Outdoor Adventures Abound in Little Falls, MN
If you love connecting with nature and glimpsing wildlife, you've come to the right place in Little Falls with attractions like Maple Island Park & Gardens just about a mile from the Country Inn & Suites. When you make our hotel your home base, you discover plenty of things to do from fishing and canoeing at Charles A. Lindbergh State Park to hiking and birdwatching at Lake Alexander Preserve. You can also check out the bison and bears at Pine Grove Zoo or tour the childhood home of famed aviator Charles Lindbergh at the nearby historic site.
Don't miss these exciting points of interest:
- Maple Island Park & Gardens (1.2 miles)
Pack a picnic for an outing at this sprawling, serene park, home to natural waterfalls, gazebos and picnic shelters.
- Minnesota Fishing Museum and Hall of Fame (1.4 miles)
Learn all about Minnesota's rich fishing legacy when you take time to browse through the exhibits at this nearby museum, featuring more than 10,000 fishing artifacts.
Phone: +1 (320) 616-2011
- Charles A. Lindbergh Historic Site (1.8 miles)
Combine history with fun at the Charles A. Lindbergh Historic Site, where you can tour the halls of Lindbergh's childhood home and experience the Spirit of St. Louis flight in a simulator.
Phone: +1 (320) 616-5421
- Pine Grove Zoo (2 miles)
Find all your favorite animals, from black bears and white-tailed deer to bison and giant tortoises, at Pine Grove Zoo. When you need a break, stop by the zoo's Cougar Cafe for a bite to eat.
Phone: +1 (320) 616-5595
- Charles A. Lindbergh State Park (3 miles)
Lace up your hiking boots and hit the trails at this nearby state park, also offering opportunities to canoe, fish, ski and spot birds.
- Camp Ripley (7 miles)
Be within minutes of this 53,000-acre training facility for military and support personnel.
Phone: +1 (320) 616-2699
- Minnesota Military Museum (7.2 miles)
Dedicated to Minnesota residents who served in the military, this museum features indoor and outdoor exhibits about these men and women who served their nation from the earliest of battles through the World Wars and current conflicts.
Phone: +1 (320) 632-7374
- Crane Meadows National Wildlife Refuge (8 miles)
For a chance to see Sandhill cranes and other forms of wildlife amid wetlands, oak woods and other natural habitats, plan a visit to Crane Meadows National Wildlife Refuge. You can also enjoy a 3.5-mile scenic hike along the Platte River Hiking Trail.
Phone: +1 (320) 632-1575
- Lake Alexander Preserve (22 miles)
Birdwatchers won't want to miss an opportunity to glimpse great blue herons, bald eagles and other species that call this stunning area of protected nature home. The preserve is also a haven for black bears and timber wolves.
Phone: +1 (218) 575-3032
Directions: The Country Inn & Suites in Little Falls, MN is near the intersection of State Highway 27 and U.S. Highway 10. From State Highway 27, turn north on 16th Street. The hotel will be located on the left-hand side.