Lac qui Parle Mission

The origins of written Dakota language

Hours and admission

The trails are open daily, from dawn until dusk. Trails are not maintained in the winter.

Mission building
Open April 30–September 4: 8:00 am8:00 pm

Free admission.


Hours and admission

Getting here

Jct of Chippewa County Hwy. 13 and County Rd. 32
Montevideo, MN 56265

A free parking lot is available at the site.

Map and directions

What to see and do

Trek the trails on foot or horseback. Keep an eye out for wildlife, as the nearby Lac qui Parle Wildlife Management Area means you may come face-to-face with white tail deer, geese, swans, nesting pelicans, and other animals who call the area home.