Get acquainted with the Byway at this charming kiosk located at the NE corner of the Jct. of Hwy 371 and CSAH 16 (on the lawn just south of the A-Pine Restaurant parking lot).
The story goes... while logging in the northwoods of Minnesota, Paul Bunyan discovered the A-Pine Restaurant nestled under cenutry old red pines.
The owner invented the machinery to turn, tongue and groove, and notch the logs of his home.
Begun as a farm, the resort started emerging in 1911. For many years the property was both farm and resort.
Specializing in organic poultry, Wild Acres supplies many restaurants with fresh poultry, making weekly deliveries to the Twin Cities and providing poultry to clients as far away as Japan.
The site of a disastrous fire, this 77.5 acre tract was reforested in 1958. On the southside of the road, travelers can drive down the nostalgic dirt trail through the woods.
On the north side, a hiking trail and parking area lend themselves to a longer woods experience. A perfect spot for some photos.
With the damming of the Whitefish Chain in the late 1800’s, several smaller bay areas became easily navigable. The area where Bertha Marina sits is one of those areas.
Is this a large rock or a meteor?
A portion of the grant-in-aid snowmobile trail system parallels CSAH 16.