Fergus Falls is located in the West Central Minnesota lakes country, near the Red River Valley. We are approximately 180 miles northwest of Minneapolis, 25 miles east of the North Dakota border of Breckenridge and Wahpeton and 55 miles from Fargo/Moorhead area.Fergus Falls has five exits off of I-94. Rich rolling farmland, wooded hills and over 1,000 lakes combine to make both agriculture and tourism valued industries in Otter Tail County.
We’re thrilled that Fergus Falls is on your agenda for tourism, business or a move! Our slogan “Find Us, Lose Yourself!” challenges and invites you to come to Fergus Falls. Relax, unwind and enjoy a refreshing environment that will leave you ready to return to everyday life invigorated and ready to go. This is a family favorite when it comes to Minnesota vacation destinations.
The people who live and work here are proud of our community and are always eager to roll out the red carpet for visitors. We think you’ll find that the friendly nature of our citizens — together with tremendous community assets — will leave you with a fabulous experience. Fergus Falls is located only 2½ hours NW of Minneapolis-Saint Paul and an hour southeast of Fargo-Moorhead. We’re right off I-94 with five exits into our thriving community.