The City of Richmond, Minnesota is located just 12 miles west of Interstate 94 on Highway 23, only 90 minutes Northwest of the Twin Cities. Within minutes, three major colleges, the Grasshoppers Chapel, Stearns County History Museum, and many beautiful lakes make the area a true paradise. Richmond offers events and family activities all year long, supporting our annual festival River Lake Days and and our winter festival TREEmendous Night.
Richmond and the surrounding area have something for everyone. If you're looking for a quiet, relaxing place to enjoy a few days or weeks "away from it all", this is the spot for you. Should you want a weekend or vacation filled with fun and excitement, you'll find that here too!
Richmond is a community rich in heritage and strong in small town values. We take great pride in our parks and trails, terrific fishing and sporting events and a down home feel.
Residents of the Richmond area are proud to be part of a fine school district both public and parochial schools. the Middle and senior schools are located just four miles away. The area offers excellent fishing, swimming, water skiing, boating, canoeing, golfing, camping, sightseeing, horseback riding, tennis, and snowmobiling. Richmond is surrounded by beautiful country know for its fine retreat and vacationing facilities including an indoor ice arena. There are lots of parks and a church of your choice available too. The residents and business people of the Richmond Area are proud of their community and heritage and invite your to share it with them. We are large enough to provide for your every need, yet small enough to be friendly. We have something for everyone, and we know you will our community.
The Horseshoe Chain, with 40-lakes in a 10-mile radius of Richmond offers fun and relaxation for the entire family. The area offers excellent fishing, swimming, waterskiing, boating, canoeing, camping, golfing, sight-seeing, horseback riding, tennis and snowmobiling, skating. Richmond is surrounded by beautiful country known for its fine retreat and vacation facilities including an indoor ice arena. Biking: Glacial Lakes Bike Trail Pavilion The Glacial Lakes Trail Pavilion Committee is kicking off a campaign offering engraved bricks to individuals, groups, clubs and businesses to help build a rest stop along the Glacial Trail as a welcome to Richmond’s pleasant community. This rest stop will be connected to the ROCORI trail, which will connect the communities of Rockville, Cold Spring and Richmond.