Directions from the intersection near Walmart in Bemidji.

  1. Follow U.S. Hwy 71, take exit ramp (toward International Falls); go straight ahead (north) at stop light where U.S. Hwy 2 goes west and U.S. Hwy 197 goes east
  2. 4.2 miles north of stop light, look for green highway sign indicating turnoff for Concordia Language Villages, turn right onto Glidden Road; continue on Glidden Road .8 mile
  3. At ‘T’ intersection, turn left (north) onto Cty 21; go approximately .3 mile to Cty 20 (signs for Concordia Language Villages, DNR and Bemidji golf course are at this intersection)
  4. Turn right onto Cty 20, which takes you along the northern shore of Lake Bemidji, past the golf course and Lake Bemidji State Park; continue for 6 miles going east
  5. Turn left at wooden sign for Concordia Language Villages; after less than one mile there will be a sign at a ‘Y’ intersection, directing you toward the various Villages. Follow the Schoolcraft signs. (At the 'Y,' you will stay to the left.) You will pass the German Village and continue on until you see the Schoolcraft "Parking" sign on the right. Turn in here!