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Minneopa State Park

Leaf color:

past peak
Flower color:

past peak
Grass color:

past peak
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Where to go: Hike any of the trail sections along the ridgeline to see the best remaining colors.

What you'll see: Tree color at Minneopa is past peak but, lots of oak leaves remain which should provide us with some end of the season color real soon.

Also of interest: Highway 68 passes by the park and is the Minnesota River Valley National Scenic Byway. This is a very nice drive. The overlook by the mill at sunset is particularly nice.

Last updated: October 30, 2013 

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Getting there

54497 Gadwall Road
Mankato, MN 56001


5 miles west of Mankato on State Highway 68 and U.S. Highway 169.

Contact

Phone: 507-389-5464


Email: minneopa.statepark@state.mn.us


Best time to contact the park:

Minneopa State Park is open year round 8am-10pm. Office hours vary. If park staff is not available please leave a message. Self registration is located outside the park office.