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“A nice park to visit” 3 of 5 stars
Review of Minneopa State Park

Minneopa State Park
54497 Gadwall Road, Mankato, MN 56001
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Ranked #4 of 19 Attractions in Mankato
Type: State Parks, Outdoors
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Saint Paul, Minnesota
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24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
“A nice park to visit”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2012

We camped at the park. Nice sized sites with some brush in between. Only a few electric sites.
. A lot of trails to hike and cache. Unfortunately the trail to the falls was under construction, but not much falls to see as it was dry. We hiked to the mill and read about the interesting history. Didn't care much for the pit toilets

Visited October 2012
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Owatonna, Minnesota
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“Great hiking trails.”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2012

We love camping here. Nice place to re connected with the family. The trails by the the falls are great. Remember your camera.

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Mankato
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“One of the most beautiful spots in Southern Minnesota”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2012

If you like nature walks, this is the place. The falls, when we have rain and water, is breathtaking. The grounds are beautiful and gives you an idea of what the river valley was like hundreds of years ago.

Visited July 2012
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Minnesota
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“Great Park in Mankato”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2012

Very beautiful park, the falls are very nice and the trails more technical than most. The old bridge is currently being tore out and the new one under construction. This limits access to part of the park, but just walk through the river by jumping the rocks and go around the orange construction barrier and you are on the other side. The water level is low due to the time of the season and lack of rains. The camping area is awesome and the sites are surrounded by trees giving the appearance of being alone in the woods.

Visited August 2012
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“So Lovely”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2012

My favorite part are the small waterfalls. Nice pathways. Peaceful feeling, if not too crowded.

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