HCREDC- Hubbard County, MN - Park Rapids, MN Downtown Improvement Plan


Park Rapids Downtown Revitalization Project

County facts

Park Rapids, Hubbard County, MN

Park Rapids, the county seat of Hubbard County, is located at the intersection of State Highway 34 and US Highway 71. Itasca State Park, the source of the Mississippi River, is 21 miles north of the city. Park Rapids is approximately 200 miles northwest of Minneapolis/St. Paul, 135 miles west of Duluth, and 85 miles east of Fargo, North Dakota.

Park Rapids is regionally known as a quality community with a unique downtown and gateway to Itasca State Park and Mississippi river, and has historically been a significant small regional market at the crossroads of Highway 34 and 71.

The Downtown Task Force, made up of Park Rapids business owners, in conjunction with the City of Park Rapids and Hubbard County Regional Economic Development Commission have put to together a plan to make Downtown Park Rapids a destination for shopping, fine dining and cultural pursuits.

Follow the link to view the proposal: Park Rapids Downtown Renovation Plan (.pdf, 28 MB)

Main Street Beautification Illustration Plan
Main Street Beautification Illustrated Plan
Main Street Lake Block Installation
Installation of the decorative lake block on
Main Street


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