Lake Country Scenic Byway

Explore the Lake Country Scenic Byway traveling through 88 miles of premiere northern Minnesota vacationland. Detroit Lakes east on Highway 34 to Walker, and Park Rapids north on Highway 71 to Itasca State Park features lakes, trees and a bounty of wildlife.

Visit the famous Headwaters of the Mississippi and walk through the towering pines at Itasca State Park, swim in the clean, clear waters of one of the area lakes, enjoy bird watching at its best all 4 seasons. Whatever your interests, Itasca Area Lakes Country is a great place to be! Relax and enjoy and let your family adventure begin.