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Golf Guide: Kendahl Miniature Golf

Kendahl Miniature Golf in Cloquet is in its 56th year of providing generations of families an enjoyable outdoor experience. A third generation of the Erickson family operates the Cloquet landmark.

They are open 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. daily, weather permitting, at 812 Sunnyside Drive. The price for 18 holes is $6 for adults and $5 for ages 12 and under. Ask about group reservations and rates by calling 218-879-3314.

"I get a kick out of it that some Duluth residents call it their Cloquet summer bucket list ... coming to Gordy's for a burger and playing a round of mini golf at Kendahl's," owner Bill Erickson said.

The course features 18 classic miniature golf course holes, including a windmill where players have to time putts to avoid hitting the rotating blades. There is a waterwheel, lighthouse, a large castle, a steamboat, raised holes and bridges along with hidden holes.

Part of what sets Kendahl apart is its longevity. Being in Erickson's extended yard for 55 years means there is plenty of shade provided by mature, beautiful trees. A wealth of other beautiful flora and flowers provide more spots to sit and rest and get in touch with nature.