About Itasca County in Northern Minnesota
Itasca Realty Lakes & Homes is located in the beautiful northwoods of Grand Rapids, Minnesota, in Itasca County. You can enjoy its many features that make it a great place to raise a family, start a business, or just retire and enjoy the lakes and seasonal recreation.
Surrounded by lakes, rivers, and forests, the beauty of this area and what it has to offer are sure to fulfill your desires and give you memories that last a lifetime. Many people who come to this part of Minnesota discover they have come at just the right time, whether it is summer, fall, winter, or spring!
The center of Minnesota's beautiful resort and recreation area, Itasca County hosts thousands of tourists annually. Each season brings its own particular beauty to Itasca County. Rivers, lakes, and streams abound with Walleye, Northern Pike, Muskies, Crappie, Jumbo Perch, and other species of fish. Moose, white tailed deer, timber wolves, black bear, fox, ruffed grouse and various waterfowl, plus our state bird, the Loon (shown in Quicktime), thrive in this natural paradise.
The Chippewa National Forest has over 300 miles of canoe trails, 180 miles of hiking and biking trails, and more than 2,000 known historical sites. The Chippewa National Forest is home to the largest breeding population of Bald Eagles in the lower 48 states.
Itasca County is home to Minnesota's premier fishing waters and top-notch resorts. Our many resorts can provide you with your northwoods experience of choice.