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“Nice walking tour through the battlefield”

Birch Coulee Battlefield
Ranked #3 of 5 things to do in Morton
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Owner description: Site of the Battle of Birch Coulee, one of the hardest fought battles of the U.S.-Dakota War of 1862. Visitors can tour the self-guided trails where markers explain the battle from Dakota and U.S. soldiers' perspectives. Birch Coulee Battlefield is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. The historic site is open daily dawn to dusk between May and October.
Minneapolis, Minnesota
Level 3 Contributor
15 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
“Nice walking tour through the battlefield”
Reviewed June 26, 2013

It was an interesting walk on the path with stops to read about the 36 hour battle. Nice park area also.

Visited June 2013
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Henderson, Minnesota
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“camping on memorial weekend 2012”
Reviewed January 18, 2013

it was great bicycled and hiked the trails and biked to morton enjoyed all of the photo stories of the battle learned alot also went to nearby fort ridgley state park to learn more bout the battles fought in the indian wars

Visited May 2012
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Willmar, Minnesota
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6 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“nice park”
Reviewed April 6, 2012

Very cool, interesting little park. Very pretty with the creek that runs through it and the picnic area was nice. Lots of history!

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