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Falls Park, Sioux Falls

Categories: Nature & Parks
Inspirock Rating:
4.7/5 based on 1,900+ reviews on the web
At Falls Park, you'll experience a 50 hectare (123 acre) urban oasis with historic points of interest and a waterfall. Start by asking for information at the visitor center, and then take an elevator up to the lookout tower, which allows you to view the whole park at once. Plenty of benches are available; walking and jogging are popular. Throughout the park you'll be able to read historical information about the area and local historical remains. To visit Falls Park and get the most from your holiday in Sioux Falls, create itinerary details personal to you using our Sioux Falls family vacation planner.
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  • We were lucky enough to stay at a hotel along the river. Took the walk along the river to the park. Well worth a visit! 
  • Very nice park. Spent about an hour or so walking the grounds and seeing the sights. The location feels safe and it's free. The kids had fun going pokemon-go hunting. Definitely a place to visit if in...  read more »
  • The beauty of the falls in not describable in words or pictures. The kids had a great time climbing on the rocks and just playing. The adults loved the peacefulness of nature. 
  • Falls Park is nestled right in to downtown of Sioux Falls. It's the perfect place to relax, enjoy the endless free concerts and events nearly year long, not to mention the great lighting on the trees and structures in the holidays season. There's a watchtower that gives you perfect views of the entire park, along with a quaint gift shop on the ground floor. I'd recommend coming during the spring and summer though, when their grill/ice cream shack is open. All and all, it's a great place to bring friends and family, or even perfect for a first date.
  • No need to visit a spa on your day trip trough Sioux Falls. Simply take a quick trip over to falls park and enjoy the lovely scenery and take a quick elevator ride up falls tower. Make sure you bring an extra pair of clothing as you will sweat trough all your clothes in what seems like a 5 min elevator ride in an extremely hot a humid ride with only one exhaust fan trying so frugally to keep the hot air flowing. Unfortunately taking the stairs is not an option when you have a stroller.
  • Really great park to visit. If you enjoy waterfalls and a great view go here. The lack of fences allow for the unique opportunity for people to get up close and personal to the falls. It is recommended that parents watch their kids so they don't fall in. The tower at the part provides a unique view of the park and a little of downtown Sioux Falls. In the winter leading up to Christmas the park puts up lights throughout the park providing for a unique opportunity to drive through and see all the lights. In the fall I believe they have a light show that plays out on the falls.
  • What a neat little place to visit. If you can ignore the goofballs all walking around playing Pokemon Go, it's a nice place to walk around and enjoy the scenery. I had no idea this was the real reason that Sioux Falls is called that. Take a look around and read the history about the place, too. :)
  • Loved this place! It's beautiful, with lots of space. It was pretty busy, but it's big enough that it wasn't crowded. It would be nice if there were more trees and shade, and maybe more picnic tables, but I loved the history there.
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