Blue Mounds State Park

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Blue Mounds State Park


Location:3 miles north of Luverne, just off US 75.
Facilities:73 drive-in campsites (40 with electrical hookups), showers (é), flush toilets (é), 14 walk-in campsites, group camp, picnic area (é), enclosed picnic shelter (é), playground, volleyball court, horseshoe pit, swimming beach, hiking trails (13 miles), self-guided trail (1 miles), paved bike trail (2.2 miles), snowmobile trail (3 miles), carry-in boat access, canoe rentals, historic site, gift shop.
Activities:Camping, swimming, lake fishing, boating (no motors), canoeing, hiking, bicycling, snowshoeing, snowmobiling, rock climbing, bird watching.
Special Features:Park is named for a large Sioux quartzite cliff that rises 100 feet above the plains. A small herd of bison graze on the prairie, and prickly pear cactus blooms here in June and July.
Address:1410 161st St
Luverne, MN 56156

Phone:507-283-1307
Fax:507-283-1306
Web: www.dnr.state.mn.us/state_parks/blue_mounds
Size: 1,826 acres.

See other parks in Minnesota.