Sibley State Park

800 Sibley Park Road Northeast
New London, MN 56273


There is something for everyone at this popular west-central Minnesota State Park. Hike to Mount Tom, one of several high points in a 50-mile radius, and see a patchwork of forest, farmland, prairie knolls, and lakes. Summer visitors enjoy swimming, boating, and fishing on Lake Andrew. A canoe route invites adventurers to portage and canoe on Henschien Lake and Swan Lake. The park offers campgrounds, a modern group center, horseback camps, picnic area, and interpretive programs year-around.

Park Highlights:
Interpretive Programs
Bird Watching
Cross-Country Skiing


Drive-in Sites 132 Sites
Sites are available in two campgrounds. Sites in the Lakeview Campground are near the lake and well-shaded. Oak Ridge sites include a variety of wooded and open locations.

Electric Sites 87 Sites
53 are in Lakeview Campground and 34 are in Oakridge.

RV Length Limit 70 Feet
Length is measured from front of tow vehicle to rear of vehicle being towed.

Wheelchair Accessible Sites 2 Sites
Located in the Lakeview campground adjacent to the shower building. One of the sites is electric.

Horse Camp 9 Sites
Tie lines and water are available. Vault toilets only. For reservations, contact the state park reservation service by phone or online.

Group Camp 3 Sites
Sites are shaded and include fire rings, picnic tables, running water, and vault toilets. Tents only.
Site 1 - accommodates up to 30 people.
Site 2 - accommodates up to 50 people.
Site 3 - accommodates up to 20 people.

Group Center 1 Center
The group center can accommodate 128 people. Facilities include staff quarters, 7 bunk houses, dining hall, modern sanitation building, and craft hall, as well as an outdoor amphitheater. For reservations, contact the park office at (320) 354-2055.



Wheelchair Accessible 2.7 Miles
Access this trail at the Interpretive Center or the beach.

Self Guided 1.5 Miles
This trail offers visitors a great opportunity to learn more about native plants and animals.

Hiking 18 Miles
Easy to moderate trails offer beautiful vistas and wind through woods and hilltop prairies and savannas.

Paved Bike 1.8 Miles
Trails in the park connect Lakeview Campground and the Interpretive Center. Besides the park bike trails, the Glacial Lakes State Trail is within five miles of Sibley and goes through New London, Spicer, and Willmar.

Horse 7 Miles
All horse trails begin and end at the Horse Trail Center.


Cross Country Skiing 8 Miles
Intermediate to challenging trails with lots of ups and downs. Double tracked, predominantly one-way loop trails.

Skate-Skiing 2.5 Miles
Skate from park office to Mt. Tom for a spectacular winter panoramic view of the area.

Snowmobile 6 Miles
Park trails connect to extensive county trail system.

Snowshoe Anywhere Except on Groomed Trails
Must stay off groomed trails. Contact the park office for scheduled snowshoe hikes. Equipment is provided but reservations are required.

Other Ice Fishing
Sibley is the gateway to fishing on Lake Andrew in the winter. Excellent crappie fishing, occasional walleyes and northerns.

Recreation Facilities


Picnic Area 3 Areas
One picnic area is on Lake Andrew, another is the Cedar Hill area near the beach, and the third picnic site is at the boat access area.

Picnic Shelter Open Shelter
Shelter is located at the Cedar Hill picnic grounds. Shelter has electricity and two fireplaces and can be reserved up to a year in advance by calling the park. Cost is $45 per day to reserve.

Volleyball Near Swimming Beach
Pick up equipment at office.

Horseshoes Lakeview Campground
Pick up equipment at office.

Golf Course Within 10 miles
27-hole golf course located between New London and Spicer. Public welcome.


Warming House Interpretive Center
Warming house is located in the Trail Center, in the lower level of the Interpretive Center.

Sliding Hill Interpretive Center Area
Hill is adjacent to the Interpretive Center.


Fishing Pier Wheelchair accessible
Swimming Beach Within the park

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