Everybody needs to get away from it all once in a while and spend some time in the great outdoors. It’s the perfect way to reconnect with yourself, family and friends!

We are nestled in the Smoky Hills State Forest located between Park Rapids and Detroit Lakes. Come explore all our area has to offer.

Jack Pines Resort is minutes from the charming downtown experience of Park Rapids. Unique, small-shop shopping opportunities, great restaurants (some even offering local foods!), and that old-fashioned feeling of small-town life.


Dorset is a popular destination in the Park Rapids Area and is known as the “Restaurant Capital of the World”. Home to both restaurants and shopping, this little “town” is a great place to explore.

Summerhill Adventures

Come enjoy retail shops offering candy, women's apparel, kids' games, family activities, and dining. Summerhill Adventures (opening July 2021) offers a petting zoo, family activities, athletic challenges and more.

Evergreen Gifts & Fun Park

Fun for shoppers and anyone looking to have a good time! Go Karts, Bumper Boats, Miniature Golf, Batting Cages, Laser Tag & Maze, Climbing Wall, Extreme Air Jump, Antique Train Ride, Bouncy House, and more.

Character Challenge Course

This course has a high ropes course, low ropes, obstacle course, and free-falling challenges. Great team building activities for everyone. Team building, family adventure and more.


Since Minnesota boasts more golf courses per capita than any other state, it should be no surprise that courses in the Park Rapids Lakes Area are plentiful. Find your course today!

Arts, Culture & Entertainment

The area is steeped in a rich tradition of the arts, both visual and performance. Experience the arts, culture, and entertainment Park Rapids has to offer.


The Park Rapids area offers fishing lakes that are perfect for your fishing adventure. Muskie, Walleye, Northern Pike, Lake Trout and panfish, such as Blue Gills, Sunnies, Crappies and Perch, populate area lakes and streams. Connect with Go Fish! Guide Service Inc. offering full-service guide trips on your choice of about 75 lakes.

Water Toys Rental

We are here to serve your lake fun in the Park Rapids area of lakes. Delivering to lakes with public access within 20 miles of Park Rapids. Visit the Water Toy Rentals website or call 218-252-4725.

Four seasons of fun! Whatever the weather, the list of things to do in Detroit Lakes doesn’t stop. You will find something for everyone. Visit Detroit Lakes!

Detroit Mountain
Recreation Area

Get your blood pumping...Skiing & Snowboarding, Motorcycling & Snowmobiling, Mountain Biking – Find your adventure today at Detroit Mountain.

Charlie's Ottertail

Tubing on the Ottertail River. Family fun. Take a 2-hour tube ride down the Ottertail River. Book your adventure today down the Ottertail River.

Arts, Culture & Entertainment

Detroit Lakes has its fair share of art and entertainment ranging from theatrical plays to sculptures to its renowned country music festival WE Fest.

North Country National Scenic Trail

The North Country Trail Assoc. develops, maintains, protects and promotes the North Country National Scenic Trail as a premier hiking path across the northern tier of the U.S.

Itasca State Park

Jack Pines Resort is thirty minutes from Itasca State Park, home to the headwaters of the Mississippi River and over 20 miles of paved trails.

Your Adventure Awaits

Come unleash yourself into the great outdoors.

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