Where Charm and Community Meets the Beauty of the Outdoors

Perham is a small town situated in the heart of Otter Tail County, Minnesota. Though the city boasts just 3,000 residents, it is a vibrant place to live, full of fun things to do with the family. Because of this strong sense of community, people who live in Perham are happy to tell you all the reasons they love their town.

Always Something to Do in Perham

Otter Tail County boasts 1,100+ lakes, many of which are in Perham. These lakes provide ample fishing, boating and swimming opportunities for outdoor and water enthusiasts. Families also enjoy the regular community events and festivals that take place throughout the year. Stroll downtown and enjoy the shops, restaurants and attractions for people of all ages.

On the weekends, explore one of the local parks or bike trails. If you like a little competition, try bowling at one of the area lanes or hit the links for a round of golf. If that doesn’t provide enough competition for you, enjoy one of the city’s well-loved turtle races during the summer…a tradition since 1978!

If you’re not interested in sports, there are over 20 unique gift and specialty shops in the area. And if you just want to get away from it all, there are 26 family-friendly resorts and campgrounds nearby.

Perham is also home for several large national and even international companies. In fact, many of the products you use regularly are produced in the area. Shearer’s Snacks is proud to have a presence in this charming town, and our team in Perham is proud to make the snacks America loves.

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