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Beautiful Park

The scenery is beautiful and the history is invaluable, but the trails are a little underkept... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Mankato, Minnesota
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Muddy Hike but very nice

We came to do the State Park Hiking Club trail. This one is 4.2 to 4.5 miles depending on who you... read more

Reviewed 23 October 2017
Chris K
Saint Paul, Minnesota
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The scenery is beautiful and the history is invaluable, but the trails are a little underkept. Realizing we were visiting a few weeks after Labor Day, so I'm sure there are fewer guests and that maybe changes the staffing, but some of the trails were...More

Thank MarguariteTherese
Reviewed 23 October 2017

We came to do the State Park Hiking Club trail. This one is 4.2 to 4.5 miles depending on who you believe. There had recently been rains and there were some very muddy/marshy areas. There are some steep hills with muddy areas on the hills...More

2  Thank Chris K
Reviewed 24 July 2017

We stayed for two nights in the Yellow Medicine campground with our camp trailer. The campground itself is a mix of open and wooded sites, but all are very well cared for and clean. The campground was very quiet and peaceful. The hiking trails are...More

1  Thank Drew F
Reviewed 10 July 2017

We stayed in the Yellow Medicine campground in our motorhome. The sites are spacious with some shaded, some not. It's a very peaceful park, very quiet (other than other campers and their dogs). Wood was available from camp host or the rangers or at the...More

Thank BigRigAdventurer
Reviewed 28 June 2017 via mobile

Situated on the Western Prairies of Minnesota the Upper Sioux Agency S.P. Is a peaceful park. When you are there you can imagine what prairie life might have been for the Ingalls family in the early 1900's or the Dakota War of 1862. Staying in...More

Thank Quillerine
Reviewed 7 February 2017

This is were the fighting began in the Dakota-US War of 1862. Buildings nearby are well restored. Great history and the nearby casino has good food.

1  Thank tfMN
Reviewed 5 October 2016

There are actually 3 campgrounds. We stayed in a tent near the river. Beautiful spot near the Minnesota River. Enjoyed hiking here, There is good interpretive center with a friendly staff.

Thank D K
Reviewed 4 September 2016 via mobile

This park is a beautiful place to camp. Where the Yellow Medicine River meets the Minnesota, plenty of places to fish. Great hiking trails and a lot of history. We stayed in a Tipi with small children and were completely comfortable. Be sure to bring...More

2  Thank caseykuderer
Reviewed 23 August 2016

As a Minnesotan, the events that took place in this area are important to our Minnesota history. The Visitor Center does a good job of explaining the situation that arose in the 1800's. The information attempts to show both sides of the conflict. There is...More

2  Thank camaas
Reviewed 15 August 2016

we stopped here on our quest to reach 125 miles for the MN state parks 125th anniversary. there's a promotion this year where you get some acknowledgement for hiking, biking, canoeing 125 miles. Happy to say we accomplished our 125th mile at this park. Sue...More

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