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July 2011 Fun Summer Events

2011.07.06    No Comments

July 2011 Fantastic fireworks, the county fair, festivals, theater and more fill the July calendar. The Park Rapids Lakes Area celebrates summer like no other place and it’s all in a setting of crystal clear lakes, beautiful beaches, fresh northwoods air and star-spangled night sky. The PBR Challenger Tour Bull Ride kicks off the 4th […]

Arts Downtown PR planned June 16

2011.06.16    No Comments

NEWS RELEASE Park Rapids Lakes Area Arts Council Arts Downtown PR planned June 16 The Arts Downtown PR series will continue from 5 to 7 p.m. Thursday, June 16 in downtown Park Rapids. Enjoy Natalie Roy’s stylings on the piano from 5 to 5:30 and 6 to 6:30 p.m. at Bella Caffè, 116 3rd Street […]

Summer is Here – Ready or not!

2011.06.06    No Comments

Summer is here – ready or not Whether you and your family want to play on the water all day or just relax and hang out together, the Park Rapids lakes area is the place to stay this summer. Daylight extends well after 9 p.m. as the summer solstice nears so there is plenty of […]

Summer will be here before we know it!

2011.05.01    No Comments

Summer will be here before we know it! Spring flirts with the north woods but refuses to take hold. Ice left the lakes the last week in April, tulips and other spring flowers are slowly emerging and grass is turning green in patches. Over time, the visible transition of seasons isn’t so unusual, but compared […]

Plan a summer getaway for the whole family

2011.04.04    No Comments

April 2011 Plan a summer getaway for the whole family Spring is a tease, like a bubble we want to grab and hold onto, but just when it seems to be within reach, it slips away. The snow and lake ice will melt though and soon pussy willows will burst from their shells, daffodils will […]

March 2011. Today’s the Day to Plan Your Stay

2011.02.28    No Comments

March 2011 Today’s the day to plan your stay March can be maddeningly unpredictable. One day it can snow a foot and the next may bring sunshine and the promise of spring. So while Mother Nature takes her sweet time with the transition, seize the moment. A sweet blanket of snow still creates the opportunity […]

February 2011 Play To Your Heart’s Desire

2011.01.31    No Comments

February 2011 Play to your heart’s content Play to your heart’s content in the Park Rapids Lakes Area in February. What’s not to love! The days are getting longer, the average temps are rising and hundreds of miles of snowmobile trails are groomed and ready to ride. Our forest and lake trails connect directly to […]

January 2011 Celebrate Winter

2011.01.02    No Comments

January 2011 Celebrate winter The new year begins with as much as 20 inches of fresh snow creating ideal conditions for snowmobiling on hundreds of miles of groomed trails in the Park Rapids area. You’ll find a picture perfect scene anywhere you go. If your New Year’s resolution is to celebrate winter, you’ve come to […]

December 2010, Take time to smell the hot chocolate

2010.11.30    No Comments

December 2010 Take time to smell the hot chocolate Mother Nature decorated the countryside with snow before Thanksgiving, and up north that means the white-frosted ground and trees will stay beautiful all winter. A few more inches of the white stuff will give snowmobilers, cross-country skiers and other outdoor enthusiasts the Christmas gift they want […]

Quiet descends on the north woods. November 2010

2010.11.01    No Comments

November 2010 Quiet descends on the north woods Crisp morning air and smoke curling from chimneys signal the change of seasons. The architecture of bare branches dominates the landscape, but after the leaves drop, hidden vistas of lakes and forests emerge. For many of those fortunate enough to live here year round, the days ahead […]

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