Where Beauty & Nature intersect

July 2013 Festivals and more bring July fun

Fantastic fireworks, the county fair, community festivals, live music, theater and more fill the July calendar. The Park Rapids Lakes Area celebrates summer like no other place in a setting of crystal clear lakes, beautiful beaches, fresh north woods air and a star-spangled night sky. From the Firecracker Footrace at dawn to the fabulous fireworks […]

June Catch a Memory

When we celebrated the Governor’s Fishing Opener here in May, the activities shed light on the fact that the greater Park Rapids area remains home to nearly 100 family resorts. Resorts, together with other lodging, including motels and bed and breakfast inns, offer visitors an abundance of choices of places to stay and amenities to […]

May 2013 Park Rapids GFO will make history

The Park Rapids Lakes Area Chamber office is buzzing with preparations to host the Governor’s Fishing Opener this month. Two “firsts” for the 66-year-old Minnesota tradition are in store. Thursday media tours have been added to the schedule and Friday’s Community Picnic activities will end with fireworks in Downtown Park Rapids. Dozens of volunteers have […]

March 2013 We have plenty of snow to play in!

March 2013 Plan a week to play the days away Snowmobilers, skiers and landscape lovers have reveled in the snow Mother Nature delivered last month, but it’s time to think spring and plan for the glorious months of summer. Our new Discovery Guide encourages visitors to Catch a Memory, the theme chosen to celebrate the […]

February 2013 Snow’s the Word!

February 2013 Take heart – snow’s the word 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 and cross country ski trails are groomed and ready. Itasca State Park reports […]

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