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Where Beauty & Nature intersect

Plan your visit to beautiful Park Rapids, Minnesota!

LET’S GO (RESOURCES TO RESTART)

2020.04.30    No Comments

Information is rapidly changing, we are updating our resources EXECUTIVE ORDER 20-82 (Safe School Open) EXECUTIVE ORDER 20-81 (Mask Mandate) SAFELY RETURNING TO WORK -CHARTER & LAUNCH BOATS RESOURCES TO RESTART FOR RESORTS -CAMPGROUNDS MN DEED GUIDANCE TO SAFELY OPEN MN BUSINESSES BY SECTORS (SALONS, BARBERS, MOVIES, FITNESS CENTERS, POOLS, AUCTIONS, RECREATIONAL, ETC.) GUIDANCE FOR SAFELY REOPENING RESTAURANTS  & BARS […]

Fishing Report

2020.07.31    No Comments

If your into catching big panfish, then this is your week in the Park Rapids area. The biggest of the sunfish can be found where the walleyes roam. We are catching good numbers of big sunfish in the 15-25 ft range. Sunken islands close to shore that top off in the 15-25 ft. range have been the best. If […]

Find food, fun and fantastic music at August festivals

2020.07.31    No Comments

Sunrises and sunsets continue as bookends for glorious summer days on the water and in the woods.     You can go fishing, take a kayak around the lake, go tubing down a river, pitch a tent under the pines, stay off line for a few days or shop where you don’t have to stand […]

Minnesota Mask Requirements and Details Executive Order 20-81

2020.07.23    No Comments

Below you will find resources and links regarding Governor Walz’s Mask Mandate under Executive Order 20-81.   Additional details and updates can be found at:   parkrapids.com As part of a public mask roll-out, one chamber per county across the state will be receiving masks for distributing.  As part of this roll-out, the Park Rapids Lakes Area […]

Fishing Report

2020.07.23    No Comments

Park Rapids Summer fishing action is in full swing! Largemouth bass are slaying the wacky worms in 5- 10 ft. of water in just about any weed bed. Northern Pike are hunkered down a bit but can easily be caught trolling the deep weed lines with deep diving crankbaits that run about 12-15 ft. deep. […]

LOCAL SCHOOLS RESOURCES

2020.07.17    No Comments

Official Guidance: Schools, Colleges, Universities, and Child Care Guidance for Educational Leaders for the 2020-21 School Year (PDF) – published 7/30/2020 2020-2021 Planning Guide for Schools (PDF version) Guidance for Minnesota Public Schools 2020-21 School Year Planning (PDF version) Guidance for Child Care Programs (PDF version) Guidance for Playgrounds (PDF version) PARK RAPIDS AREA SCHOOLS NEVIS […]

Fishing Report

2020.07.16    No Comments

Mid-summer crappie action continues to be strong Crappies can be found schooled in and around heavy shallow weed beds in the 8-12 ft range. 1/16 oz tube jigs worked along the edges of the weeds about half way down to the bottom or just swimming through the tops of the weeds will produce fish. Mid-day […]

FISHING REPORT

2020.07.02    No Comments

Mid-summer crappie action is in full swing.  Crappies can be found schooled in and around heavy shallow weed beds in the 8-12 ft range.  1/16 oz tube jigs worked along the edges of the weeds about half way down to the bottom or just swimming through the tops of the weeds will produce fish.  Mid-day […]

IMMERSE YOURSELF IN NATURE

2020.07.01    No Comments

The north offers an Immersion school in nature – lakes, forests and trails – and it’s tuition free. We’ve always been here but in this special time, we treasure our resources more than ever. Consider the possibilities for adventures like biking, water skiing, kayaking, tubing, trail riding, grilling fresh caught fish or making s’mores over […]

Fishing Report

2020.06.17    No Comments

Bass, pike , walleye , and panfish are all providing great fishing opportunities throughout the Park Rapids Lakes Area Look for bass along any shoreline cover, under docks, weed beds, or the deep weed line.  White spinnerbaits and black plastic worms are working great in the 6-12 ft. depth ranges. Pike can also be found […]

Fishing Report

2020.06.10    No Comments

The walleye fishing is hot right now throughout the Park Rapids area—especially for the big fish!   They can be caught in the 15-20 ft. range using a variety of bait with a lively minnow like a red tail chub being the best.  Put the minnow on a 1/8-3/16 oz. orange or green jig and […]


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