Year-Round Activities

Park Rapids and the entire Heartland Lakes area has activities year-round. The summers are full of concerts and events right in Downtown Park Rapids and the fall color brings Art Leap and other cultural events. Even winter sees it’s fair share of events with outdoor activities such as ice fishing tournaments and snowmobile racing, bringing people from all over to visit Park Rapids.

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Paint with all the colors of Itasca, Science in Nature

August 16, 2022

Ever look at a plant and think, ‘wow, those colors are neat!’? At an event from 11 a.m.

Junior Naturalist: Waterfowl by the Water

August 16, 2022

Most birds can fly, but can they all swim? Learn about the amazing characteristics of waterfowl and how

Junior Naturalist: Terrific Tree Relay

August 16, 2022

Trees are an important part of Itasca State Park, but identifying them can be tricky. Get some tips