Elbow Lake offers recreation for all seasons.  You will be able to enjoy the 18 hole Tipsinah Mounds Golf Course and the fabulous Tipsinah Mounds Park and Campground located just outside of the city limits.  In winter, there are numerous trails on which to ride snowmobile and these connect with trails in other counties.  Fishing can be enjoyed winter or summer and there are great hunting opportunities as well.  Organized leagues for golf, bowling and softball are also available.


The 18-hole Tipsinah Mounds Golf Course is located east of Elbow Lake on Pomme de Terre Lake.  The course also offers a driving range and putting green.  There are also rentals available along with amenities offered by the clubhouse.  Call (800)660-8642 to reserve your tee time.


Elbow Lake has several parks located with in city limits that offer a variety of recreational opportunities, including softball fields, a volleyball court, tennis courts, an ice skating rink with a warming house, an asphalt walking path, BMX course, skateboard park, playground equipment, picnic shelters, a band shell for summer entertainment and a new 9-hole disc golf course.

The Tipsinah Mounds Campground and park, located 4 miles east of Elbow Lake on Pomme de Terre Lake, offers a public swimming beach, playground equipment, and hiking and nature trails.  Call (218) 685-5114 to reserve your camping weekend.  Another public swimming beach is located at Fairhaven Beach, also on Pomme de Terre Lake.

Summer Rec & Community Education

The Community Education program through WCA Schools offers a variety of classes and sports leagues.  A variety of activities are also offered through youth summer recreation programs.

Grant County Prairie Wind Players

The Grant County Prairie Wind Players are a local theatre group based out of historic Roosevelt Hall in Barrett, 7 miles south of Elbow Lake.  PWP produces several plays and/or musicals each year, providing an opportunity for anyone interest in the theatre to either attend performances or to be involved in creating them.