Many people identify Brainerd and the Brainerd lakes area with Crow Wing County. While that my be accurate, Crow Wing County is also one of the most lake rich counties in the country. Finding lake property in Crow Wing county won't be a problem, but you will most likely want to have a realtor, (hint contact Doug), that knows the lakes and one that can help you zero in on lake property that meets your criteria. Located in the southern part of the land of sky blue waters, Crow Wing County is home to some of the most well known and popular lakes in Minnesota. Gull Lake, the Whitefish Chain, Pelican Lake to name a few, are all located in Crow Wing County. Most of these lakes are within about 2 hours drive time of the Twin Cities which makes them very popular for people who want their lake property close enough to use on the weekends.