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Description: Minnesota's tallest waterfall at 120 feet.

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If you like scenery at its best stop.

Easy on off of Hwy 61, plenty of parking, handicap accessible. A magical moment that puts you back in time to the lumber jacks using the falls to transport logs.

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 30, 2015
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Hancock
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11 reviews
4 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2015 NEW

Easy on off of Hwy 61, plenty of parking, handicap accessible. A magical moment that puts you back in time to the lumber jacks using the falls to transport logs.

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cannon falls, mn
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12 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2015

For seniors, this is a relatively easy walk along a well-maintained path with a number of benches along the way to rest. At the end of the path there are some stairs to climb to best see the falls, but they are not difficult and the view is 100% worth it. Nature at its best.

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Waconia, Minnesota
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35 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2015

The parking lot for these falls is within sight of the U.S. Canadian border. The trail is approximately a half mile each way and is either paved or boardwalk the entire way. We were on the U.S. side of the border and there is another park on the Ontario side just after the border. When viewing the falls from one... More 

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Andover, Minnesota
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21 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015

Family trip with 11 year old. Very easy walk along well maintained path to get to falls. They have a few different viewing areas so you can either feel the spray or stay back. Bugs weren't too bad, we did use a spray and that kept them away. Highest falls in MN and you can see Canada. Small visitor center... More 

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Minnesota
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152 reviews
67 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 283 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

We recently returned to the High Falls in the Grand Portage, Minnesota area. Truly another one of Mother Natures beauties. This time we took two of our grandsons and they loved it. The waterfall is very easy to access on a super walkway with raised platforms when you reach the falls for the best photographs ever. You must see this... More 

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Little Falls, Minnesota
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8 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015

We made a special trip to Grand Portage to see High Falls, and I'm glad we did! The trail to High Falls is very nice, we easily walked it with two small children. The views were spectacular! I'd definitely recommend seeing this one!

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Minnesota
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9 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015

These falls are supposed to be the highest falls in MN. They are beautiful. Such power behind the water! Very nice walk to the falls. Many places for photos to be taken. Free admission to the state park.

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8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015

My husband and I enjoyed a week of playing along Lake Superior. One of our top picks was walking the short distance to High Falls. Definitely worth the stop. Cool that Canada was the opposite side of the river.

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TUCSON
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41 reviews
16 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015

I like walking along the boardwalk for the short distance of maybe a half a mile to and as you walk to see wild berries growing alongside the path ,And to see the Pigeon River flowing along on the north side for right across is Canada. And then you hear the falls, Nicely built stairs and you have the most... More 

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Orlando, FL
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38 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 95 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2015

High Falls are located behind the visitor's center in Grand Portage, MN. The visitor's center is just south of the US Customs & Border Protection port of entry. The center isn't particularly well signed, but it has a large parking lot that is visible from the road. The center has clean restrooms and water fountains, and provides lots of information... More 

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