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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Discover the Ghost Town of Lake Itasca

June 15, 2021

Now a ghost town, in 1903 the community of Lake Itasca revolved around the bustling store built by

Junior Naturalist Program: Owl Detectives

June 16, 2021

Kids, owls have great adaptations or special things about them to help them survive while active at night.

Wildflower Legend, Lore and More! Wildflower Walk

June 17, 2021

Itasca State Park is noted for its diverse plants and animals. Join a naturalist on this walk and