- The list below includes 18 free or cheap things to do in or near Park Rapids, Minnesota, including 28 different types of inexpensive activities like Ziplines, Family Fun Center, Movie Theaters and Art Museum.
- From Itasca State Park-Park Headquarters to Two Inlets Lake, there are a variety of budget-friendly attractions in Park Rapids and in nearby cities within 25 miles like Lake Itasca and Walker.
Hosting a variety of local vendors, Shady Hollow Flea Market provides an area for visitors to shop for produce, crafts, and antiques on Saturdays and Sundays. The flea market has a cafe that serves pizza and burgers.
Gallery Raedeke showcases the wildlife art of painter Jerry Raedeke, who has been painting wilderness and wildlife scenes since childhood. The gallery features a variety of paintings that capture particular moments and moods.
Beautiful Gull Lake in Brainerd, Minnesota spans over 9947 feet. It is popular among anglers, who visit the lake to catch Largemouth Bass, Dogfish, Crappie, Sunfish, Common Carp, Walleye, Bullhead and many other species.