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Become part of the Pequot Lakes community when you join the Essentia Health staff in this Central Minnesota town about 150 miles north of the Twin Cities.
Learn why Pequot Lakes has the motto “the heart of the good life.” Visit the City of Pequot Lakes website and Facebook page to get to know its people, places, and events.
Take advantage of plentiful opportunities for outdoor recreation on the bike-friendly Paul Bunyan Scenic Byway, 54 miles of paved country roads that take you by parks, gardens, playgrounds, wildlife management areas, historical artifacts and more. Or, hop on the Paul Bunyan State Trail, a 112-mile paved trail popular with cyclists, geocachers, and snowmobilers.
In Pequot Lakes, you’ll find unique retail shops and a seasonal weekly market that’s part farmers market, part craft fair, part food festival. During the summer, gather with family, friends, and neighbors at festivals that draw hundreds of visitors.
Learn about Pequot Lakes Public Schools, which enrolls more than 1,600 students from Pequot Lakes and nearby communities. Your student will benefit from the types of academic and extra-curricular opportunities available in large school districts while enjoying the personalized attention and low student-to-teacher ratios offered in a small community environment.
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