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Quaint Historical Park Close to Minneapolis

Well-kept, oft-trodden trails are accessible for all ages. The falls are close to parking and can... read more

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matthelm96
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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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Minnehaha Park rocks!!

This is a fabulous gem in south Minneapolis - it's got the attraction of the Minnehaha Falls... read more

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Sandita_travels
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Metro Minneapolis-Saint Paul, Minnesota
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One of the city's oldest and most popular parks.
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4801 Minnehaha Ave, Minneapolis, MN 55417-2373
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Well-kept, oft-trodden trails are accessible for all ages. The falls are close to parking and can be viewed without having to walk far. There are stairs that lead down to the bottom of the falls, and a sturdy and wide walking bridge to view them...More

Thank matthelm96
Reviewed yesterday

This is a fabulous gem in south Minneapolis - it's got the attraction of the Minnehaha Falls (fabulous all year round), some nice walking trails and the wonderful Sea Salt restaurant (summer only)…. be sure to get in line early! Summer time often has free...More

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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

After many a visit to the twin cities, finally made it to the falls. An amazing view with such easy access. The ice-cream shop nearby is not to be missed... 😂. It's not to missed a whole. Well worth it!

Thank 44tammyf
Reviewed 4 days ago

This park is beautiful! It's a great place to take a walk and forget that you are still actually in the city. There are great paths, waterfalls, stone bridges, historical buildings, and places to eat. It's definitely worth a stop, bring a camera.

Thank JamieHtravels
Reviewed 5 days ago

Take your camera and make sure you take the trail down to the base of the falls. Also follow the trail as it winds along the river to where is connects with the Mississippi.

Thank sheld0n954
Reviewed 6 days ago

This park is spacious and near the falls. There is a bit of history and several monuments to view and benches to rest.

Thank Cindy J
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Every time that I come here, I'm amazed that this place is right in the middle of the city. It's a lot more than the (often seasonally stunning) waterfall. There are trails right to the Mississippi River and scattered throughout the woods, allowing a casual...More

Thank BlueMinneapolis
Reviewed 1 week ago

A wonderful place to spend a weekend day - family-friendly, beautiful, and spacious. The waterfall is the icing on the cake. Highly recommend Sea Salt restaurant - but be prepared to stand in line. It’s worth it.

Thank Rick M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Minnehaha Falls is one of my favorite places in Minneapolis. It’s a great mix of the city and nature and a great place to get away from the busy day-to-day life. It can get a bit busy at the main areas, especially summer afternoons, but...More

Thank Cecelia H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I enjoy walking along Minnehaha Creek as it winds it's way down a falls and then through gorge until it meets the mighty Mississippi River. Sea Salt is located in the middle of the park and has great fresh sea food plus ice cream and...More

Thank Steve R
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James P
31 May 2018|
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Response from dektolia | Reviewed this property |
Visitors are not allowed to walk behind/directly under the falls, but you can descend a bunch of steps to get to a path to view the waterfall from below. The path continues along the water below the falls if you’d like a... More
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stibba19
6 October 2017|
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Response from CDC_ALUMNI | Reviewed this property |
Yes...picnic tables and grills in the park.
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Just M
29 July 2017|
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Response from 1269nh | Reviewed this property |
check the light rail route, I do believe there is a stop near the park.
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