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 ProgramsBird WatchingCampingFishing/CanoeingHikingCross-Country SkiingCampingDrive-in Sites 132 SitesSites 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 Sites53 are in Lakeview Campground and 34 are in Oakridge.RV Length Limit 70 FeetLength is measured from front of tow vehicle to rear of vehicle being towed.Wheelchair Accessible Sites 2 SitesLocated in the Lakeview campground adjacent to the shower building. One of the sites is electric.Horse Camp 9 SitesTie lines and water are available. Vault toilets only. For reservations, contact the state park reservation service by phone or online.Group Camp 3 SitesSites 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 CenterThe 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.TrailsSummerWheelchair Accessible 2.7 MilesAccess this trail at the Interpretive Center or the beach. Self Guided 1.5 MilesThis trail offers visitors a great opportunity to learn more about native plants and animals.Hiking 18 MilesEasy to moderate trails offer beautiful vistas and wind through woods and hilltop prairies and savannas.Paved Bike 1.8 MilesTrails 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 MilesAll horse trails begin and end at the Horse Trail Center.WinterCross Country Skiing 8 MilesIntermediate to challenging trails with lots of ups and downs. Double tracked, predominantly one-way loop trails.Skate-Skiing 2.5 MilesSkate from park office to Mt. Tom for a spectacular winter panoramic view of the area.Snowmobile 6 MilesPark trails connect to extensive county trail system.Snowshoe Anywhere Except on Groomed TrailsMust stay off groomed trails. Contact the park office for scheduled snowshoe hikes. Equipment is provided but reservations are required.Other Ice FishingSibley is the gateway to fishing on Lake Andrew in the winter. Excellent crappie fishing, occasional walleyes and northerns.Recreation FacilitiesSummerPicnic Area 3 AreasOne 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 ShelterShelter 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 BeachPick up equipment at office.Horseshoes Lakeview CampgroundPick up equipment at office.Golf Course Within 10 miles27-hole golf course located between New London and Spicer. Public welcome.WinterWarming House Interpretive CenterWarming house is located in the Trail Center, in the lower level of the Interpretive Center.Sliding Hill Interpretive Center AreaHill is adjacent to the Interpretive Center.WaterFishing Pier Wheelchair accessibleSwimming Beach Within the park

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