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Alexander Ramsey Park

Winding streams, rock cliffs, two waterfalls, zoo, paved hiking trails & shelters.

Hwy. 19 (exit Grove St.) Redwood Falls, MN 56183
Phone: 800-657-7070

Currie End-O-Line Railroad Museum

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This turn of the century working railroad yard and artifacts includes an operable 1901 turntable, a depot and several buildings housing displays of early railroad and pioneer items. See and hear a moving model-train display depicting early Currie. Children may ride a miniature train. Don’t miss the Hobo Art display that shows the means of communication by these early American wanderers. A bicycle/pedestrian paved trail connects the Railroad Park to Lake Shetek State Park.

440 N. Mill St. Currie, MN 56123
Phone: 507-763-3708

Gilfillan Estate

Restored historic farm estate.
Hours: June to Labor Day. Sat. & Sun. 1:00pm-4:30pm.
Home of Farm Fest during the first week in August.

Hwy. 67 Morgan, MN 56270
Phone: 507-644-2490

Jeffers Petroglyphs

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Over 2,000 ancient American Indian carvings on huge slabs of red quartzite rock on a highland prairie. New exhibit complex.

27160 Cty. Rd. 2 Comfrey, MN 56019.
Phone: 507-628-5591

Jackpot Junction Casino Hotel

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Jackpot offers over 300,000 square feet of action with over 1650 video slot machines, 32 blackjack tables, bingo, pulltabs, 4 restaurants, 4 full-service bars, 40-unit RV Park, live entertainment every weekend, headline acts, outdoor Amphitheater, two hotels, childcare, convention center and meeting facilities, and an 18-hole championship golf course.

39375 Co. Hwy. 24 Morton, MN 56270.
Phone: 800-946-2274

Laura Ingalls Wilder Museum

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Walnut Grove is the childhood home of author Laura Ingalls Wilder who shared her history through her “Little House Books”. The Laura Ingalls Wilder Museum consists of 7 buildings telling the stories of Laura Ingalls Wilder and other pioneers to Walnut Grove. Visit us to research your families from the Walnut Grove area. Hours: June, July, & August Mon-Sun. 10-6, call for additional years round hours.

330 8th Street, Walnut Grove, MN 56180
Phone: 1-866-305-2872

Lower Sioux Agency & Historic Site

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Interpretive center, trails & 1861 Warehouse tells the story of the Dakota people and 1859’s government agency.

32469 County Hwy. 2 Morton, MN 56270
Phone: 507-697-6321

McCone Sod House

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See the prairie as Laura knew it with prairie grasses, wildflowers, a dugout and a soddy. Experience a sod house B&B.
Just 20 miles E of Walnut Grove

12598 Magnolia Ave. Sanborn, MN 56083
Phone: 507-723-5138

Pipestone National Monument

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Sacred American Indian quarry & cultural center.
Hiawatha Pageant performed last two weekends in July and first weekend in Aug.

Hwy. 75&23, Pipestone, MN 56164.
Phone: 800-336-6125

Redwood County Museum

Two story building houses 36 rooms each displaying exhibits from the past.
Hours: May 1 to Sept. 30. Thurs-Sun. 1:00pm-5:00pm
Open Memorial Day, July 4 and Labor Day.

Hwy. 19 W. Redwood Falls, MN 56283.
Phone: 507-637-3329

Wheels Across the Prairie Railroad Museum

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Displays artifacts from the pioneer days.
Open Memorial Day – Labor Day.

Hwy. 14, Tracy, MN 56175
Phone: 507-629-3661

Wahpeton Prairie

Remnant of tall grass prairie, oxbow pond and woods along Cottonwood River.

5 miles N. of Walnut Grove On Cty. 5, 1 mile E., ½ mile N.