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Where the Mighty
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Deep in the Northwoods of Minnesota lies the Heartland Lakes – an amazing area from Osage to Akeley and Itasca State Park to Menahga, including Park Rapids, Nevis, Dorset, Lake George, Laporte and everywhere else in between. When you visit Heartland Lakes, you connect with nature, family, and tradition.

AKELEY

MENAHGA

OSAGE

NEVIS

DORSET

ITASCA STATE PARK

LAKE GEORGE


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Experience downtown shopping, one-of-a-kind festivals, authentic food and beverage options, and extraordinary access to outdoor recreation. So whether you’re seeking inspiration, peace, or adventure, find your source with Heartland Lakes’ special trip planner.




Year Round Fun


Each of the four seasons presents unique opportunities to embrace nature, enjoy favorite activities, and observe wildlife in their scenic habitat. From hiking, biking, and lake life to snow shoeing and skiing, explore the numerous ways to quiet your mind and rejuvenate your soul.

300+

LAKES

500+

MILES OF TRAILS
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