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Sibley State Park

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Where to go: Once you arrive at Sibley, go straight to the Interpretive Center for orientation to roads and trails. You will also see some great exhibits and find out about upcoming naturalist programs. From there, the best place to see color is from the top of Mt. Tom, the highest point at Sibley.

What you'll see: We are past our peak color for the year. There are still some very nice pockets of color throughout the park and surrounding area. You can expect to see color in some tree types, such as red oak and aspens, through early November.

Also of interest: A trip to Sibley brings you near several other MN State Parks, such as Monson Lake, Glacial Lakes and Lake Carlos. You will pass through or near these awesome places by traveling on the Glacial Ridge Scenic Byway. It is a great way to view the annual color change and see some new sights!

Last updated: October 31, 2013 

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Getting there

800 Sibley Park Road Northeast
New London, MN 56273

From St. Cloud, take State Hwy 23 to New London, then State Hwy 9 west to County Rd. 40. Then go west on County Rd. 40. Go one mile north on 71 to park entrance.

From Willmar, take US Hwy 71 north, 15 miles to the park entrance.


Phone: 320-354-2055

Email: sibley.statepark@state.mn.us

Best time to contact the park:

Daily, 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.