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Minneopa State Park

54497 Gadwall Rd, Mankato, MN 56001-5929
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Relaxing and Beautiful

Minneopa, whether it be the falls side or the buffalo range side, beauty and tranquility surrounds... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Mankato, Minnesota
via mobile
Bison were up close and personal!

The bison were less than 50 yards from the road and meandered across in front of our car. Two or... read more

Reviewed 10 November 2017
N. Mankato, MN, United States
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54497 Gadwall Rd, Mankato, MN 56001-5929
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Minneopa, whether it be the falls side or the buffalo range side, beauty and tranquility surrounds you. The grounds are very well kept and the scenery doesn't get much better. I'm obsessed with the buffalo and could sit out and watch them for hours. The...More

Thank schwambergershelley
Reviewed 10 November 2017

The bison were less than 50 yards from the road and meandered across in front of our car. Two or three came within 25 yards of our car. We also camped here for one night and while the mosquitoes were pretty intense, we put on...More

Thank A3236APmarkw
Reviewed 10 November 2017

The falls are ROARING and awesome when we've had a lot of rain. Great for picnics, meet ups and hikes.

Thank grlav8r777
Reviewed 18 October 2017

We did the bison drive and drove slowly. We spotted the bison herd early on. We have seen thousands of bison before, but it was till nice to spot this Minnesota herd. The place was pretty busy this Sunday afternoon in October, but the crowds...More

Thank OutdoorKidz
Reviewed 3 October 2017

It's a wonderful spot. Full of natural beauty and historical imporance. Plus there's Bison there. I've been visiting the Falls for many years. Last year we went on the Bus tour to see the Bison. And learning more about the Seppmann Flour Mill and the...More

Thank Ron A
Reviewed 2 October 2017

This state park's main attraction is the falls area, but there is more to it than that. Unique in the fact that it is not all in one joined area.

Thank Cropduster2153
Reviewed 30 September 2017 via mobile

When in Mankato last weekend visiting our daughter at Minnesota State University – Mankato for family weekend, we went out on that beautiful Sunday afternoon for a drive and stumbled upon this park, so we decided to go in. We walked around hiked down the...More

1  Thank ViajeroJBW
Reviewed 15 September 2017

Beautiful walk to the falls, nice walking trails and a self-guided tour (in your car) into the bison range. You can tune your radio into a station to hear a bit of history of the area and some information about the bison as well.

Thank thelibrarylady2007
Reviewed 15 September 2017 via mobile

I happened to be brought to this park while doing the MN Call of the Wildflowers geotour It was my last stop on a whirlwind tour of 13 State Parks over 8 days. What a refreshing way to end this leg of my geotour! Because...More

Thank charylec
Reviewed 8 September 2017

We have an annual pass to Minnesota State Parks, so when we travel in Minnesota we try to visit parks we are near. We visited this park whilst we were camping at Land of Memories Campground. The waterfalls are beaufitul, no one was around when...More

Thank Kato M
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Gary and Sharon P
3 June 2017|
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Response from JAMES O | Reviewed this property |
You need to walk a short distance on a sidewalk. It's handicap accessible.
Sarah F
5 September 2016|
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Response from ejenn2 | Reviewed this property |
I think they can be if kept on leash.
3 September 2016|
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Response from missmegsmail1211 | Reviewed this property |
I didn't see a grill, but this is a perfect picnic area!!!