Glacial Ridge Health System


Glacial Ridge Health System is a progressive, growing healthcare organization overlooking beautiful Lake Minnewaska in Glenwood, Minnesota.

Our comprehensive healthcare system combines the best of a clinical and hospital practice with a structure that gives physicians and advanced practice providers a voice in strategic direction and quality initiatives. Patients, physicians and employees all give the health system high marks for satisfaction and quality of care.

The recently remodeled clinics and hospital includes a state-of-the-art surgical suite and Emergency Department with advanced technology. With an MRI, CT and other up-to-date equipment, our physicians, advanced practice providers and expanding group of visiting specialists are able to provide high quality care right here.

The 19-bed Critical Access Hospital is designated as a Level IV Trauma Center and Acute Stroke Ready Hospital serving nearly 15,000 residents of Pope County and neighboring areas. The integrated health system is comprised of two clinics with one attached to the hospital, an ambulance service, homecare and hospice services, and wellness center.





Area Attractions

Glenwood is a family-oriented community with an excellent school system. Located in west central Minnesota, the beautiful, glacial carved lakes area is a popular playground for those who enjoy year-round outdoor activities. From swimming, biking, golfing and fishing to hunting, skiing, ice-fishing and snowmobiling, outdoor recreational opportunities are abundant. Glenwood is 15 minutes from Alexandria, 1 hour from St. Cloud, and halfway between Fargo and the Twin Cities - 2 hours in either direction, giving residents convenient access to shopping, live theatre, cultural events and professional sports games.

Glenwood Lakes Area Chamber of Commerce

Minnewaska Area Schools

Minnewaska Golf Course

Peter's Resort & Golf Course

Hunt's Resort