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November 2011

2011.11.01    No Comments

November 2011 Pleasures change with the seasons Fall has crept across the landscape this year with uncommonly warm days and frost free nights. Clear blue skies heighten the brilliance of gold tamarack needles and colorful leaves linger. Some wildflowers bloomed again, confused by the mild conditions. For many of those fortunate enough to live here […]

October 2011 Fantastic Fall Days in the Park Rapids Lakes Area

2011.09.30    No Comments

October 2011 Fantastic fall days The only word for fall in the north woods right now is fantastic. With leaves turned deep red, golden yellow and bright orange, the sky looks brighter blue than ever and lakes mirror nature’s changing palette. It’s time to hike, bike or simply gaze at the wonder of it all […]

Bring on September

2011.09.02    No Comments

September 2011 Bring on September Mother Nature will soon be washing the northern landscape with fall colors so breathtaking you won’t be able to resist a drive, bike ride or walk to take them all in. Later in the month, we will celebrate the area’s outdoors, arts and cultural resources supported by the Clean Water, […]

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 […]

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