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Free WiFi
Business Services
Parking Available


Explore the area

Popular LocationMississippi Headwaters8 min walk
Popular LocationItasca State Park9 min walk
Popular LocationJacob V. Brower Visitor Center7 min drive
AirportBemidji, MN (BJI-Bemidji Regional)49 min drive

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About this area

Park Rapids

HI Mississippi Headwaters Hostel is located in Park Rapids. Evergreen Gifts & Fun Park is a local attraction and the area's natural beauty can be seen at Jacob V. Brower Visitor Center and La Salle Lake State Recreation Area. Spend some time exploring the area's activities, including cross-country skiing.
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Popular Location

What's nearby

  • Mississippi Headwaters - 8 min walk
  • Itasca State Park - 9 min walk
  • Jacob V. Brower Visitor Center - 7 min drive
  • Heart Lake - 14 min drive
  • La Salle Lake State Recreation Area - 18 min drive

Getting around

  • AirportBemidji, MN (BJI-Bemidji Regional) - 49 min drive


  • Coffee Break Lake — 21 min drive

About this property

HI Mississippi Headwaters Hostel

Beach hostel in Park Rapids
Guests at this beach hostel will appreciate convenient onsite amenities such as barbecue grills and a picnic area. All rooms are shared and offer free WiFi and showers.
HI Mississippi Headwaters Hostel offers 6 shared accommodations. Guests can surf the web using the complimentary wireless Internet access. Guests have access to shared bathrooms. Bathrooms include showers.
The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; fees may apply.

Property amenities


  • Available in all rooms: Free WiFi
  • Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking and transportation

  • Self parking: USD 5 per day

Things to do

  • Hiking/biking trails

Family friendly

  • Laundry facilities


  • Free newspapers in lobby

Guest services

  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage

Business services

  • Meeting rooms


  • BBQ grill(s)
  • Picnic area


  • If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.
  • Wheelchair-accessible path of travel


  • Smoke-free property

Room amenities


  • Shared bathroom
  • Shower


  • Shared accommodations

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Minimum check-in age - 18

Special check-in instructions

The front desk is open Monday - Sunday (8 AM - 10 AM) and Monday - Sunday (5 PM - 10 PM)
If you are planning to arrive after 10 PM please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation
Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival

Access methods

Staffed front desk


Pets not allowed

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome
Rollaway/extra beds are not available
Cribs (infant beds) are not available

Property payment types

Important information


You'll be asked to pay the following charges at the property:

  • Club Card: USD 4.00 per person, per night
  • Child's Club Card: USD 0 per night, (from 1 to 17 years old)

We have included all charges provided to us by the property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the room you book.

Guests who do not present a Hostelling International membership card will be charged USD 3 at check-in, payable to the hostel.

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Self parking fee: USD 5 per day

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card, or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed
Only bookings from non-local guests are accepted; guests whose residence is within 45 mi (72 km) of the property will not be allowed to check in
Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property; the policies listed are provided by the property

Property is also known as

Hostel ling International Mississippi Headwaters Hostel
HI Mississippi Headwaters Hostel Park Rapids
HI Mississippi Headwaters Hostel
HI Mississippi Headwaters Park Rapids
HI Mississippi Headwaters Hostel Park Rapids
HI Mississippi Headwaters Hostel Hostel/Backpacker accommodation

Frequently asked questions

Can I cancel my reservation for free at HI Mississippi Headwaters Hostel and receive a full refund?
Yes, HI Mississippi Headwaters Hostel offers free cancellation on select room rates, because flexibility matters! Please refer to HI Mississippi Headwaters Hostel cancellation policy on our site for more details about any exclusions or requirements.
Is HI Mississippi Headwaters Hostel pet-friendly?
No, pets are not allowed at this property.
How much is parking at HI Mississippi Headwaters Hostel?
Self parking is available for USD 5 per day.
Where is HI Mississippi Headwaters Hostel located?
Situated in a state park, this historic hostel is within a 10-minute walk of Mississippi Headwaters and Itasca State Park. Heart Lake and Jacob V. Brower Visitor Center are also within 6 mi (10 km).

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