Minneopa State Park

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Minneopa State Park
54497 Gadwall Road
Mankato, MN 56001

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

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Walk the trail which encircles the falls, leading down a limestone stairway to the valley below. Ascend the opposite side and enjoy a panoramic view of the valley which reveals the underlying geology of this area. Visit Seppmann Mill, a wind driven grist mill fashioned in German style from native stone and lumber, or hike through oak savanna and native prairie grasslands overlooking the scenic Minnesota River Valley.

Hours & Dates


  • Monday: 8:00am - 10:00pm
  • Tuesday: 8:00am - 10:00pm
  • Wednesday: 8:00am - 10:00pm
  • Thursday: 8:00am - 10:00pm
  • Friday: 8:00am - 10:00pm
  • Saturday: 8:00am - 10:00pm
  • Sunday: 8:00am - 10:00pm
8 a.m. to 10 p.m. daily. Office Hours vary with seasons.


  • Daily camping maximum: $21.00
  • Daily camping minimum: $17.00

Park permits: $35 annual, $26 second vehicle, $12 handicapped, or $7 daily. Camping fees are separate. 1 year-round cabin, available Thursday - Sunday during winter season, available daily Apr - Oct. For more information visit website.

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