Cold Springs is located in the county of Stearns. The city covers a total area of 6.99 sq. km. Commercial spaces in the city are utilized by tourist information centers, service stations, sporting goods outlet, campgrounds, recreation centers, educational institutions, parks, night clubs, libraries, hotels, hardware stores, garden centers, fast food restaurants, apparel stores and breakfast restaurants. Businesses related to alternative medicine, auto dealership of used and new cars, supplies of building materials, childcare services and financial advisory services, contribute to the economy of the city.