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Upper Sioux Agency State Park

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5908 Highway 67, Granite Falls, MN 56241-3609
+1 320-567-4777
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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 October 23, 2017
2Travel-4funNow
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Saint Paul, Minnesota
Great and varied hiking

We stayed for two nights in the Yellow Medicine campground with our camp trailer. The campground... read more

Reviewed July 24, 2017
MNTravelers_21
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Rochester, Minnesota
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5908 Highway 67, Granite Falls, MN 56241-3609
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Reviewed October 23, 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

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Reviewed July 24, 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

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Reviewed July 10, 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

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Reviewed June 28, 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
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Reviewed February 7, 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.

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Reviewed October 5, 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.

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Reviewed September 4, 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

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Reviewed August 22, 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
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Reviewed August 15, 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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Reviewed May 22, 2016

It's location is away from main roads and high traffic. It's isolated and a person can either camp in campers, tents or rent a Tepee. It doesn't have a lot of trails but it does have the Casino a few miles down the road. So...More

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