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Minnehaha Park, Minneapolis

4.8
#1 of 358 in Parks in Minnesota
Waterfall Park Must See
Meander among manicured lawns and forests overlooking the Mississippi River at Minnehaha Park, one of Minneapolis's oldest parks. Visit the site's famous 16m (53 ft) waterfall, and enjoy a picnic in one of the many areas available. You can take a trail that leads from the upper falls all the way down to the river and appreciate elm, silver maple, and oak trees along the way. Don't forget to check out the Longfellow House Visitor Center, which houses a small collection of historical photographs and provides useful information on the area and its history. To visit Minnehaha Park on your holiday in Minneapolis, and find out what else Minneapolis has to offer, use our Minneapolis road trip app .
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  • Came here to end our family vacation before we left the next day to unwind. It was great! The area is amazing! It does have alot of stairs that will go to the falls. So, be prepared to do some stairs ...  more »
  • We enjoyed sitting outside and having a light meal at the falls. Lots of families around and it just has a great family park atmosphere. Summer evenings in Minneapolis are really enjoyable and this is...  more »
  • Continue past the falls onto the paths that make their way to where the creek spills into the Mississippi. Good morning activity.  more »
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