They’re on the National Register of Historic Places and are one of the most-photographed landmarks in America. Our statues of Paul Bunyan & Babe are a can’t-miss attraction.
It’s no secret that the city of Bemidji, capital of Minnesota’s beautiful north woods, offers unlimited opportunity and outstanding quality of life. We are True North.
In 2017, Minnesota Monthly confirmed what we’ve always known — Bemidji is Minnesota’s Best Town. Why? Explore the other circles and see!
Bemidji shares its name — taken from the Ojibwe phrase Bay-mi-ge-ga-maug, “lake with river running through” — with Shaynowishkung, known as “Chief Bemidji.”