A blend of open prairies and dense forests with a generous sprinkling of lakes, Cold Spring Minnesota has been enchanting new residents since French Canadian trappers first explored the area in the 1500s. Settled in the 1800s as a farming community, Cold Spring has retained its rural charm.
Businesses in Cold Spring include the Cold Spring Granite Company, which is a major natural stone manufacturer. In business for over 110 years, the company recently completed a new 22,500-square-foot headquarters in Cold Spring. Another major company is the Cold Spring Brewing Company, established in 1874. The Cold Spring Bakery is a city landmark and has been in business for over 50 years. There’s also a chicken processing plant and several other area businesses.
With the 7-time champion amateur baseball team the Cold Spring Springers, the Blue Heron Rookery, the Great Northern Theater Company, two golf courses, boating, water-skiing, fishing, and swimming in summer and snowmobile trails, cross-country and downhill skiing, and ice fishing in winter, Cold Spring is a great location.