Right now more than ever it is important that we seek outdoor recreation opportunities. In Grand Rapids you will find an abundance of Parks & Forest land to enjoy – over 1 million acres that are public accessible to hike, bike, snowshoe, cross country ski, hunt, fish, and snowmobile. Nature’s beauty awaits in the towering pines, diverse wetlands and pristine waters of Grand Rapids Area Parks, like the Chippewa National Forest. Take a scenic drive and discover mixed forests, tamarack bogs, old mine reclaimed areas, a few rolling hills and a view vistas and many lake overlooks. Click on the below squares for more information about these many nature areas of Parks and Forest in the Grand Rapids, MN area.