Other Area Communities

Discover Area Communities During Your Minnesota Northwoods Resort Stay

Leech Lake / Walker

The Leech Lake and Walker areas of Minnesota are the gateways to great vacations. Leech Lake, one of Minnesota's largest, is surrounded by many smaller lakes. Fishing, hiking, birding, canoeing, swimming and boating make it fun for the whole family.

Leech Lake is located in the heart of the breathtaking Chippewa National Forest, providing visitors with an abundance of opportunities to observe wildlife. Whatever the season, Walker and Leech lake will become favorite destinations for your family. For more information about Walker and Leech Lake visit Leech Lake - Walker MN Chamber of Commerce.

Park Rapids

Park Rapids, Minnesota is a diverse community of yesterday and today. The area offers whispering northwood pines, exceptionally clean lakes and waters, always good fishing , swimming, excellent golf courses, biking, hiking, skiing, snowmobiling and plenty of modern restaurants and shopping.

A short drive from Park Rapids is the south entrance to Itasca State Park and the headwaters of the grand Mississippi River. Itasca State Park is open year round and offers the best of every season here in Northern Minnesota. Visit Park Rapids and Itasca State Park for the breathtaking beauty of fall foliage, or the icy winter wonderland for exciting skiing and snowmobiling. Summer is the time for fishing, swimming, boating and just lazing around in the sun.

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Grand Rapids

Selected as one of the "100 Best Small Towns in America", Grand Rapids Minnesota is an outdoor paradise. With it's lush northern forests, crystal clear waters and activities for the whole family, Grand Rapids has become one of the states foremost vacation destinations.

Grand Rapids serves as the southern gateway to the Chippewa National Forest where you can venture into the wilderness for hiking, biking, snowmobiling, fishing and hunting. If golf is your hobby, four well-maintained Minnesota golf courses provide championship play.

Grand Rapids is also the birthplace of Judy Garland, born Frances Ethel Gumm, right here in Northern Minnesota. Take an afternoon and visit the historic house where she was born. This house has been restored to it's former 1925 glory. Judy spent 4 1/2 years in this home.

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