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Address: , Luverne, MN
Phone Number: 507-283-1307
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Activities: Fishing, Swimming, Canoeing, Hiking, Camping
Description: In addition to fishing, swimming, canoeing, hiking and camping, this park...
In addition to fishing, swimming, canoeing, hiking and camping, this park offers visitors the opportunity to view the only bison herd in Minnesota's State Parks.
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Tipi was wonderful!

We stayed in one of the park's tipi campsites which was delightful. It was fun to camp without having to set up or take down a tent. The tipi itself was spacious inside and had... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 30, 2015
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Pittsburgh, United States
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Pittsburgh, United States
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95 reviews
37 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015

We stayed in one of the park's tipi campsites which was delightful. It was fun to camp without having to set up or take down a tent. The tipi itself was spacious inside and had great ventilation. Pit toilets are near the tipis and some other carry-in sites, and there is a true shower house with flush toilets a short... More 

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

I took my family camping there over the 4th of July. The kids had a great time, and the park is really nice and quiet, well maintained with lots of nice trails and clean bathrooms. The interpretive center is not by the campground, so be prepared to hike or drive there. It was the place that had the best chance... More 

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Green Valley, Arizona
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374 reviews
185 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 386 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

Blue Mound State Park, about six miles north of I-90 near Luverne, MN, covers 1826 acres of mostly prairie and includes a 500 acre fenced in area for bison. The park has two areas which are reached quickest by driving between the two, but you can also hike a roughly three mile trail. The northern section is the larger and... More 

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Maryland
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48 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

An easy stroll through an expansive field led to a heard of buffalo - huge, lumbering animals and many younger calves. The heard was right next to the fence - and so were we! They stared at us as we stood in silence and watched them, taking pictures and videos. Another family came and still the herd didn't move away.... More 

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Livonia, Michigan
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

At check in I asked a some questions about nearby hikes and was given great tips. I really appreciate when workers are familiar with the area. The campsite was average, pretty level, etc. The bathrooms by our campsite were very clean (but I stopped in the other bathhouse and it was not).

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Minnesota
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8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015

We are finishing up our long weekend camping trip and will leave tomorrow. We are at #47 campsite (electric). It is well placed. This is a quiet campground with lots of wildlife to see. The campsites are very close together which looked uncomfortable when we first arrived, but for some reason you don't hear everyone's conversations and it seems quiet.... More 

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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24 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2015

We enjoyed hiking among the rock formations, especially the bluffs, and wished we'd had time to ride our bicycles around the park. The paths were well-marked and easy to navigate. The Interpretive Center/Manfred home was fascinating, and we were able to climb the spiral staircase to enjoy the view that inspired the local author.

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Saint Paul, Minnesota
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4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2015

We only spent a few minutes at one area of the park - but it is very nice. Lots of wildlife and gorgeous scenery from a hilltop view.

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

Wonderful walking paths to see buffalo, great rock formations, some native cacti, and lots of good birding. An overlooked destination.

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Narberth, Pennsylvania
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015

Worth the quick drive north of Luverne for a great view. Easy access to the bluffs, great place if you want to do some rock climbing.

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