North Star Lake - Marcell Twp


North Star Lake - Marcell Twp, Minnesota

The North Star Lake - Marcell Twp real estate market is a beautiful, but lesser known, marketplace for lake property in Minnesota.

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    About North Star Lake - Marcell Twp
    Itasca County, Minnesota

    North Star Lake is in Marcell, Minnesota, under 35 miles from Grand Rapids. For other big-city trips, Bemidji and Duluth are under 130 miles away.

    The Range Regional Airport is under 75 miles away, and the Bigfork Valley Hospital is 15.2 miles away. For international travel, the Duluth International Airport is under 115 miles away.

    Residents heading into town can visit the Central Square Mall and a variety of local restaurants, such as the Pine Cone Soup & Sandwich Cafe.

    Beautifully Big

    Spanning 831 acres and with a max depth of 90 feet, North Star Lake has plenty of room for residents to explore.

    Popular activities include boating, kayaking, canoeing, swimming, fishing, and relaxing on the shoreline. Many homes have docks, but a public access point is on the southeastern part of the water.

    Anglers can find black crappie, bluegill, brown bullhead, hybrid sunfish, largemouth bass, muskellunge, northern pike, northern sunfish, pumpkinseed, rock bass, smallmouth bass, sunfish, cisco, walleye, yellow bullhead, yellow perch, bowfin, shorthead redhorse, white sucker, banded killifish, blackchin shiner, blacknose shiner, bluntnose minnow, central mudminnow, common shiner, golden shiner, Iowa darter, Johnny darter, minnows, and tadpole madtom.

    Explore Marcell

    Those looking for adventure off the water can explore everything Marcell has to offer.

    One popular attraction is the Pla-Mor Roller Rink, where visitors can rent a pair of skates and have a day full of fun.

    Another popular attraction is the Schoolcraft State Park, where visitors can hike the trails and relax in nature.

    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.

    Calm and Quaint

    Those looking for a slice of small-town life will love living on North Star Lake.