Parks and Recreation

Outdoor recreation is an important part of early childhood development and for a healthy lifestyle as we mature.  Hubbard County Parks and Recreation encourages healthy living by offering multiple opportunities to enjoy the great outdoors.

  • Heartland Park is located in Park Rapids next to the Fish Hook River. The Park has the following amenities: 2 picnic shelters, playground equipment, horseshoe court, tennis/pickleball court, basketball court, softball/baseball field, public access, fishing pier, public swimming beach and restrooms. It also is at the start of the Heartland Trail. The picnic shelters can be reserved for gatherings.  New picnic shelter coming in 2017!!
  • Lake George Community Park is in Lake George on Paine Lake. The park has the following amenities: basketball court, softball/baseball field, playground equipment, bathroom, 3 picnic shelters, public access and swimming beach. The park is maintained by the township. The picnic shelter can be reserved for gatherings.
  • Farris Park is located in Farden Township. The park has the following amenities: softball/baseball field, basketball court, tennis court, bathrooms, 2 picnic shelters and a paved walking trail. This park is maintained by the township. The picnic shelters can be reserved for gatherings.

Hubbard County Parks and Recreation Department also maintains 18 public boat accesses throughout the county and three public beaches at Stony Lake, Fish Hook River, and now on the northeast shores of Garfield Lake near Laporte.

The Agricultural Inspector
The Hubbard County Agricultural Inspector is also within the Parks and Recreation Department. The Inspector is in charge of enforcing the Minnesota Noxious weed law in Hubbard County, as are all township supervisors. If you have noxious weed complaints please call this office.

Greg Hensel
Ag Inspector
Public Works Building
101 Crocus Hill Street
Park Rapids, MN 56470