Hackensack

Hackensack is a charming gem nestled in the heart of Minnesota's Northwoods, a place that exudes the quintessential small-town warmth and scenic beauty. Known for its pristine lakes and forests, this picturesque community captures the essence of the great outdoors. With a population that swells in the summer months as visitors flock to the area for fishing, boating, and camping, Hackensack becomes a vibrant hub of activity. Whether you're seeking a tranquil escape surrounded by nature or an inviting community to connect with, Hackensack offers a welcoming embrace that embodies the serene and wholesome spirit of rural Minnesota.

Real Estate Statistics

Average Price $527K
Lowest Price $25K
Highest Price $3.5M
Total Listings 29
Avg. Days On Market 59
Avg. Price/SQFT $291

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Area Information for Hackensack, Minnesota

Hackensack is situated in the heart of the Northwoods, surrounded by numerous lakes and forests. It is a part of Cass County and sits right on the well-traveled Highway 371. Located a short 45 miles north of Brainerd and 170 miles to Minneapolis/St. Paul. Students of Hackensack are served by the Walker-Hackensack-Akeley School District ISD 113. 

Hackensack Community Attractions

Ten Mile LakeThis is one of the largest and most popular lakes in the area, offering fantastic opportunities for fishing, boating, swimming, and water sports. The clear, pristine waters of Ten Mile Lake are a haven for anglers seeking a variety of fish species as well. 

Water Activities - Beyond Ten Mile Lake, the Hackensack area is surrounded by numerous other lakes, providing ample opportunities for fishing, kayaking, canoeing, and pontoon cruises. Each lake has its unique charm and fishing hotspots.

Paul Bunyan State TrailThis expansive trail system, which runs through the heart of Hackensack, is a haven for cyclists, hikers, and snowmobilers. It spans over 100 miles, offering scenic views of lakes, forests, and charming small towns along the way.

Deep Portage Learning CenterThis environmental education and outdoor recreation center offers hands-on learning experiences for all ages. It features nature trails, wildlife viewing, and educational programs, making it a great place for families and nature enthusiasts.

Local Resorts - Hackensack is home to many resorts and lodges that cater to tourists each summer. 

Hackensack Festivals and Events

When you're not taking in the scenery, or on an adventure, check out some of Hackensack's annual events. Here are some of the highlights:

Sweetheart DaysHeld around Valentine's Day, Sweetheart Days is a beloved winter event featuring activities such as ice fishing contests, snowmobile rides, bonfires, and community dinners. It's a great opportunity for locals to come together and enjoy the beauty of the winter season.

Back to Hack Winter FestivalBack to Hack is a fun-filled event that welcomes former residents back to the community for a weekend of festivities. It often includes parades, live music, food, and community! 

Hackensack Chainsaw EventThis unique event showcases the artistic talents of chainsaw carvers who create beautiful and intricate sculptures from blocks of wood. Visitors can watch the carvers in action and purchase their creations.


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