Benedict, Minnesota is an unincorporated community nestled in the heart of the states resort area. Located just a few miles south of Laporte, and just minutes northwest of Walker, Benedict is a small community that is rich in local outdoor activities, resorts, and natural history. Just outside Chippewa National Forest and Paul Bunyan State Forest, miles of natural green space, lakes, wetlands, and an abundance of wildlife surround Benedict. A predominantly tourist area, most of the businesses in the Benedict area are lodges, restaurants, trail guide services, and outdoor or hunting excursion tours. With less than 200 regular residents, Benedict is a small community with a lot to offer outdoor enthusiasts.