• Stay Safe in Lanesboro
    COVID-19 Latest Updates for Visitors | May 18, 2020

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  • Dear Visitor:

    When you are ready, we want to welcome you to visit Lanesboro for all the reasons you love our little gem of a town: biking, canoeing, kayaking, dining, shopping, relaxing, and so much more.

    In order to welcome you back or for the first time, our business owners and operators have been working hard for months to develop new business plans, procedures and safety measures.

    When you see the "Stay Safe in Lanesboro" badge, you know the business has adopted and implemented a Preparedness Plan » and practices what their plan states, such as cleaning and disinfecting, mask use, social distancing and more. Businesses are in compliance of the State of Minnesota Orders; following the cleaning and disinfecting recommendations of the Minnesota Department of Health and the Centers for Disease Control, as well as various lodging and retail association guidelines.

    This badge is a recognition of collaboration among businesses in Lanesboro to put the health and safety of you, our staff, and our community members first.

    We ask you to also follow your own preparedness plan by not traveling if you are sick, washing your hands frequently, wearing a mask while in close contact with others, and remembering to physically distance yourself from others. Rest assured, your safety is of the utmost importance to us. By working together, we can strive to prioritize the health of everyone that lives and visits the heart of bluff country, Lanesboro.

  • Lanesboro Area Chamber of Commerce has compiled a list of resources below that will keep you up to date on the happenings in Lanesboro*:

    • We encourage everyone to be proactive, exercise an abundance of caution, and heed the advice of medical professionals at the Minnesota Department of Health and the Centers for Disease Control - if, during the #StaySafeMN timeframe, you'll visit Lanesboro, here are few points to know and keep in mind:
    • The Office of Lanesboro Area Chamber of Commerce and Visitor Center will be closed TO PUBLIC until further notice to ensure the safety and well-being of our staff, community members, and visitors. Please call our office at 507-467-2696 with questions and thank you for your understanding.

    • [May 4, 2020] -- The City of Lanesboro Council has recommended to reopen public access to:
      • bathrooms at the Visitor Center and Campground (one portable bathroom will remain at the BASS POND); 
      • public spaces: bathrooms, basketball courts, tennis courts, ballfield, and playground equipment;

    • Public access to other City facilities including bathrooms with showers will remain closed until further notice

    • The Sylvan Park Campground reopening will be contingent upon Governor Walz order lifting the restriction on campgrounds offering individual campsites; The Lanesboro City Council will continue to monitor the situation and address it as things continue to change.

    • Lanesboro Riverview Campground will be closed for the 2020 season: Riverview Campground will not be available due to the construction project happing at the Lanesboro Dam. Additionally the Lanesboro Dam Parking Lot will also be closed and unavailable during the construction process.

    • Curbside Dining™ - check who offers takeout and support Lanesboro Small Business »

    • Convenient and handy are our digital publications:

    For Lanesboro Community and Local Businesses:

    * Please note things are changing on a daily basis - for the most accurate information contact individual business.