Crow Wing County—where big-city amenities meet Northwoods comfort.

Minnesota's Favorite Place


Area districts provide high-quality academics, arts, sports, and innovative programs (including STEM) preschool through high school. Central Lakes College provides secondary education opportunities, including liberal arts and sciences and career and technical programs.


Abundant lakes, wooded areas, and trails create a haven for outdoor recreation including cycling, hiking, kayaking, and fishing.


Comprehensive care from experienced providers and specialists—from routine care to innovative surgical procedures, even Level III Trauma Center services.