Upper Sioux Agency State Park5908 Highway 67
Granite Falls, MN 56241-3609
From the town of Granite Falls at the intersection of State Highway 212 and 23, go south on State Highway 23, about one block to State Highway 67. Turn left on 67 and go eight miles to park entrances.Get Directions
Reconstructed employee duplex from 1854 Indian agency destroyed in a US Government conflict with Dakota Indians in 1862. In addition to the historic site, this park is at the confluence of the beautiful Yellow Medicine and Minnesota rivers. Approximately 18 mi of hiking, horse also or 16 mi of snowmobile trail. Explore the open prairie knolls, bluffs and cool, wooded slopes. Admission by State Park vehicle permit.
Hours & DatesBest time to contact the park: Monday - Thursday 8 a.m. to 9 p.m., Saturday & Sunday 1 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. Hours will vary.
- Daily camping maximum: $19.00
- Daily camping minimum: $15.00
3 Tipis also available, Sun-Thurs $30, Fri-Sat $35.
Park permits: $35 annual, $26 second vehicle, $12 handicapped, or $7 daily. Camping fees are separate.
- Open in fall
- Open in winter
On-Site Facilities & Services
- Children's programs (scheduled, supervised)
- Located on a lake or river
- Canoes or kayaks available
- Cross-country ski trail (groomed)
- Hiking trail
- Lake/river access (boat ramp)
- Accessible to disabled
- Can accommodate groups of 45 or more
- Native-American heritage
Number/Type of Campsites
- Number of sites in horseback camp area: 45
- Total number of campsites: 37
- 50 amp
- Camping accessible to disabled
- Flush toilets in campground
- Hot showers in campground
- Pets allowed in campsite
- Secluded campsites
- State Parks Campgrounds
Length of Stay
- Daily site rental
- Seasonal site rental
TripAdvisor Traveler Rating
Based on 24 reviews
We had a horrible trip here because of mosquitos. We stayed in a tipi and it also smelled. I'm sure if we had come during a different month without mosquitos or if we had an RV it would be better but...
— Елена М, May 27, 2019
The scenery is beautiful and the history is invaluable, but the trails are a little underkept. Realizing we were visiting a few weeks after Labor Day, so I'm sure there are fewer guests and that...
— MarguariteTherese, September 23, 2018
We came to do the State Park Hiking Club trail. This one is 4.2 to 4.5 miles depending on who you believe. There had recently been rains and there were some very muddy/marshy areas. There are some...
— Chris K, October 23, 2017
We stayed for two nights in the Yellow Medicine campground with our camp trailer. The campground itself is a mix of open and wooded sites, but all are very well cared for and clean. The campground...
— 813drewf, July 24, 2017
We stayed in the Yellow Medicine campground in our motorhome. The sites are spacious with some shaded, some not. It's a very peaceful park, very quiet (other than other campers and their dogs...
— BigRigAdventurer, July 10, 2017