Lower Balsam Lake - Balsam Twp


Lower Balsam Lake - Balsam Twp, Minnesota

The Lower Balsam Lake - Balsam Twp real estate market is a tight inventory marketplace for lake property in Minnesota.

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    About Lower Balsam Lake - Balsam Twp
    Itasca County, Minnesota

    Lower Balsam Lake is nestled into Balsam Township, Minnesota, under 30 miles from Grand Rapids. For other big-city trips, Bemidji and Duluth are under 110 miles away.

    The Bigfork Valley Hospital is 27.7 miles away, and the Range Regional Airport is 32.4 miles away. For international travel, the Duluth International Airport is under 100 miles away.

    Residents can shop at Central Square Mall and enjoy local restaurants such as Snaptail Smokers and Pine Cone Soup & Sandwich Cafe.

    On the Water Fun

    Spanning across 259 acres, Lower Balsam Lake offers plenty of space for residents to enjoy recreation and relaxation.

    Popular activities include boating, kayaking, canoeing, swimming, fishing, and taking in the beautiful views. There is no public access point, making it a private paradise!

    Anglers can find bluegill, blackchin shiner, black crappie, bluntnose minnow, bowfin, brook stickleback, burbot, cisco, golden shiner, Johnny darter, largemouth bass, logperch, longear sunfish, northern pike, pumpkinseed, rock bass, shorthead redhorse, spottail shiner, walleye, white sucker, yellow bullhead, and yellow perch.

    Explore the Superior National Forest

    With the magnificent Superior National Forest so close by, residents of Lower Balsam Lake are allowed to visit this beautiful wood.

    With over 2,000 miles of trails fit for hiking, horseback riding, camping, hunting, and more, there are plenty of things for visitors to enjoy.

    Some sights include everything from waterfalls and hills to awe-striking trees. If you love delving into nature, you’ll love getting to visit the Superior National Forest.

    Visit Grand Rapids

    If you’re interested in learning the history of logging in this part of the state, head down to the Forest History Center. You can see a recreation of a white pine logging camp from 1900, listen to stories from loggers and forest service patrolmen from different eras, or get a bird’s eye view from a 100-foot fire tower.

    Follow the yellow brick road to the Judy Garland Museum, where you can get a glimpse at the world’s largest Judy Garland and Wizard of Oz collection, including the world-famous ruby-red slippers from the movie.

    If you’re getting hungry, you can check out the great restaurants that Grand Rapids has to offer, like Mitu Srilankan and Indian Cuisine, Donkey Taqueria, and Heritage Restaurant.

    Enjoy the World Around You

    If you’re looking to appreciate the wonder of the world around you and get in touch with nature, you’ll love calling Lower Balsam Lake home.