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Neat to walk in the creek

As others have said, this is the very spot where Laura played so many years ago. Dad was the hero... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Following the footsteps

I really enjoyed my visit to Plum Creek. The road into the site is gravel but in good shape and... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
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Site made famous by author Laura Ingalls.
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Walnut Grove, MN
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

As others have said, this is the very spot where Laura played so many years ago. Dad was the hero for arranging this stop :) We checked out the remains of the dugout house and put our feet in the creek. A tip: If you...More

Thank brianbva
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I really enjoyed my visit to Plum Creek. The road into the site is gravel but in good shape and there is a place to picnic next to Plum Creek. The dugout is gone but the original area is roped off and marked. It was...More

Thank Laura M
Reviewed 1 August 2017

Any child who has read "On the Banks of Plum Creek" or any of Laura Ingels Wilder's books will be transported back in time by standing where Laura stood and remembering her wonderful adventures. The only visible sign of the cabin Pa built is a...More

Thank HowdyDoody4
Reviewed 20 July 2017 via mobile

It was so neat to be exactly where Laura was, wading in Plum Creek. We went in a warm day and you can tell why Laura was so tempted to go in. The water was cool and clear. No sign of leeches or crabs as...More

Thank Shara H
Reviewed 16 July 2017 via mobile

This was the best part of our Walnut Grove visit. The quietness of the prairie coupled with the knowledge that this was the spot where the Ingalls initially stayed was very powerful. I imagine that feeling the hot sun and sandy bottom of Plum Creek...More

Thank artsynina
Reviewed 3 July 2017

As a LIW fan I found this roadside stop very interesting. I could imagine them living here and you get a sense of how far they walked to school etc. When our kids were small we read the books, and at that time, thought we...More

Thank Schweizerchick
Reviewed 27 May 2017 via mobile

Very cool place to visit if you were a fan of the show Little House on the Prairie. You can actually see Plum Creek where Laura used to fish and spent a lot of her time. The place where they lived is sort of there,...More

Thank Dee S
Reviewed 9 April 2017

i read laura's books as a kid, its nice you can vist plum creek, bough lunch from Neillie's cafe and ate here too.

Thank Katie J J
Reviewed 12 March 2017 via mobile

We visited with our family of 7 and enjoyed the site very much. The site was easily assessable by vehicle, even for our 33-foot long RV. The site is in private property, and a small donation is requested. It is worth the price!

Thank Eric B
Reviewed 11 November 2016

Loved the entire town. Take time to visit all the wonderful places. The museum, cafe and all the town. Could not stop smiling.

Thank kinglish413
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