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Blue Mounds State Park Spring Fun Walk - 1
Saturday, May 25
                 AVA Sanction ID #126670

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Hobo Soup Supper
after event –
watch for more details!

Start/finish: Picnic Shelter

Start times: You may start anytime between 9 a.m. and 2 p.m.,
and finish by 4 p.m.

The Trail
Sanctioned for 11km.

Sanctioned for 11km. The 5km loop is on the Hiking Club Trail with a long, gentle slope, and mowed grass, partially along the edge of the bison range.

The 6km grassy loop is also part of the Hiking Club Trail and half goes along the edge of the bison range and the other half along Upper Cliff Trail.

Event Award


Bison/buffalo leather pin, $9; 
IVV event book credit, $4; walk only, $4.

We ask that you print the registration sheet linked below,
fill it out and bring it to the event along with your payment.

Getting There

The park is  five miles north of Luverne on Hwy. 75, and one mile east on Hwy. 20 (161st St.). It’s about 210 miles south of the Twin Cities, most quickly reached by driving I35 (or 169) to I90, north on US 75. Good signage marking the park.

Water and restrooms are available on site.
NSTT will offer a participant
picnic for a donation to cover costs.

Event Contacts

For more information or call Peter Cartwright, 612-850-4700.

For park info call 507-283-6053.

For camping in Minnesota State Parks go to:

The group camp at Blue Mounds will be available for group camping.
 No electricity available and large rigs cannot access the campground.
Peter Cartwright, 612-850-4700 for info.

Cost is $10/night/unit.

State Park Vehicle Permit

A state park vehicle permit is required when you enter any state park. Daily permits cost $7.
An annual permit can be purchased for $35 and entitles you to an unlimited number of visits to any and all Minnesota State Parks for 12 months after date of purcha
se. To order online go to
Luverne Weather.


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