Crow Wing County will hold a public land sale auction at 10 a.m. Friday, Dec. 6, in meeting rooms 1 and 2 of the Land Services Building located at 322 Laurel St. in Brainerd.

Thirty-six tracts will be offered for sale at public auction. Properties are located throughout Crow Wing County, from the Mille Lacs Lake area in Garrison to Ideal Township, with many larger tracts to be offered for sale. Among the 36 tracts available on the auction, 16 are greater than 30 acres in size.

Properties offered for sale can be searched through an interactive map application available at This application provides detailed information about location, size and appraised value for all 36 tracts offered at auction.

Interested buyers may also contact Land Services staff at 218-824-1010 or for more information.

“These tax-forfeited properties have been selling fast over the past couple of years,” Ryan Simonson, environmental services supervisor, said in a news release. “Whether people are interested in sites for building, seasonal use or recreation, there are a variety of tracts available for purchase throughout Crow Wing County.”

Additionally, more than 400 properties that were offered at auction in prior years and remain unsold are available for direct purchase any time over-the-counter. Information on how to purchase these properties is available by contacting the Land Services Department or by searching “land sale” at the county webpage. These properties are also viewable through the interactive map.