Area Activities/ Business Listings

The surrounding area offers numerous golf courses, bike trails, a movie theater, a community recreation center, museums, the weekly Perham International Turtle Races, the Turtle Fest in June, the East Otter Tail County Fair in July, plus many antique and specialty shops. There are churches of most denominations, and many places for dining and dancing. Maplewood State Park, Glendalough State Park and Inspiration Peak are not far from Sunset Bay. Also nearby is Minnesota’s first official birding trail, the Pine to Prairie Trail.

Golf Courses

Thumper Pond Golf Course in Ottertail
Perham Lakeside Golf Club in Perham
Balmoral Golf Course in Battle Lake
Wildflower Golf Course in Detroit Lakes


The Comet Theater

146 1st Ave. S., Perham


We also have movies to watch in the Game Room.

Perham Area Community Center

Pools, waterslides, fitness rooms, roller skating & more!
Perham Area Community Center

Bowling & Events Center

The Cactus

Events in Town

Turtle Races – Every Wednesday at 10 a.m. in Perham City Park during June, July & August
Turtle Fest
East Otter Tail County Fair at the Perham Fairgrounds
Things to do Locally
Complete Calendar of Events

Local Business Directory