Birch Coulee Battlefield
Jct of Renville Cty Hwy 2 and Hwy 18
Morton, MN 56270


Year round:
Daily, dawn-dusk
Trails are not maintained in the winter.






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Birch Coulee Battlefield

Site of the Battle of Birch Coulee, one of the hardest fought battles of the U.S.-Dakota War of 1862. Visitors can tour the self-guided trails where markers explain the battle from Dakota and U.S. soldiers’ perspectives. Birch Coulee Battlefield is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.

This site is managed by Renville County Historical Society.

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