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April Business Member of the Month

Rustic Cabin Decor We’re proud to announce of April Business Member of the Month is Rustic Cabin Decor. Located in downtown Park Rapids, this store has just about everything you need to decorate your house, cabin, or to find the perfect gift for anyone on your list. Check them out for yourself today! Thank you […]

Fishing Report: April 7th, 2022

Ice fishing in the Heartland Lakes area is winding down, but there is still plenty of opportunity to catch fish! Ice thickness is varying greatly from lake to lake and although many lakes have about 20” of ice, vehicle travel is NOT advised! ATV’s and snowmobile’s are still able to get out so long as […]

April Blog

April 2022 Spring is sleeping in Winter keeps tapping the snooze button on spring’s alarm. As soon as patches of grass appear another storm covers the ground with snow, but the clock is ticking. An increase in Bald Eagles hovering around lakes means they’re finding open water and longer days quickly melt new snow. Meanwhile […]

Shrpa Blog Collaboration

We did something fun! Check out our links below for a deeper look inside a fun winter weekend in our beloved Park Rapids area! Afternoon Downtown Shopping and Lunch: https://shrpa.com/itinerary/afternoondowntownshoppingandlunch   Local Brews and Popcorn: https://shrpa.com/itinerary/localbrewsandpopcorn   Winter Fun In Park Rapids: https://shrpa.com/itinerary/winterfuninparkrapids   Adventure The Heartland 200: https://shrpa.com/itinerary/adventuretheheartland200    

Fishing Report 3-1-22

The primary challenge on the lakes within our area is travel. *Some lakes are very slushy while others simply have a large amount of snow. Vehicle travel is only possible on plowed roads. * With the gamefish season coming to a close, anglers in the Heartland Lakes area are on the hunt for crappies, sunfish, […]

March Blog

March 2022 Play in the snow now and plan a return trip this summer     After a string of subzero, bone chilling weeks then a beautiful snowfall at the end of February, anglers, snowmobilers and cross country skiers are doing the Minnesota thing and embracing winter. Walleye, pike and bass fishing season has ended […]

Fishing Report: 1-11-2022

Fishing in the Park Rapids has been good overall with travels conditions improving. Though plowed roads are still easiest, some lakes have solidified to where anglers can travel, even towing a wheel-house, practically anywhere. Yet slushy conditions still exist and can be cumbersome on a number of lakes. Walleye anglers are experiencing moderate action, but […]

February Business Member Of The Month

Park Rapids Lakes Area Chamber of Commerce is proud to present our first ever Business Member of the Month – Lamb Weston/RDO Frozen! They are the #1 potato company in North America and #2 worldwide (for now – we know they’ll be #1 soon!). They provide potato products all over thanks to the help of […]

CHAMBER PARTNERS:

Park Rapids Lakes Area Chamber, a Partner of Explore Minnesota Minnesota Chamber of Commerce Northwoods Bank, Partner of Park Rapids Lakes Area Chamber Citizen's Bank in Park Rapids, MN Park Rapids Downtown Business Association Park Rapids Lakes Area Convention & Visitor's Bureau