Mabel is central to so many things to do!
Norwegian Ridge – Caledonia
The Norwegian Ridge Birding and Nature Trail is open all year; hike in the summer and snowshoe in the winter. Visit Website
Harmony/Preston Valley State Trail – Harmony
The paved Harmony-Preston Valley State Trail is a beautiful 18-mile multiple use trail that connects the communities of Harmony and Preston with the 42-mile Root River State Trail. In the summer the trail is used mainly for hiking, biking and in-line skating. Visit Website
Ma Cal Grove Golf Club – Caledonia
Ma Cal Grove Golf Club is nestled in the bluffs of Southeastern Minnesota. We are a par 36 course offering nine challenging holes of golf with a driving range, chipping green and putting green available for those who wish to sharpen their game. Visit Website
Harmony Golf Club – Harmony
Harmony Golf Club is located on the east edge of Harmony, Minnesota. The par 36, 9-hole course of 2,904 yards is challenging and fun for all. Visit Website
Spring Grove Aquatics Center – Spring Grove
The Spring Grove Family Swim Center is open to all ages June through August and features zero-depth entry, drop slides, flumes, a toddler slide, diving boards, relaxation areas with umbrellas and fun. Visit Website
Southeast Minnesota and Northeast Iowa are great for deer, pheasant, turkey and more. Visit the Minnesota DNR website or Iowa DNR website for more information.
There are many streams and rivers to get some fishing in to catch some great trout, walleye, bass and more. Visit the Minnesota DNR website or Iowa DNR website for more information.
Canoe, Kayak, and Tube
Both the Upper Iowa River and the Root River offer a great experience to get your canoe, tube or kayak out on.
Ye Olde Opera House – Spring Grove
Ye Olde Opera House was founded in 1978 when a group of dedicated citizens decided that they should put on a show. With virtually no money, a lot of determination, and an old barn they produced their first summer musical. Since then, lovers of the theater have been getting together every summer and against all odds put on one great show after another. In addition to the well-known summer musical, Ye Olde Opera House also produces several shows every year in their main street location, bringing the joy of live theater to audiences young and old from near and far
Commonweal Theatre – Lanesboro
Since 1989 the Commonweal has been the region’s premier professional theater
company. With a rotating repertory of comedies, dramas, musicals, classics
and contemporary plays, the Commonweal has something for everyone.
Spring Grove Cinema – Spring Grove
JEM Theatre – Harmony
MAAD Alley LLC – Caledonia
Mabel Flower and Gifts – Mabel
Flower and gift shop.
Evangeline’s / Krazy Kwiltz – Mabel
Offers a mix of new, vintage & antique merchandise, handmade / hand sewn along with reinvented items!
Yah Sure You Betcha Shoppe – Spring Grove
Retail gift shoppe features unique apparel designs with a blend of snarky Midwestern humor, and a solid nod to the Norwegian heritage of Spring Grove, Minnesota. They also carry a variety of gift items from jewelry to home decor.
The Sugar Shack – Spring Grove
Spring Grove Soda Pop now has a retail location on Main Street! Stop in and check out Spring Grove Soda Pop merchandise and apparel, buy soda by the bottle or the case, check out our old-fashioned candies and novelty items too!
Footwear made in USA by Footskins – Spring Grove
Offering deerskin moccasins, deertan or cowhide leather moccasins, shoes, knee high boots, and sheepskin slippers
Winneshiek Wildberry Winery – Decorah, Iowa
Enjoy a fun, friendly wine experience amidst the beautiful, rolling hills of Northeast Iowa. Winneshiek Wildberry Winery is a family owned and operated winery specializing in award winning fruit and Midwestern grape table wine in Decorah Iowa. The winery is located on our 150 year family farm between Decorah Iowa and Mabel Minnesota.
Empty Nest Winery – Waukon, Iowa
Set in beautiful rural Northeast Iowa located between Decorah and Waukon. We make handcrafted wines the old fashioned way by fermenting the whole berries/fruit not just the juice. Our berry wines are just the berries fermented not grape or apple based with just some berries or berry flavor added as many other wineries do. Sample up to 18 different and unique wines in our tasting room
Four Daughters – Spring Valley
Four Daughters Vineyard & Winery is a fully operational winery, cidery, restaurant and event center. Our sprawling estate includes a tasting room and large production areas, as well as a 6 acre vineyard on the property. Nestled in rural Southeastern Minnesota, the winery is now the exclusive home of Four Daughters wines, Sunflake wines and Loon Juice hard cider.
Toppling Goliath Brewing Company – Decorah, Iowa
Toppling Goliath Brewing Company started in May of 2009. Today, brewing on a new high-quality, 4-vessel, 30-barrel system; and packaging on a new state of the art filling line, the demand still outpaces supply, but not our eagerness! Our brews are distributed throughout NE and central Iowa, and SW Wisconsin. A pleasantly quenching California Common lager, refreshingly clean hop forward ales, bold double IPA’s, barrel and wood aged beers and attention-getting imperial stouts have become the foundation of our quest to make big beers In small batches.
Pulpit Rock Brewing – Decorah, Iowa
Built out of an old dairy facility, Pulpit Rock Brewing opened its bay doors during the summer of ’15. Founded by four Luther alumni, fueled by two head-brewers and driven by a small taproom team, this modest brewery embraces the opportunity to produce and serve exciting and innovative beers. With a rotating tap list that balances classic styles, unabashed hop-enthusiasm and adventurous flavor-infusions, we aim to provide our guests with a spectrum of tastes and experiences.
Karst Brewing – Fountain
Three beers available.
RockFilter Distillery – Spring Grove
RockFilter Distillery is the true meaning of farm to table and small-batch craft brewing.