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Plum Creek, Walnut Grove

#459 of 1,267 in Things to do in Minnesota
Plum Creek is a 35.4-mile-long (57.0 km) stream near the city of Walnut Grove, Minnesota. It passes to the northwest of the town, flowing northeasterly to the Cottonwood River, with its waters then flowing to the Minnesota River and eventually the Mississippi River. Plum Creek lends its name to a regional library network.

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  • Just a mile out of town, this was a 15 minute stop as it was a hot day. But we did walk to the Banks of the creek. A beautiful creek. Then hiked to the dugout site. Could have spent longer but needed....  more »
  • Any fan of Laura Ingalls Wilder will want to see the spot she wrote about in her books. There is a marker and monument to the area. There is a private farm that actually lets you view the spot of...  more »

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