Crossings Region Driving Directions
Grand Rapids to Aitkin (58 miles)
Begin traveling the Great River Road south of Grand Rapids on County State Aid Highway (CSAH) 3. Go south on CSAH 10, a partially gravel road, to Palisade. Continue on CSAH 10 to TH 169. Continue from this point on CSAH 21, also a gravel road, and then south on CSAH 1 into Aitkin.
Aitkin to Brainerd (45 miles)
From Aitkin the Great River Road travels west on TH 210 to Deerwood and then merges with TH 6 continuing into Crosby. From TH 6 travel west on CSAH 11. Turn west onto CSAH 19 and then south on CSAH 3 through Merrifield to Brainerd, continuing west on TH 210. At the junction of TH 210 and 371B, follow 371B south to Laurel Street. Travel west on Laurel Street to East River Road, then south on East River Road to College Drive. Drive west on College Drive to TH 371 in Baxter and then south on TH 371.
Brainerd to Little Falls (40 miles)
Follow TH 371 to TH 115. Go west on TH 115. Go South on Cty Rd 213 along the river to CSAH 13. Turn Left (south); this turns into Paul Larson Memorial Drive as you near Little Falls city limits.