Up North Living

Live where others vacation! Riverwood Healthcare Center is located in a beautiful setting in Minnesota’s Northwoods. Our community is known for its core values, hard work, willingness to help a neighbor and safe environment to raise a family. Up north living has so much to offer with 365 lakes within 10 minutes of downtown Aitkin and several scenic rivers (Mississippi, Ripple, Rice) within Aitkin County, boating, canoeing, kayaking and fishing are just some of the world-class recreational activities to be enjoyed.

Scenic forests harbor excellent hunting, as well as trails for biking, hiking, snowmobiling and cross-country skiing.  Championship-level golf courses and specialty shopping abound along with a variety of cultural and entertainment venues. Your professional advancement would not be at the expense of your children’s education. In Aitkin, you will find a community where education is a priority, with excellent teachers and opportunities for the arts, athletics and other extracurricular activities.

Learn more about our community at the websites listed here:

Chambers of Commerce
Aitkin Area Chamber of Commerce
McGregor Area Chamber of Commerce

Aitkin Public Schools
McGregor Public Schools

Community Education

Aitkin Independent Age
Voyageur Press of McGregor

Outdoor Recreation
Cuyuna Country Mountain Biking Trails
Rice Lake National Wildlife Refuge

Community Wellness Resources

  • Schedule your COVID-19 vaccination appointment online. For scheduling assistance, call (844) 428-1323. For more COVID-19 information, click here.