Flandrau State Park1300 Summit Ave
New Ulm, MN 56073
Located in Brown Cnty on SW edge of New Ulm. Hwy 15 (Broadway St) in New Ulm, take 10th St S to the west or Center St to the W and follow park signs to Park.Get Directions
Nestled in the valley of the Big Cottonwood River, this state park offers hikers and cross-country skiers a diversity of trails and landscapes; from wooded river bottoms to oxbow marshes to scenic hill prairies, explore 8 mi of hiking and 6 miles of cross-country ski trails. There are many opportunities for wildlife observation, and summer visitors enjoy the sand bottom swimming pool. Since the removal of the dam, river recreation can include canoeing, tubing and fishing. Three campgrounds in the park serve the electric, non-electric and rustic campers. Park contains historic WPA buildings and a group center.
Park permits: $35 annual, $26 second vehicle, $12 handicapped, or $7 daily. Camping fees are separate.
Book an online reservation 24 hours a day. https://reservemn.usedirect.com/MinnesotaWeb/
Phone reservations can be made by calling 866-857-2757 (TTY:
- Open in fall
- Open in winter
- Open in summer
On-Site Facilities & Services
- Located on a lake or river
- Cross-country ski rental
- Cross-country ski trail (groomed)
- Hiking trail
- Outdoor pool
- Snowshoes available
- Swimming beach
- Energy efficiency/conservation
- Waste reduction/reuse/recycling
- Accessible to disabled
- Can accommodate groups of 45 or more
Number/Type of Campsites
- Number of camping cabins: 2
- Number of camping cabins available in winter: 2
- Total number of campsites: 89
- Total number of campsites available in winter: 3
- 50 amp
- Camping accessible to disabled
- Flush toilets in campground
- Hookups available in winter
- Hot showers in campground
- Pets allowed in campsite
- Pull-through sites
- Sanitary dump station
- Secluded campsites
- State Parks Campgrounds
Length of Stay
- Daily site rental
TripAdvisor Traveler Rating
Based on 75 reviews
Stayed at the CCC cabin. All the sites are to close to each other. No privacy. Cabin doesn’t have any outdoor lights. Not enough bathrooms for number of people stuffed into the area.
— 1JWThomas, June 7, 2021
My girlfriend and myself were going to stay there after a night at Fort Ridgley State Park. We got there in the afternoon and wanted to check out and have lunch at our campsite in the non-electric...
— P2655EXmichaels, April 9, 2021
We've camped here many, many times, but this time went for a day trip to enjoy some winter activities. What a treat to arrive and see the trails newly groomed for cross country skiing! We were...
— JCJake, January 6, 2021
A friend and I visited here on a Sunday afternoon. Once we arrived, I noticed a lot of tables near the parking area to picnic. It was 80 and humid, with no breeze. I heard that New Ulm had several...
— bkF8091MK, August 17, 2020
The covid plan for this park is confusing. It seemed like everything except for about 3/4 of the campsites. For some reason the comfort stations and in their place there are por-a-potties. I don't...
— Jim W, July 5, 2020