Crow Wing County will host a public land sale auction at 10 a.m. July 24 just outside the Land Services Building, 322 Laurel St., Brainerd.

More than 400 tracts will be offered for sale at public auction. The vast majority of these tracts have had the starting bid price reduced by 25%.

Properties are located throughout the county, from the Mille Lacs Lake area in Garrison to Ideal Township, with many lots in Breezy Point, Brainerd, and Crosby.

“These tax-forfeited properties have been selling fast over the past couple of years,” environmental services supervisor Ryan Simonson stated in a news release.

Among the tracts available at auction, 33 are waterfront properties and 41 are greater than 20 acres in size. Properties offered for sale can be searched through an interactive map application available at

“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,” Simonson stated.

The online map application provides detailed information about location, size and appraised value for all the more than 400 tracts offered at auction. Interested buyers may also contact land services staff at 218-824-1010 or email for more information.

Properties offered at auction in prior years that remain unsold are available for direct purchase any time over the counter. Contact the land services department or search “land sale” at the county webpage. These properties are also viewable through the interactive map.