Charles A. Lindbergh State Park is located in the Heartland region of Minnesota on the Mississippi River near Little Falls in central Minnesota.Minnesota State Parks: How to Get There, What to Do, Where to Do It
How to Get to Charles A. Lindbergh State Park: The park entrance is located one mile southwest of Little Falls on Lindbergh Drive South.
Charles A. Lindbergh's Natural Attractions: The Mississippi River flows past the park, and Pike Creek provides recreation as well. The campground is set among towering red pines. Other trees here include oak, aspen, and conifers. A small area of prairie can be seen in the northwest part of the park. Prehistoric burial mounds and artifacts have been discovered here.
Expect to see some wildflowers and songbirds. Eagles are frequently spotted near the river.
Things to Do in Charles A. Lindbergh State Park: Rent a canoe in summer and paddle the creek. Fish in the Mississippi River; a boat ramp is available. Hike the trails that wind for seven miles through the park. Come in winter to cross-country ski or snowshoe, and then warm up in the warming house.
The historic log cabin-style building that houses the park's picnic shelter is an ideal place for a large gathering. The shelter will accommodate approximately 60 people. It has electric lights, outlets, and a fireplace, among other amenities. Call the park to reserve the shelter.Did you Know? Minnesota aviator, Charles A. Lindbergh was the first to fly an airplane solo non-stop across the Atlantic ocean. Charles A. Lindbergh Biography
Camping in Charles A. Lindbergh State Park: Of the 38 tent and RV sites, 15 have electrical hookups. You will also find two cart-in sites, and one group site that can accommodate up to 30 campers. There is a playground in the park. Flush and vault toilets, showers, picnic tables, fire rings, and a dump station are provided.
More Attractions in This Region: Learn some of the history of the area's lumber barons by visiting the Charles A. Weyerhaeuser Memorial Museum in Little Falls. Two nearby Weyerhaeuser mansions are furnished with original antique furniture and heirlooms. Though these are not always open, take a stroll on the grounds if you have the opportunity.
1615 Lindbergh Drive South
Little Falls, MN 56345