Minnesota River Valley Scenic Byway

Minnesota River Valley Scenic Byway

Address:c/o Saint Peter Tourism & Visitors Bureau
101 South Front St
Saint Peter, MN 56082

Phone:800-473-3404
Web: www.mnrivervalley.com Description:Byway follows the Minnesota River through the fertile region of western Minnesota and towns steeped in local history. Areas of interest along the route include: several state parks, including Lac qui Parle; the Lower Sioux Agency History Center, which provides a detailed history of the events of the US-Sioux Conflict of 1862; the Pioneer Village in Montevideo where 23 buildings tell the story of pioneer life in the late 1800's; Minnesota's Machinery Museum at Hanley Falls; Redwood Falls, home to the 200-acre wooded Alexander Ramsey Park; and Big Stone National Wildlife Refuge, which provides habitat for waterfowl, migratory birds and resident wildlife.
Legth: 287 miles. Start/Endpoint: From east to west, byway begins at the junction of SR 25 near Belle Plaine and runs to the South Dakota state border at West Browns Valley. Designation/Year: National Scenic Byway (2002).

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