Fort Ridgely

Scene of Civil War & US-Dakota War history


The grounds are open daily, from dawn until dusk.
The commissary building is currently closed. Admission is free.


Hours and admission

Getting here

72404 County Road 30
Fairfax, MN 55332

State park vehicle permit required.

Map and directions

What to see and do

Explore the ruins of this once thriving 1853 military outpost and learn more about its role in the US-Dakota War.