Lake Koronis, covers just over 3,000 acres and offers some of the best fishing in the area. An abundance of walleye, bass, northern pike make this one of the premier lakes in central Minnesota..
Beautiful Lake Koronis, with its three islands, is located in southwestern Stearns County in central Minnesota.

Paynesville Area  

  • Antiquing – Many shops to choose from. 
  • Amaze’n Farmyard:  Features Minnesota’s largest permanent maze, giant slide, mini golf, pony rides, and lots of animals you can pet, feed and hold!  There’s also a beautiful gift shop.  
  • BMX Park: A dirt MBX off-road course right in town!
  • Glacier Lakes State Trail: partially paved all the way to Willmar!  
  • Koronis Cinema: Playings two current movies each night.  
  • Koronis Hills Golf Club: A challenging 18 hole, semi-private golf course in a beautiful setting with mature trees, rolling hills and sparkling water.  It features a full driving range and pro shop.
  • Koronis Lanes: A newly remodeled 6-lane bowling alley.  320-243-5094
  • Lake Koronis Recreational Trail:  A safe, non-motorized bike/pedestrian trail that will eventually go completely around Lake Koronis.  This trail connects to the city of Paynesville and the Glacial Lakes State Trail.  
  • Paynesville Area Historical Museum:  The historical society has put together quite an impressive little trip back in time.  A unique thing about this museum is that there is a local timeline of the things that happened here in Paynesville, and along with it is a world events timeline. Many old artifacts and antiques to see, even an authentic school house to tour!
  • Paynesville Public Library:  Open Monday through Saturday.  

Close to Lake Koronis

  • Big Kahuna Fun Park:  2 Go-Kart Tracks, Bumper Boats, Mini-Golf, PowerWheels Course, indoor Arcade.  Located in Spicer.  
  • Little Crow Ski Team:  This incredible group based in New London performs throughout the summer, mostly on Friday nights.  
  • Quarry Cinema:  Several screen theatre located in Cold Spring, featuring wide aisles, rocker recliners and stadium seating.
  • Sibley State Park:  Located outside of New London, this park features Mount Tom for a beautiful view and Lake Andrew in which to swim, fish or boat. Other nature programs also available.