Brainerd MN

Brainerd Minnesota Lakes area is a regional shopping, industrial, and tourism center. There are many nearby resorts that take advantage of the many nearby lakes including Gull Lake. The Mississippi River flows right through Brainerd with five road/highway bridges and one railroad bridge crossing it. There is also the Paul Bunyan Trail, a bowling alley in Brainerd, Movie theater in Baxter, mini golf courses north of Brainerd and golf courses, Paul Bunyan/This old farm east of Brainerd towards Garrison. Brainerd is also home to one of the Central Lakes College campuses. More in General Info and Business Directory.

Brainerd Walk and Wheel event


3rd annual Brainerd Walk and Wheel Event to celebrate making Brainerd more walkable and bikeable. Brainerd City Council Member Sheeler also wished that Crow Wing County (board) would be more involved in making their roads more bikeable and walkable.

Caution for bicyclists / pedestrians on Paul Bunyan trail in Baxter

Update Oct 2 2015: This year's Excelsior road project is comlete
August 25 2015 Update trail is also closed near Walmart and other parts of town due to road construction.
There is NO safe passable way to go all the way through Baxter using just the trail.
Less than a year after the trail was completed it is closed in the city of Baxter.
earlier 2015-06-27
There are a number of construction projects along the Paul Bunyan Trail /Mississippi River Bike Trail (MRT) in Baxter MN that will make traveling more difficult.

trail closed and road construction
trail closed and road construction


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