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    About Aitkin / McGregor Area
    Part of West-Central Minnesota

    Sharing over 30 developed lakes, Aitkin and McGregor, Minnesota, are good locations for lake lovers, outdoorsmen, and travelers alike.

    You will find Aitkin quite a convenient location, home to city schools, Riverwood Healthcare Hospital, restaurants, fast food, and more. McGregor offers small-town conveniences along with the McGregor Airport.

    The Best of the Lakes

    Big Sandy Lake is the largest of the area, boasting 6,528 acres of water. Lodges, resorts, restaurants, and campgrounds line the lake, making it a hot spot for lake recreation.

    Lake Minnewawa is just south of Big Sandy; residents mostly use its stunning waters, but visitors choose two public access points.

    Cedar Lake is another well-sized lake. With many small islands and inlets, anglers find it an excellent location to fish.

    With so many lakes to choose from, you are sure to find one that suits you.

    The Great Outdoors

    In the forested lands of Minnesota, there are parks and nature reserves around every corner.

    McGregor Marsh Scientific and Natural Area feature wildflowers, ferns, tall grasses, and trees. Birdwatchers cherish the natural environment; others find it an excellent spot for hunting or riding ATVs.

    Rice Lake National Wildlife Refuge Features Big Spring Falls. The flat rocks at the bottom of the falls are a great spot to cool off.

    An Hour to Duluth

    The city of Duluth is just over an hour away, along with the waters of Lake Superior. There you can take a lakeside walk, sightsee along the North Shore Scenic Drive, or dine at one of its many restaurants.

    Other attractions include Great Lakes Aquarium, North Shore Scenic Railroad, Glensheen Mansion, Spirit Mountain Ski Area, or the Lake Superior Railroad Museum.

    Endless Lake Enjoyment

    Purchase a property in Minnesota’s Aitkin-McGregor Area for all the lake and outdoor recreation you can dream of.