Meet our Friends Group Partner

Parks & Trails Council of Minnesota is proud to act as the fiscal sponsor for
Friends of Bertram Chain of Lakes Regional Park.

As fiscal sponsor, we partner to advance their cause and provide the tools and building blocks to run a nonprofit, including receiving, holding and administering funds on behalf of the friends group.

Friends of Bertram Chain of Lakes Regional Park

Bertram Lakes park pinpointed on MinnesotaMission

Provide grassroots support for efforts to conserve the Bertram Chain of Lakes as a regional park and recreational area for the public to enjoy, and as an irreplaceable natural and community resource for current and future generations.

Friends Since


7 people with safety vests
Friends organize and volunteer for clean-up events.
Dock and lake
The clear lakes are a star attraction in the park.
Two men planting trees in field
Friends assist in planting native plants in the park.
Group of people on Stand-Up Paddleboards in lake
Paddling is a popular activity in the park.
Mountain bike resting on tree
The park has about 10 miles of single-track mountain bike trails.
lake with lilypads
One of the lakes within the park.

Friends of Bertram Chain of Lakes Regional Park


Runners at the starting line of a 5k/10k

Blazin’ Through Bertram Memorial Run

Sat, Sep 18 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm

September 18, 2021

Scavenger Hunt Banner

2021 Scavenger Hunts

Tue, Jun 1 – Sun, Sep 12 @ All Day

June 1 – September 12, 2021

Mountain bike resting on tree

Bertram Blast Off-Road Triathlon

Sun, Jun 20 @ 6:30 am – 12:30 pm

Sunday, June 20, 2021

MN Scavenger Hunts

Mon, Jun 15 – Tue, Sep 8 @ All Day

Summer 2020
Until Labor Day

kids engaging with rock painting

[[CANCELLED]] Color Me Fall

Sat, Oct 12 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm

October 12, 2019

Friends of Bertram Chain of Lakes Regional Park


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