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Where Beauty & Nature intersect

Plan your visit to beautiful Park Rapids, Minnesota!


2020.04.30    No Comments

Information is rapidly changing, we are updating our resources EXECUTIVE ORDER 20-86  (Restricting Social Gatherings, Celebrations, and the Hours and Operations of Bars, Restaurants, and Venues to Prevent Further Spread of COVID-19) EXECUTIVE ORDER 20-81 (Mask Mandate) Stay Safe (Individuals & Families  SAFELY RETURNING TO WORK MN DEED GUIDANCE TO SAFELY OPEN MN BUSINESSES BY SECTORS (SALONS, […]


2020.12.30    No Comments

  January 2021 Make your own fun   When we were kids and mom wanted to get us out of her hair, she told us to go outside. Even in winter, we made our own fun. We went sledding, built a snowman, put up a snow fort, played fox and goose in our booted feet. […]

Santa Is Coming To Town

2020.12.07    No Comments

Photo Credit: Julie Westby

Keep the Cheer here this Holiday Season!!

2020.12.02    No Comments

SHOPPING Takeout/curbside

Fishing Report

2020.12.02    No Comments

There is decent walkable ice scattered throughout the Park Rapids area.  Do your research before venturing out as no ice is ever 100% safe!  However, this time of the year we are catching fish just a couple minute walk off of most shorelines. Stick to the shallow weed beds and weed edges where the bluegills, […]


2020.12.01    No Comments

A trip up north may be the cure If you’re restless and feel the need to break out of life’s daily routine or your traditional Christmas may not be working out this year, we’re offering the cure. Head up north and connect with nature.   Until there’s more snow and ice, ,ATV riding, hiking back […]

32nd Annual Heartland Lakes Community Christmas Tree Lighting

2020.11.26    No Comments

  Click here to join us on Facebook Live Click Here to Watch the Downtown Webcam CLICK HERE FOR THE LIVE RADIO STREAM 

Small Business Resources

2020.11.20    No Comments

                                                                                 Gov Walz  Executive Order 21-03 Minnesota’s Stay Safe Plan Updated Executive Order 20-103 Guidance for Restaurant […]

Resources for COVID-19

2020.11.19    No Comments


Fishing Report

2020.11.19    No Comments

As the small shallow lakes freeze I’m leaning towards the big lakes in the Boat Ice under 5” is not a good idea. If your in a Boat concentrate on early ice locations and presentations. Just don’t tell the fish you are in a Boat. Lol. Fish the weed lines for walleyes and suspended panfish. […]

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