Area Information

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.