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Robert Kiewatt, Jr.
Associate Broker
Lake-N-Woods Realty
Office: (218) 751-2538
Cell: (218) 556-0504

Chris Hamilton
Lake-N-Woods Realty
Work: (218) 751-2538
Cell: (218) 556-3702

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75 Mile Radius Map

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Bemidji State University
City of Bemidji


Village at South Shore Photo Courtesy of Bemidji State University

Village at South Shore
Photo Courtesy of Bemidji State University


A tourism hub, Bemidji is located near many popular recreational destinations, including Itasca Satate Park, Lake Bemidji State Park, state forest areas, and the Chippewa National Forest. There are 400 fishing lakes within 25 miles of the city, and over 500 miles of snowmobile trails and 160 kilometers of cross-country ski trails are located in and around Bemidji. During the summer, more than 25,000 visitors per month stop to take photographs at the iconic statues of Paul Bunyan and Babe the Blue Ox. There are nearly 700 hotel rooms currently in Bemidji including the successful, recently built 100-room Hampton Inn & Suites located on Lake Bemidji adjacent to the Village at South Shore.


the first city on the Mississippi River, offers a relaxed, small town atmosphere with the amenities of a big city. Located in North Central Minnesota, Bemidji is situated at the intersection of US Highway 71 and US Highway 2, approximately 230 miles northwest of the Minneapolis / St. Paul metropolitan area. The county seat of Beltrami County, an estimated 250,000 residents live within 75 miles of the community. Bemidji is home to Bemidji State University, a four-year liberal arts university with an enrollment of approximately 5000 students. The Bemidji Regional Airport is one of the busiest regional airports in the state, handling nearly 30,000 passengers annually.

Bemidji, Minnesota 75 Mile radius
Photo Courtesy of Bemidji State University

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