Park Rapids, MN

Ever since the first logging camp was established along Portage Lake in the winter of 1881, Park Rapids has been a place of hospitality. Earl Fuller named the area the “Nation’s Vacationland” and the moniker has stuck around all these years. The extra wide streets are relics from the town’s logging past. Now they’re the perfect setting for a day of small town charm.




Events



Feb 11, 2023
Audrey’s Purple Dream Fishing Tournament & Purple Plunge
Audrey’s Purple Dream is dedicated to the memory of Audrey Faye Pidde, a life long resident of Akeley, Minnesota. After a heroic battle against cancer Audrey passed away on March 24th 2005. One of Audrey’s last wishes was to go to Alaska. Audrey had many friends and many family members who helped make the original […]
Mar 17, 2023 - Mar 18, 2023
Menahga St. Urho Day Celebration
Head to Menahga and enjoy a variety of events in celebration of St. Urho, the Finnish Saint who led the grasshoppers out of the grape fields! On Friday, check out the Opening Ceremonies and Crowning of the St. Urho King and Queen. Saturday festivities include a pancake breakfast, horse-drawn wagon rides, Mojakka Feed, the Changing […]

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