Action Sports

Call it adventure sports, action, sports, or extreme sports if you’re looking for adventure than the Brainerd lakes area is a must add to your extreme sport bucket list.

Action sports enthusiasts use Brainerd as their home base when reaching out to several local extreme sport options including scuba diving a standing underwater forest in water filled mine pits that reach up to five hundred feet deep, or driving a race car on the Midwest’s largest speedway.

If those Don’t fit your extreme sports to do list than how about exploring the world class Cuyuna Lakes Mountain Bike Trails that boast a IMBA ride center that is one of only a handful in the world. Adventure sports enthusiasts will find hundreds of miles of Snowmobile trails across frozen lakes and through scenic forest, and of course with over four hundred lakes, rivers, and streams there is always stand up paddle boarding and wakeboarding to create the perfect action sport adventure.

Auto Racing
Brainerd is home to the Midwest's Largest speedway, Brainerd International Speedway and you can add this to your extreme sport bucket list by taking part in the performance driving school where you will drive a real racecar on this exciting speedway.

BMX
BMX, Bicycle Motocross, is axciting and challenging sport for the whole family. Power throught the challenging Obstacles and turns at the Brainerd Lakes Area BMX course located just south of Brainerd.

Mountain Biking
Brainerd is home to miles of scenic off road cycling trails but for those seeking action sports at its best the Cuyuna Lakes Mountain Bike Trails will serve up a memory making adventure. This IMIA Ride Center is one of only a few in the world and it is right here in the heart of Minnesota's lake country.

Scuba Diving
How about scuba diving in abandoned mines that filled up with water and reach up to five hundred feet deep for extreme sports. Explore abandoned mining equipment and standing underwater forests filled with a wide variety of fresh water fish.

Snowmobile
The Brainerd Lakes area is home to hundreds of miles of the best minnesota snowmobile trails that you will find. Wind through scenic forests or race accross our many lakes and rivers.

Stand Up Paddle Surfing
With four hundred plus lakes and rivers to explore Brainerd serves up excellent opportunities for watersports of all kinds including paddle surfing.

Wakeboarding
Waterskiing, wind surfing, wakeboarding all can be done on our many lakes and rivers. Brainerd and Baxter Minnesota offers you centralized access to the entire Brainerd Lakes Area ensuring that your extreme sport adventure will be one to remember.