Merrifield

Merrifield offers a picturesque and tranquil escape from the hustle and bustle of city life. With its proximity to Gull Lake and countless outdoor recreational opportunities, Merrifield has become a popular destination for those seeking a peaceful retreat, whether for a weekend getaway or a permanent residence. Visitors and residents alike can enjoy fishing, boating, hiking, and exploring the lush forests. With its friendly residents, pristine landscapes, and a slower pace of life, Merrifield embodies the essence of Minnesota's charming rural life.

Real Estate Statistics

Average Price $369K
Lowest Price $39.9K
Highest Price $1M
Total Listings 18
Avg. Days On Market 69
Avg. Price/SQFT $219

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Area Information

Merrifield is located approximately 10 miles southeast of Brainerd and about 6 miles north of Nisswa. It's conveniently located near several major highways, including Minnesota State Highway 371, and is a part of the larger Brainerd Lakes Area. With a population of 33 people in the 2023 Census, Merrifield offers rural living and an escape from the hustle and bustle of everyday life. Students of Merrifield are serviced by the Brainerd School District. 

Community Attractions in Merrifield, Minnesota

Merrifield is within close proximity to many lakes including Pelican Lake, North Long Lake, Round Lake, the Whitefish Chain, the Gull Lake Chain, and Lake Edward, offering ample opportunity for boating, water sports, fishing, and other outdoor activities. 

Bars and Restaurants 

B Merri Gastropub - A popular and renowned restaurant in the Brainerd Lakes Area offering a variety of unique dishes alongside a pour-your-own tap bar. 

Mission Tavern - A casual meeting spot featuring pizza and a tavern menu. 

Harpo's Saloon - Open for takeout, dine-in, and off-sale with meat raffles and events every week. 

Trails and Parks 

Paul Bunyan State Trail - The Paul Bunyan State Trail is one of the main trails in the region, and it passes through Merrifield. This multi-use trail is ideal for hiking, biking, rollerblading, and snowmobiling. It offers scenic views of the lakes and forests in the Brainerd Lakes Area.

Pillsbury State ForestLocated northeast of Merrifield, Pillsbury State Forest offers a network of forested trails that are great for hiking and exploring. These trails are particularly beautiful in the fall when the leaves change colors.

Gull Lake Recreation AreaGull Lake is a prominent lake in the area, and there are various access points and parks along its shores. These areas often have picnic facilities, fishing docks, and walking paths where you can enjoy the lake's beauty.

Pelican Lake - Pelican Lake, located north of Merrifield, also offers opportunities for outdoor recreation. While there may not be formal parks, you can explore the shoreline and potentially find spots for fishing and picnicking.

Cuyuna Country State Recreation AreaWhile a bit farther from Merrifield, the Cuyuna Country State Recreation Area offers excellent mountain biking trails, hiking trails, and scenic views in the nearby town of Crosby.

Winter Sports - During the winter months, you can enjoy activities like cross-country skiing and snowmobiling on the numerous trails and frozen lakes in the area.


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