Where Beauty & Nature intersect

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 […]

November 2012, A MonthTo GIve Thanks

November 2012 A month of giving thanks It’s common these days to see large flocks of wild turkeys along highways and back roads. The awkward birds are relatively new inhabitants of the landscape and seem to be thriving. Seeing them reminds us Thanksgiving is just ahead and we have much for which to be thankful. […]

October 2012 Fantastic fall days As the busy pace of summer traffic on lakes and byways has slowed and the fall harvest is winding down, the north woods grow quieter. On a walk, the only sounds you hear are the crunch of leaves and pine needles underfoot, the occasional chatter of squirrels putting away food […]

July 2012 Fun, Festivals, Fair and Festivities

July 2012 July brings festivities, fair, festivals and fun Fantastic fireworks, the county fair, 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. 4th of […]

May – Spring Unfolds Across the Northwoods

Spring unfolds across the north woods Mother Nature has delivered enough rain to freshen the landscape. Pink and white blossoms have emerged on wild plum, chokecherry and crab apple trees. Lakes have turned icy blue and reflect the yellow-green of deciduous trees along their shores. The loons are calling. Fishing opener – May 12 this […]

Park Rapids Selected as Site for the 2013 Governors Fishing Opener

Park Rapids Announced as the site of the 2013 Governor’s Fishing Opener! Explore Minnesota Tourism State of Minnesota Contact: Jill Boldenow, 651-757-1862, jill.boldenow@state.mn.us FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE May 12, 2012 Park Rapids To Host 2013 Minnesota Governor’s Fishing Opener Next year’s 66th annual Governor’s Fishing Opener, May 10-11, 2013, will be held in the Park Rapids […]

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