Mayo Clinic Health System - New Prague
New Prague is located just 30 minutes southwest of the Minneapolis and St. PaulMinnesota metro area, and blends the charm and tranquility of their rural heritage with the sophistication of a cosmopolitan perspective. New Prague was founded in 1856, and has a current population of about 7,000. They are rich in Czech, Bavarian, and Bohemian culture. New Prague has the small town sense of community, with the business and services often only found in large metropolitan areas.
Located in Minnesota, the land of 10,000 lakes, it's not surprising to learn that several lakes can be found within the area. Water sports and other outdoor recreation opportunities abound. The 600-acre River Bend Nature Center features trails for hiking and cross-country skiing. Bicyclists and snowmobilers head for the Sakatah-Singing Hills Trail for 39 miles of forested land, reaching all the way to Mankato.
Parks and recreational areas provide a wide range of seasonal activities from golf, tennis and biking to snowmobiling and cross-country skiing.
Most of Minnesota's major attractions are within an hour’s drive of New Prague, including the Mall of America, home of the largest indoor shopping mall in the US, Minneapolis International Airport, Minnesota Zoo, Science Museum, Mystic Lake Casino, Walker Art Center, Cabela’s, Minnesota History Center, The Metrodome (home of the Minnesota Vikings and Twins), Target Center (home of the Timberwolves), Excel Energy Center (home of the Wild), Fort Snelling State Park, Minnesota State Fair, Orchestra Hall, Valleyfair and Ordway Theatre.