University of Minnesota, Crookston
University of Minnesota, Crookston
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Crookston & Northwestern Minnesota

UMC Admissions Northwest Minnesota Main PhotoThe way you’ll spend your time out of the classroom is just as important as the time you’ll spend in the classroom. Crookston and the surrounding Red River Valley bring opportunities for relaxation and enjoyment year round! Below you’ll find just a partial list of the endless activities to explore.




Places to visit year-round




Shopping, Arts & Entertainment

Grand Forks, ND (24 miles) is just a short drive away!


The beauty of the Red River Valley region will make relaxing from studying easy. Visit the following Web sites to explore even more ways to enjoy life in Crookston and the surrounding areas: