Cream Parlor Opening Spring 2024

Scoops Ice Cream Warroad, MN

I scream, you scream! Warroad is getting an ice cream shop and we couldn’t be more excited!

Get ready to step back in time when you visit Scoops Ice Cream Parlors retro-inspired ice cream shop, set to open its doors in the spring of 2024. Reminiscent of the classic ice cream parlors of yesteryear, their shop will be a throwback to childhood memories.

Featuring a nostalgic ambiance, the shop will boast a menu with 20 mouthwatering flavors of hard-served ice cream and 6 delectable options for soft-served ice cream. But that’s not all – indulge in their homemade waffle cones, sip on old-fashioned bottled sodas, and discover even more yummy treats.

Currently undergoing a remodel, the ice cream parlor is nestled between KQ92 and the alley leading to Marvin Home Center along Lake Street. Feel free to take a peek through the windows as they transform the space into a vintage haven. The Scoops team has scoured far and wide to acquire furniture and equipment from ice cream shops of the past, ensuring that 50’s vibe.

This spring, create new family memories while reliving the charm of days gone by all while enjoying a delicious treat.

Follow their journey on social media.

Scoops Ice Cream Warroad, MN

MN Fishing Opener 2024

Fishing Opener Warroad

While the Governor of Minnesota casts his line in St. Paul’s Lake Pepin for MN Fishing Opener 2024, we invite you to discover the serene beauty of Lake of the Woods in Warroad. Here, amidst the pristine waters and unspoiled wilderness, awaits an angler’s paradise unlike any other.

Experience Unmatched Hospitality

In Warroad, hospitality isn’t just a service—it’s a way of life. Whether you’re seeking cozy accommodations or expert guidance on the best fishing spots, our community is ready to welcome you with open arms. Consider lodging at The Can Am Inn, Doc’s Harbor Inn, The Patch, or the Hampton Inn Warroad for a comfortable retreat after a day of reeling in the big catch.

Expert Guidance or Solo Exploration? You Decide

For those seeking a helping hand in navigating the waters, both Springsteel Resort and Arnesen’s Resort offer expert guides who know the ins and outs of Lake of the Woods like the back of their hands. These resorts not only provide top-notch accommodations but also ensure that your fishing expedition is nothing short of spectacular.

However, if you prefer to chart your own course, fear not—Warroad offers ample opportunities for solo adventurers as well. Launch your boat from “The Point” in Warroad, where locals gather to embark on their fishing adventures. Alternatively, explore KakayGeesick Bay with a launch near 7 Clans Casino, or utilize public boat access points at Springsteel Resort and Warroad Estates. The possibilities are endless, and the choice is yours.

Discover the Allure of Lake of the Woods

Lake of the Woods isn’t just any fishing destination—it’s a legendary playground for anglers seeking trophy-sized catches and breathtaking scenery. With its vast expanse of water teeming with walleye, northern pike, and more, every cast promises the potential for an unforgettable experience. Whether you’re a seasoned angler or a novice enthusiast, the thrill of the catch awaits you for MN Fishing Opener 2024.

Plan Your Fishing Escape

As the 2024 Fishing Opener draws near, pack your gear, gather your fellow anglers, and set your sights northward to Warroad. With its welcoming community and unparalleled fishing opportunities, it’s time to make this year’s opener an adventure to remember.

Join us on Saturday, May 11th as we cast our lines and create memories that will last a lifetime. 

For more information on lodging, fishing guides, and activities, click below and start planning your getaway today.

Spring Birding

spring birding warroad

In Warroad, the arrival of spring is not just marked by the thawing of ice, but by the return of our feathered friends.

From the majestic honking of geese reclaiming their nesting grounds to the cheerful melodies of migratory birds filling the air, the landscape comes alive with the vibrant energy of renewal. Even amid lingering ice, the resilient spirit of nature prevails as geese gracefully navigate icy rivers and wander through yards, signaling the changing of the seasons.

Birding enthusiasts come from all over the country to Warroad to complete their birding checklists.  The Lake of the Woods shoreline is easily scanned from atop the observation tower or the drive up nature viewing area located on the north side of the Warroad Point Park.

The Lake of the Woods area is home to almost 300 species of birds, including

  • Water species such as loons
  • Canadian geese
  • Tundra swans
  • Herons
  • White pelicans
  • Piping plovers
  • Terns
  • Mallards & more

As each day unfolds, the chorus of chirping birds grows richer, echoing the optimism that accompanies the arrival of spring. The sight of a robin, heralding the season’s change, fills hearts with hope and reassurance that winter’s grasp is loosening. Despite an occasional spring snowstorm, the resilience of nature prevails.

While Here, Plan a Spring Ride

With scenic trails and expansive landscapes awaiting exploration, there’s no better time to dust off your gear and hit the open road. Whether you’re a seasoned rider or a novice enthusiast, the allure of spring beckons you to embark on an adventure like no other and offers an opportunity to view ever more birds in nature.

Plan A Spring Getaway Today

As the sights and sounds of spring usher in a new chapter, seize the opportunity to embrace the season’s splendor. From the tranquil beauty of nature’s revival to the thrill of spring riding, there’s something for everyone to enjoy in Warroad. Join us as we welcome the arrival of spring.

For more information on spring activities, trails, accommodations,  and things to do, explore the navigation menu above. To view other birds you might see while visiting, click below.

Fishing Adventure Awaits on Lake of the Woods

Fishing Adventure Lake of the Woods Warroad

South Carolina-based anglers Katie Cahn and Kendra Lilley embarked on a journey to the Midwest that will forever etch memories in their hearts and minds, leaving them with a profound appreciation for the beauty of Minnesota and the warmth of its welcoming communities.

With spirits high at the 3:17 minute mark, they ventured to the legendary Lake of the Woods. With a stay at Arneson’s Resort and a fishing charter, they’re ready to catch a trophy walleye or at least dinner. 

Their northern MN journey didn’t start or end with just fishing. They enjoyed a refreshing beverage at the Lake of the Woods Brewery and made a stop at the Northernmost point of the US, the NW Angle.

Click the image below to check out their full journey on Explore MN Tourisms Youtube page.

Looking for a place to stay in Warroad or on Lake of the Woods? We’re sure we have just the right fit for you.

If you’re looking for the convenience of being right in town, we offer several motels and a city campground. Do you want to be closer to the lake? Many of our area resorts are located right on Lake of the Woods. Many resorts offer campgrounds including RV hook-ups, cabins, and trailers. Want to get right out there on the lake? In the winter you can rent sleeper houses or ice fishing cabins and be right in the middle of all the action. The variety of accommodations available offer a wide selection of amenities from the most basic to downright luxurious.