Parks and Beaches

Brainerd Minnesota and Baxter Minnesota both have an excellent selection of scenic parks and sandy beaches with modern facilities and plenty of green space for picnics, events, weddings, reunions, or to just walk the dogs. All in, near, or withing a short droive of Brainerd and Baxter Minnesota.

Baxter offers Whipple Beach which is accesable by biking trails with a fishing pier, play area, boat landing, and large picnic area attached to a large sandy beach. While Brainerd offers the Lum Park beach in an expansive park setting with the same ammenities as Whipple beach plus a Frisbee Golf course.

This in addition to several other parks offering tennis courts, ice skating, gazebos and much more. All within a quick drive of our Brainerd/Baxter hotels and waterparks.

Fritz Loven Park - Lakeshore - Photo Gallery
Shhh...this is a secret! This beautiful park just a few minutes from Brainerd/Baxter offers a trout stream with Brook trout running through it. It also includes hiking trails, play areas, covered picnic areas, & a sledding hill. This is a local favorite for getting away to a scenic quiete park and offers excellent bird watching.

Gregory Park - Brainerd - Photo Gallery
This beautiful park near downtown Brainerd hosts two tennis courts, play areas, plenty of green space, a gazebo, and a bandstand. The park hosts events throughout the year including the very popular Arts In The Park.

Lum Park & RV Park - Brainerd - Photo Gallery
Lum Park offers a large park with plenty of green space, beach, fishing pier, boat landing, covered picnic areas for small and large groups, play areas, and frisbee golf course. There is also a very nice RV Park here.

Whipple Beach - Baxter - Photo Gallery
Whipple Beach in Baxter MN near Brainerd offers a beautiful large beach area, large grassy shaded picnic area, bathrooms, shower, play area, fishing pier, and boat landing.