In addition to Nelson's resort's 3 scenic miles of private trails see these resources:
- Herriman Lake Trails - This link takes you canoe country, a great resource for hiking in the boundry waters area.
- Vermillion Falls Trail is only 10 miles from Nelson's.
- Crane Lake Vermillion Gorge Hiking Trail is only 7 miles form Nelson's
- Orr Bog Walk is 25 miles
Historical - Industrial
- Kettle Falls Hotel is a beautiful boat ride from Nelson's
- Indian Pictographs Water access from Namaken Narros, Lac La Croix
- Tower Soudan Underground Mine Tours Soudan
- Vince Shute Bear Sanctuary in Orr
- Bird Watching is everywhere! Watch for Eagles, Loons & Great Blue Herons.
- Dear, Bear, Wolf and Moose seen frequently!