Blue Mounds State Park

Blue Mounds State Park

The group site is taken so we will have to be in drive in sites.  I have reserved site #57.  You can get a site by yourself or share a site.  

NOTICE: All of the reservable sites at the park have been reserved.  The park has sites available on a first come first serve basis.

Everyone will have to pay for the cost of their site or shared campsite.  I will cover the cost of the firewood.  This is the Friday and Saturday of the Memorial Day weekend.  On Sunday I will be heading over to Split Rock Creek State Park and camp there for 2 nights.  Blue Mounds State Park is about 3.5 hours from the Twin cities.  The park has 13 miles of hiking trails and 2.2 miles of paved bike trails.  The park has a (fenced in) buffalo herd.  They recommend coming to the park in the spring to see the baby buffalo's.  There are a some lakes in the park to fish and swim in.  The park is a prairie park and is a great time to see the wildflowers in bloom.  For those of you in the Passport Club or Hiking Club this would be a great time to get to this park in the southwest corner.

Check out the park's website for more about the park.

E-mail me if you have any questions.



From the park's website:

Blue Mounds State Park is full of natural surprises. Start with the Sioux quartzite cliff, rising 100 feet from the plains. A bison herd grazes on the prairie. Prickly pear cactus blooms in June and July. A sea of prairie grasses and flowers sway in the wind. The park is also a favorite for birdwatchers who want to see nesting blue grosbeaks and other birds. Enjoy camping and swimming.

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  • A former member
    A former member

    Great group of people to camp with. Had fun hiking, playing a game, and sitting around the campfire!

    May 28, 2013

  • Gayle

    The group is very friendly and welcoming to all. Blue Mounds State Park has very nice, grassy sites. And I learned to play a couple of new and unique games. Weather could have been better, but that happens sometimes.

    May 27, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    I hope to make it for Friday night only. If I can't make it then, I still hope to swing by on Saturday for a hike or something!

    May 22, 2013

  • patty

    Leejay-Contact Me If You Dyill Need A RidE. [masked]

    May 21, 2013

  • Gayle

    Arriving Thurs night hoping to get nonresetvable site for Fri & sat & heading home sun. My first camping of the season!

    May 20, 2013

  • LeeJay

    I need to carpool with someone, please?! I live in south Minneapolis near downtown.

    April 24, 2013

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