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Address: New Ulm, MN
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nice park, well maintained

came here for a day of winter hiking. we hiked the trails that go out from the swimming area along the river, then connected to some trails that went into a lowlands area near... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed December 19, 2014
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Saint Cloud, Minnesota
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30 reviews 30 reviews
6 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2015

Lots to do! Camping, lots of hiking trails, swim in the sand bottom pool, park facilities, volleyball, shelter (great for family reunions). Quiet escape in the middle of town.

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david.pattison@chrobinson.com
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79 reviews 79 reviews
17 attraction reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014

came here for a day of winter hiking. we hiked the trails that go out from the swimming area along the river, then connected to some trails that went into a lowlands area near some houses. there is a nice bluff area that overlooks the whole park looking over the camping area and to the river. trails could use a... More 

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Stillwater, Minnesota
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60 reviews 60 reviews
24 attraction reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014

My extended family goes camping each year. We chose Flandrau mainly because my son (a WWII history buff) found out that WWII German prisoners of war were housed here during the 1940s. This historical information is now in the park's modern group center, with a sign that explains their past history. When we visited, there was a group camping for... More 

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St. Paul, Minnesota
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27 reviews 27 reviews
4 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

We visited family there who were camping. Very nice park. Clean and well maintained. Campgrounds were full. Would go back here.

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Janesville, Wisconsin
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78 reviews 78 reviews
23 attraction reviews
65 helpful votes 65 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2014

This park is actually on the city limits of New Ulm. The Park is small and has limited activities. There are a few campsites. The hiking trails have very limited beauty and variability. We hiked around the more interesting trails on the upstream portion of the park. Nearly all the trails are flat. There is a small section of one... More 

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Sioux Falls, South Dakota
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121 reviews 121 reviews
28 attraction reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014 via mobile

It was nice to be at a state park right near town. The park was nearly empty on a Monday morning so we enjoyed a quiet stroll. The pond was drained but looked like an interesting place to swim! Would have liked some more gravel trails as it was wet after a morning rain.

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Missouri
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58 reviews 58 reviews
6 attraction reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

We really enjoy hiking, so tried out the Hiking Club trail on our recent visit to New Ulm. It was great! If you like a scenic walk, I highly recommend.

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Denver, Colorado
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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

We had a family reunion picnic here on a Saturday afternoon/evening. The pool is fantastic, grounds were very clean and inviting, lovely groomed trails.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2014

Wonderful, beautiful place with amazing wildflowers and plentiful wildlife. On my 2.8 mile hike I saw monarch butterflies, my first Pileated Woodpecker, and the most beautiful golden-brown doe I've ever seen. Remember though that this is Minnesota so bring your bug spray. Haha. We have mosquitos that can suck you dry and they are very persistent. And stay hydrated. Heat... More 

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Saint Louis Park, Minnesota
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306 reviews 306 reviews
147 attraction reviews
135 helpful votes 135 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2014

I came out here in July to do some hiking. I parked by the swimming area and was impressed by how nice and clean the man made beach was. It was pretty full when I walked by. The trail I hiked wound its way through the woods. There were some really nice hills for hiking out here and the trails... More 

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