Lake Country Scenic Byway

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Rates

  • Lodging packages and hot deals available at www.parkrapids.com;www.visitdetroitlakes.com;www.leech-lake.com

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Directions

  • Hwy 34 E from Detroit Lakes to Walker. Hwy 71 N from Park Rapids to Itasca State Park

Other Date Information

  • Visitor Center located on Hwy 71 South in Park RapidsOpen 24/7

Green Practices

  • Desc of Green Practices in Place: Park Rapids Lakes are is a Green Region. Most of our Resorts, Motels, B&B's,restaurants and businesses use green practices as does Itasca State Park, Tamarac National Wildlife refuge and the Chippewa National Forest.
  • Waste Reduction/Reuse/Recycling
  • Water Conservation/Wastewater Mgmt Plan
  • Energy Efficiency/Conservation
  • Air Quality Improvements
  • Eco-Friendly Landscape/Facility Design
  • Transportation-Related Policies or Programs
  • Eco-Friendly Purchasing Practices
  • Organic or Local Food & Beverage Choices

Attraction Attributes

  • Accessible to Disabled
  • Can Accommodate Groups of 45 or more

Length

  • 88 miles

Route

  • Hwy. 34 between Detroit Lakes and Walker, and a spur north from Park Rapids to Itasca State Park on Hwy. 71.

Scenery

  • Pine-hardwood forest and numerous lakes, interspersed with meadows and farmland.

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