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Flandrau State Park

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New Ulm, MN
+1 507-233-9800
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Camping Cabins - terrible sleeping

Terrible beds, either broken or worn out, terrible! If you don't get a decent night sleep you can't... read more

Reviewed August 4, 2016
mouehugs
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Eden Prairie, Minnesota
nice small campground, friendly staff

came back for a summer weekend. campground was busy. we had a nicely shaded campsite in the... read more

Reviewed July 21, 2016
Daveptaz
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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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Reviewed August 4, 2016

Terrible beds, either broken or worn out, terrible! If you don't get a decent night sleep you can't enjoy playing like you should be able to. If it wasn't for the beds it would have been a higher rating. Still trying to recover. Of course,...More

Thank mouehugs
Reviewed July 21, 2016

came back for a summer weekend. campground was busy. we had a nicely shaded campsite in the non-electric section, right off the hiking trail (#9) that gave us some privacy too. on Saturday night a big storm came in, and both the park staff and...More

Thank Daveptaz
Reviewed July 6, 2016

I grew up in New Ulm in the 80's & 90's, and have many fond memories of Flandrau. I thought it would be fun to take my family to swim and barbeque for the 4th and show them one of my favorite childhood places. What...More

Thank missylaneous981
Reviewed July 4, 2016 via mobile

Stayed in the first camper cabin- electricity and heat! Close to outhouse and bathrooms with water and shower. Able to walk to the manmade pool - 5ft deep with lifeguards that take a short break every hour. There were concessions at the lake if ice...More

1  Thank Heather J
Reviewed May 28, 2016

My family goes to Flandrau State Park to enjoy nature. Our main interest is in the woodland ecosystem - especially spring wildflowers. We have noticed a tremendous decline in the quality of our experience. The DNR hasn't controlled garlic mustard which is one of the...More

1  Thank JoeGartner
Reviewed May 16, 2016

we had a pizza party at the picnic area with lots of family and we camped. lots of good maintained hiking trails and nice swimming area. access to the river so dogs could swim also. well maintained . showers are not heated but water is...More

Thank susieq177
Reviewed May 2, 2016 via mobile

We go to Flandrau at least once every year. Our favorite is the sand bottom, filtered, life -guarded swimming pool. If your group is older, it's fun to throw a inner tube in the river and float down a way. There are also many wonderful...More

3  Thank Kristie G
Reviewed March 11, 2016 via mobile

Stayed for 2 nights and 3 days, sand bottom swimming pool was the highlight of the visit and walking trails were great, we will be camping here again.

Thank Ian Z
Reviewed November 14, 2015

Always a fun camping trip. The walking trails are very nice, not un common to spot a deer or two. The swimming beach is also a treat. The last time we even walked through the woods to the brewery.

1  Thank tammyb
Reviewed November 12, 2015

This park is GORGEOUS in the fall!!! The hiking trails and the overview is fantastic! You could literally spend all day here!

Thank disney62
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Hannah A
I was wondering if any one can just go to the park and hike for the day? I would really love to bring my family there to hike but I'm not sure if hiking is available to the public or if you have to be staying at the camp ground to do so. Some parks only allow people staying in the park to hike. Also when are the hours and times of the year to be able to hike?
May 10, 2017|
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Response from Dianna R |
Hello Hannah. Flandrau is a state park so it is open to the public year-round. A day hike would be perfect! I suggest using the park's hiking club trail; it starts at the pool and talks you along the river, through... More
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Aubrey H
Can a person bike through the park? Or are there any trails around the New Ulm area?
July 6, 2015|
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Response from theguysm0m | Reviewed this property |
The park doesn't have bike trails, only hiking. The city of New Ulm has a bike loop that is pleasant and about 12-15 miles long. A good description of it, along with other area activities, can be found on the city's website... More
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