With dozens of lakes nearby, fishermen can find walleye, muskie, northern pike, rainbow trout, large and small mouth bass, crappie, perch, and bluegill. The lakes are also perfect for water sports, like wakeboarding and tubing, or just cruising and relaxing. The area is blessed with pristine forests that offer miles of opportunities for “getting back to nature” on the likes of the Heartland State Trail, which is groomed and available through all four seasons.
For a small town, Park Rapids has a lot going on. A vibrant arts community produces live musical and theatrical performances, along with an active writers group. There are also museums, a variety of dining establishments — even an annual PRCA rodeo and bull riding event. Whether you’re looking for nature or night life, you’re sure to find it in Park Rapids.
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R&D Resort & Campground
800-895-5050 | Visit Website | Email
Located on beautiful Straight Lake just west of Park Rapids, MN. We hope you’ll join us for an unforgettable vacation! Cabins at R&D Resort are clean and up-to-date. All of our cabins have terrific lake views and kitchen and living quarters. Straight Lake is the spring-fed headwaters of the state’s most productive trout stream. It offers northern pike, walleye, crappies, bass and bluegill.
Jolly Fisherman Resort
800-927-2262 | Visit Website | Email
Enjoy the tranquil beauty and simple pleasures of a vacation or relaxing mini-week at the lake. Pack up the family and head out to rediscover all the fun you can have together. At the Jolly Fisherman, our family wants you to have the best vacation possible — spring, summer or fall.
The Wilds Resort & Campground
800-733-3515 | Visit Website | Email
Tucked between Smoky Hills State Forest and Tamarac Wildlife Refuge in Northern Minnesota, The Wilds Resort and Campground is a four-season vacation destination for those seeking adventure, relaxation or something in between. A family resort on the edge of 3,146 acre Shell Lake near Osage, our comfortable cabins are surrounded by 50 acres of tall pines and white birch where a variety of birds and wildlife reside.
800-593-4664 | Visit Website | Email
Nestled in the tall pines of Northern Minnesota, Edgewood Resort is located on the shores of prestigious Long Lake, only 2.5 miles from Park Rapids, Minnesota, known for its stunning lakes, golf courses, restaurants and abounding activities that entertain locals and tourists alike, year around. At Edgewood Resort we offer a wide variety of cabins and so much to see and do, both at the resort and nearby.
Beauty Bay Lodge
218-652-3557 | Visit Website | Email
If you’re looking for the perfect getaway be sure to check out Beauty Bay Lodge in Nevis Minnesota. We have ten lake cabins and are located on the sandy shores of crystal clear Lake Belle Taine. Your vacation here puts you minutes away from bike trails, great fishing lakes, recreational trails, local entertainment and many great local restaurants and coffee shops.
Cedar Shores Lodge & Resort
218-732-4626 | Visit Website | Email
Located just 3 miles east of Park Rapids, Minnesota,Cedar Shores Lodge and Resort nestles along the unforgettable Long Lake. Named for its 9-mile length, Long Lake has depths of over 135 feet with great fishing structures including rock piles, clay banks and sand bars. Spring fed, it yields an all around variety of catches: Walleye, Northern Pike, Bass, Sunfish and Crappies. One of its major attributes is its connection to Mud Lake, just north, where thousands of Long Lake fish spawn.
Pine Park Resort
218-732-4857 | Visit Website | Email
Park Rapids Minnesota Resort Cabins on Island Lake. We are a family-owned and operated Park Rapids Minnesota Resort on Island Lake — Pine Park Resort! You’ll find us nestled in the pines of northern Minnesota on lovely 491-acre Island Lake near Park Rapids. Established in 1920, we’re proud to say that our family resort has been serving the area for more than 90 years.
218-547-4004 | Visit Website | Email
Camp Bliss is an incredible retreat center in northern Minnesota. Nestled on 48 acres of stately pines between 3 scenic lakes, Camp Bliss is available for your special occasions, vacations, conferences, and weddings. Our lodging options, accessible for all abilities, offer a variety of year-round accommodations and experiences to fill all of your needs. We offer R & R, specialty retreats, and getaways for Veterans and people with disabilities at low or no costs supported by private rentals.
Straight Pines Resort
218-573-3975 | Visit Website | Email
We are located on the north end of Straight Lake in Osage, Minnesota. Straight Pines Resort encompasses nearly the entire North end of Straight Lake. With over 40 acres of tall pines and 2000 feet of shoreline, you never feel overcrowded here. Your fun is our business, fishing is our specialty, and making memories is our purpose.
Eagle Bay Lodge
218-732-3968 | Visit Website | Email
Eagle Bay Lodge is a high quality Minnesota resort, featuring quality accommodations and amenities for the entire family. It is nestled among the tall pines of a long ago logging camp, just 8 miles north of Park Rapids, in the heart of Minnesota’s lake country. Eagle Bay Lodge offers lots of activities to keep you busy while you’re visiting us. In addition to a beautiful shoreline with sandy beaches on Eagle Lake, Eagle Bay Lodge is also adjacent to a distinctive 18-hole executive golf course.
Bert’s Cabins at Itasca State Park
218‑266‑3312 | Visit Website | Email
Bert’s Cabins at Itasca State Park is one mile west of the Mississippi Headwaters on Wilderness Drive. For seventy-nine years Bert’s Cabins has served visitors to Itasca State Park, ranked one of the top five state parks in the U.S. by “Outside Magazine”. We welcome you to vacation at our peaceful and relaxing resort. Nestled in the scenic tall pines are 12 clean, comfortable air conditioned cabins with a heated outdoor pool and at the doorstep to Itasca’s sites, trails, lakes, and nature activities.
Knotty Pines Resort
218-732-5466 | Visit Website | Email
Knotty Pines Resort is a family resort located on the south shore of beautiful Boulder Lake, 4 miles west of Nevis, MN, and 7 1/2 miles east of Park Rapids, MN. We’re located in the heart of Minnesota’s north woods, but just minutes from fantastic restaurants, shops, golf, and a challenge course with zip-line and other adventures.
218-732-4766 | Visit Website | Email
Evergreen Lodge is celebrating sixty-one years of providing families with housekeeping cottages, fun and activities for all. Big Sand Lake is clean, sky-blue and unpolluted. Our beach is drop-off free and a sunbather’s delight. Evergreen Lodge offers a great family resort vacation. Join the experience!
Round Bay Resort
218-732-4880 | Visit Website | Email
Round Bay Resort is located on Third Crow Wing Lake, which is especially noted for its great fishing. You are able to fish First, Second and Fourth Crow Wing Lakes from our resort via the Crow Wing River. Walleye, northern, bluegill, crappie and large mouth bass are in abundant supply. The quiet nature of the famous Crow Wing Chain of Lakes provides ample opportunity for canoeists to observe the loons and eagles that nest here. Our area offers numerous venues and activates for fun for the whole family!
Isle O’ Dreams Lodge
218-699-3232 | Visit Website | Email
This ideal resort setting in Minnesota is truly what dreams are made of! Your family will never forget their vacation at Isle O’Dreams Lodge with its charming collection of cabins located on a unique peninsula offering magnificent views of Bad Axe Lake from almost every window. All of our cabins are ideally situated along 2000 feet of beautiful shoreline. Enjoy our heated swimming pool with a sun lovers patio … the hardest decision you will have to make is choosing between a dip in the swimming pool or jumping into our clean clear lake.
Tamarac Bay Resort
218-847-7096 | Visit Website | Email
Located on Island Lake, Tamarac Bay Resort is a perfect vacation retreat for swimming, boating, fishing and hunting.Our central location between Detroit Lakes and Park Rapids means easy access to shops. Island Lake is a 1,142 acre, spring fed lake, and has a maximum depth of 38 feet. There are several islands, points, bays, and reefs making Island Lake a local walleye destination.
Two Inlets Resort
218-699-3632 | Visit Website | Email
Whether you are looking for a memorable Minnesota family vacation or a great Minnesota fishing experience, we think you’ve found the right place. We are one of the finer Park Rapids, MN resorts located near Itasca State Park, on Two Inlets Lake and in Two Inlets State Forest. We are considered a northern Minnesota resort, so you can get away from it all with just a quick four hour drive from Mpls/St. Paul.
Norway Hills Resort
218-255-0200 | Visit Website | Email
Come enjoy the relaxing comfort of our modern cabins overlooking Big Mantrap Lake, just north of Park Rapids, Minnesota. You will find us nestled among the pine, spruce and birch trees which make up the Paul Bunyan State Forest. See bald eagles soar the sky above and nest near the waters edge. Watch the deer drink from the clear water and the beaver, muskrat and otter stay busy at their summer tasks. The call of the loon will linger in your memory long after you return home.
Smokey Hills Resort
218-573-3497 | Visit Website | Email
Smokey Hills Wilderness Resort and Event Center is an upscale lodging destination for family getaways, family reunions, corporate events, able to accommodate groups up to 160 people with our on-site restaurant and event center. We are conveniently located in northwest Minnesota, 9 miles west of Park Rapids and 25 east of Detroit Lakes on State Hwy 34 near the town of Osage. In this unspoiled landscape you can play, relax, hike, and so much more with friends and family.
Green Valley Resort
218-652-3690 | Visit Website | Email
The Green Valley Resort features rustic-looking cabins with modern conveniences and spectacular lake views. Every cabin comes with a deck, barbecue grill, picnic table, and plenty of “elbow room.” Click on the Great Cabins link for more details. On the legendary 7th Crow Wing Lake. Where you’ll find hog-fat walleyes, vicious northern pike, monster largemouth bass, huge slab crappies, and beautiful red-breasted bluegills. Click on the Super Fishing link for more details.
800-424-0901 | Visit Website | Email
We offer the finest in Minnesota Cabin Rentals and Lake Resort Rentals. We strive to offer you the best in Minnesota Vacation Rentals for your friends and family. All cabins have full kitchens with microwaves, coffee makers, and more. They all have park style grills, all but 8 and 12 have screen porches. All 3 bedroom and larger have dishwashers. We also have a supply of high chairs and cribs available at no charge.
Pleasant Ridge Resort
218-732-5017 | Visit Website | Email
We want to invite you to our little piece of paradise located just three hours north of the Twin Cities. Pleasant Ridge is a small secluded resort nestled on the south-west shore of beautiful Second Crow Wing Lake. We have eight cabins perched on the ridge overlooking the lake. You know you’re in the north woods when you hear the loons singing and the fish splashing while you enjoy your evening campfire in front of your cabin. And in the morning, everybody talks about the sunrise and the reflection that sparkles off the lake.
Bad Medicine Resort & Campground
218-573-3790 | Visit Website | Email
Bad Medicine is the state’s best known Rainbow Trout lake. Each year hundreds of fishermen make the trek in quest of the rainbow. The clear, cool, well-oxygenated waters make good Trout habitat. Bad Medicine Resort is located on the East Side of beautiful Bad Medicine Lake. We are 10 miles West of Itasca State Park along State Highway 113. 17 miles North of Park Rapids on Hwy. 71-turn onto Hwy. 113 for 10 miles, and take East Bad Medicine Road for 2 miles. We are nestled among the many Birch and Pine trees. We are just below the South boundary of Itasca State Park.
Little Norway Resort
218-732-5480 | Visit Website | Email
We are a full – service family resort located just one mile south of Itasca State Park. Please see our handy map for our location. We are nestled on the north shore of Little Mantrap Lake on a quiet peninsula. Little Mantrap is an excellent fishing lake and its crystal clear waters are a nature lover’s delight. Listen to the loons call, watch the sun set with the eagles flying overhead and you’ll soon see why so many families make Little Norway their personal vacation destination.
218-734-2241 | Visit Website | Email
We are located in northwestern Minnesota–20 miles from Itasca State Park, where the mighty Mississippi River begins its 2,340 mile journey to the Gulf of Mexico, and on the northern boundary of the 40,000 acre Tamarac National Wildlife Refuge. Year Round Family Vacation Resort, the Signature Resort of Subaru Factory Team in Minnesota, the home of Dick Beardsley Marathon Running camp, and the venue of the historical Pole Pedal Pant Winter Triathlon.
Bear Paw Resort
218-732-9594 | Visit Website | Email
What does Bear Paw Resort have to offer? We have many fun FREE activities available for all ages here at the Resort such as: tetherball, shuffleboard, horseshoes, several exciting water toys and a huge playground for young children. Step into our new LODGE to enjoy our Snack Bar, serving specialty coffees, baked goods, pizza, ice cream sundaes & cones and more, coin-operated games, ping pong, souvenir shopping, bait & tackle, ice, pop and try out our new Fitness Center.
218-732-8489 | Visit Website | Email
Join us at our Park rapids resort, where your Minnesota family vacation is our priority. Timberlane resort offers deluxe accommodations, cabins and villas, recreation and relaxation is in the best tradition of informality and warm hospitality. Nestled in towering Norway Pines on 1500 feet of shoreline on beautiful Long Lake. Timberlane is the Minnesota vacation get-away spot you have been looking for. Visit Itasca State Park where your family can walk across the Mississippi Headwaters or try a golfing vacation at our Park Rapids golf course the Bears Den!
Breezy Point Resort
218-573-3125 | Visit Website | Email
All eleven cabins are well spaced for privacy and exceptionally clean, quaintly decorated with an up-north flavor, include complete kitchens (microwaves, drip coffee makers, toaster, etc.) decks with Weber gas grill,private docks. A boat or dock space will be provided with the cabin during spring and fall seasons. Quests bring their own towels. All linens are provided.
Royal Starr Resort
218-652-3821 | Visit Website | Email
Royal Starr Resort, located on the 6th Crow Wing Lake between Park Rapids and Nevis, Minnesota is your perfect family vacation destination. If you prefer up north fishing, we have three Crow Wing Lakes to choose from. Unique Family Activities are a favorite among our guests. Our Sunny Beach is a welcome pleasure for everyone! With 13 ‘up north’ flair private, modern, cabins, all on level lake shore grounds, your comfort is of utmost importance. Our goal is to provide you with the best Minnesota Memories ever!
218-732-4639 | Visit Website | Email
Whippoorwill Resort is a wonderful family resort and a fisherman’s paradise! We invite you to come and stay with us and enjoy Minnesota’s spectacular lake country. Nestled among the tall pines on Upper Bottle Lake, the resort is ideally located just 14 miles from Park Rapids and 16 miles from Itasca State Park. Wake each morning to the call of the loon and enjoy your morning coffee on your deck while watching an eagle soar over the water. End your day with a family gathering around the campfire while watching the sun drop behind the horizon.
877-726-7716 | Visit Website | Email
Come swim, fish, or relax in the sun. Resort Content is a small family friendly resort (7 cabins) on the north shore of Lake Belle Taine. Advantages include being within walking distance of Nevis, MN and easy access to the Heartland Bike Trail. Watch the sun rise and set from a cabin on the lake. Hike, bike, ride, or glide the Heartland Trail. Pack your swimming suit, tackle box, golf clubs, and a few good books and make Resort Content your destination.
Crow Wing Crest Lodge
218-652-3111 | Visit Website | Email
Smack dab in the heart of Minnesota ‘s “northwoods” (between Park Rapids, Itasca State Park and Walker, MN, Leech Lake), our 19 cabin family fishing vacation resort invites you to relax, dangit, and have some fun! An authentic Minnesota experience is heading “up north” to vacation with family or friends at a cabin by the lake.
Belle Shores Resort
218-652-3197 | Visit Website | Email
Belle Shores Resort is an ideal family vacation destination. Our resort offers families plenty of ways to stay active, and the freedom to relax. Each lakeside cabin is furnished to maximize your Minnesota retreat. Belle Shores Resort is a fisherman’s paradise. Bass, Northern, Walleye, Bluegill, & Crappie, to name a few… When it comes to anglers, Lake Belle Taine doesn’t disappoint.
800-247-1615 | Visit Website | Email
At Brookside Resort, you enjoy quality time with your family. Whether you’re looking to play or relax, Brookside Resort caters to your needs to give you the best family vacation you’ve ever experienced. We are located on beautiful Two Inlets Lake near the famous Itasca State Park and only fourteen miles from Park Rapids, Minnesota. Our twenty-nine cabins are clean, modern and furnished for housekeeping.
Park Rapids Gateway Resort
612-836-2144 | Visit Website | Email
Rent our cabins for a relaxing week or weekend! Very nice and affordable two bedroom condos on beautiful Island Lake! Book your Northern Minnesota Getaway in Park Rapids! Get on the water of the Potato Lake Chain for a fraction of the price compared to other resorts. You’ll have your own private deck and living space. All essentials included! Awesome private getaway on Island Lake, right next to historic Vacationaire Resort!
Hoot Owl Resort
218-734-2245 | Visit Website | Email
Hoot Owl offers you and your family 12 clean, comfortable lakeside cabins situated between two very secluded lakes. All of our cabins are housekept, which means we furnish all bedding, pots, pans, dishes, and microwaves. Our lodge features an indoor basketball court, ping pong table, board games, pool table, wireless internet and great conversation. During the summer season, we offer activities ranging from adult volleyball, supervised childrens activities, water skiing, and bingo just to name a few.
Whaley’s Resort & Campground
218-573-3610 | Visit Website | Email
At the end of Whaley’s Road, you will find peaceful vacations with privacy, terrific fishing, family fun, well-kept housekeeping cabins, beautiful wooded grounds, access to miles of trails, and a sandy swimming beach, all non-smoking cabins. We offer 14 cabins, 4 villas, satellite TV, microwaves, lodge with snack shop and games, groceries, wireless internet access, gas, and bait. We have boats, motors, and pontoons. We use a tractor to put your boat in and store your trailer out of sight.
Starlight Bay Resort
218-652-3530 | Visit Website | Email
Located on the south shore of beautiful 8th Crow Wing Lake, just south of the quaint town of Nevis, you and your group will find 10 comfy cabins and 21 full hook-up RV sites at Anderson’s Starlight Bay Resort. We have almost twenty acres for you to explore. It is mostly wooded with a trail system that hosts a never ending scavenger hunt and the opportunity to see many species of song birds, turkeys, eagles, deer and other small woodland critters. Several pairs of loons call 8th Crow Wing Lake home!
Twin Lakes Lodge & Resort
218-564-4148 | Visit Website | Email
Our family oriented resort and campground is surrounded by towering oaks, stretched out across 400 feet of level grounds, with a view of the lake from all cabins. Our guests enjoy a wide variety of activities which vary from sun bathing on the sandy beach or reading a book in the shade. For the quests wanting a more active vacation we offer activities like volleyball, horseshoes and water activities including kayaks, canoes, paddle boat and a stand up paddle board.
Half Moon Trail Resort
218-732-3733 | Visit Website | Email
A family owned and operated resort in Park Rapids, Minnesota, just minutes away from Itasca State Park. Personalized care and service by our exceptional staff await your arrival. Our northern Minnesota resort has a heated pool, beautiful sand beach, and lots of kids activities. Our staff strives to create an exciting Minnesota lake vacation where your family will make many timeless memories. We have 19 housekeeping cabins on the lake that are clean, modern, and can accommodate group sizes ranging from small families to large reunions. Spacious grounds feature beautifully manicured gardens, creating the perfect setting for your family to reconnect and unwind from the hustle of everyday life.
Pine Cone Lodge Resort
320-491-6952 | Visit Website | Email
Pine Cone Lodge is located between two lakes, Big Sand Lake, one of the premier recreational and fishing lakes in Hubbard County and all of Minnesota, and Loon (Thomas) Lake, an environmental lake. There is a total of 5-6 acres of land for 2000 feet of lakeshore. Big Sand Lake is a spring fed, sand bottom lake with 600 feet of sandy beach fronting Pine Cone Lodge. It is the best lake for swimming, boating, and fishing for walleye or northern pike.
Fremont’s Point Resort
218-652-3299 | Visit Website | Email
Our secluded peninsula setting offers wilderness tranquility within miles of bays, arms and pine-studded islands of Big Mantrap Lake. Nesting Bald Eagles on an adjacent island and Loons in every bay entertain guests throughout the summer. If your plans include a family vacation or weekend retreat to the Northwoods, we invite you to share the natural beauty of three seasons at Fremont’s Point.
Moore Springs Resort
218-340-2433 | Visit Website | Email
Amid the pines and birches of the Chippewa National Forest, there is a serene spring-fed lake called Howard Lake. This tranquil location is the site of Moore Springs Resort, a family resort that has become a tradition for many vacationers for over 107 years. Today, our commitment is to maintain the family tradition that began so many years ago by providing clean, quality lodging and camping in a quiet family setting.
Fun Ta Boot Resort
218-732-4650 | Visit Website | Email
Join us at Fun Ta Boot Resort in Park Rapids, Minnesota for a fun-filled memorable, relaxing vacation where you can catch the first rays of sun dancing across the water; breathe the clean, fresh air of the north woods; thrill to the experience of catching fish (be it small or trophy size); relax and enjoy the peaceful beauty of Boot Lake; hear the cry of the loon, the splash of the beaver at work, and the sounds of silence echoing through the woods. Thank you for stopping at our web site.
218-652-3536 | Visit Website | Email
In-We-Go Resort is located between Park Rapids and Walker, just south of the small resort community of Nevis. Our cabins are nicely spaced along 1,000 feet of level shoreline on the 8th Crow Wing Lake. You will also have the pleasure of boating to the 9th and 10th Crow Wings via river channels, over ” 7 miles” of scenic waterways.