With the motto: 'A Trail Runs Through It', Backus is located in Cass County
, in the Woods and Waters Region
. It lies near the junction of Hwys 371 and 87. Backus hosts a corn festival annually. The population estimate for July 1, 1998 was 274, an increase of 34 since 1990.
Accommodations in Backus include Pine Mountain Inn. Click for more details, including other accommodations in the area, as well as online reservations.