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Address: Luverne, MN
Phone Number: 507-283-1307
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Activities: Camping, Fishing, Swimming, Canoeing, Hiking
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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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.

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 1, 2015
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Saint Paul, Minnesota
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Saint Paul, Minnesota
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16 reviews 16 reviews
4 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2015 NEW

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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13 reviews 13 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
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 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
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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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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28 reviews 28 reviews
17 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2015

Great hiking in a virgin tall grass praire (one of the largest remnants left). A herd of Bison (herd with purest Bison DNA). Really nice campground (if you're looking for complete hookups-- don't bother-- just electric, no water or sewer hookups).

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minnesota
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32 reviews 32 reviews
14 attraction reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015

There is a nice walking trail and informational center in the park along with camping. Fun to see the wild deer and buffalo wandering around.

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15 reviews 15 reviews
8 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014

Blue Mounds was great, we reserved online and stayed one night at one of the cart-in campsites, which was nice and secluded. The prairie views mixed with the river and rock formations were awesome.

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Minneapolis, MN
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16 reviews 16 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014

My wife and I have visited approximately 30 of MN's state parks. Blue Mounds State Park is certainly one of our favorites. We took a 4 or 5 mile hike out the Mounds Trail which cuts straight across the prairie. We did see two herds of buffalo, but at a great distance. The buffalo are fenced off from the public... More 

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Saint Charles, Illinois
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34 reviews 34 reviews
11 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014

We came to see the buffalo herd and were not disappointed. In fact, we were lucky to have seen the herd since you can never know exactly where they may be. The trails are easy to follow, and the staff is very helpful. The wildflowers were stunning; it is a beautiful place that is very calming.

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Saint Louis Park, Minnesota
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317 reviews 317 reviews
150 attraction reviews
165 helpful votes 165 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014

This place is epic and Amazing. Everywhere you look there is something great. One of the best parts is the possibly ancient rock alignment located out at the park. No one is sure exactly who built it just that humans built in alignment with the stars and the sun. Don't miss out come experience this park for yourself. Also the... More 

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Top Contributor
75 reviews 75 reviews
6 attraction reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

Several walking paths, spotted some deer and bison. Inexpensive to enter. Great site to visit and hike around. Staff at entrance very helpful.

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