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Address: 54497 Gadwall Road, Mankato, MN 56001
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Beautiful in Fall with the falls and the leaves

Not that far away from Mankato on Hwy. 68 the trails are well kept but steep in some parts. Crossing the bridge over the falls and also the bottom of the falls area are very... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed September 1, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW

Not that far away from Mankato on Hwy. 68 the trails are well kept but steep in some parts. Crossing the bridge over the falls and also the bottom of the falls area are very beautiful.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2015

The Minneopa Falls were beautiful. You can get a great view of both the upper and lower falls and it's a pretty easy walk. The stairs that lead you down to the bottom of the falls are carved from rock, so they are uneven and a little slippery. Take it slow and hold onto the railing! They recommend against wading... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2015

I love this park. It is very beautiful. Not crowded and a nice picnic area. I enjoyed the hike down to the fall. So far one of my favorite parks in Minnesota.

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Elk River, Minnesota
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7 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

I've been to this park multiple times and I love it every time. We have camped here as well and it has beautiful sites with vegetation between each site. There was a good amount of privacy. Not to mention the atmosphere is comfortable and nice:)

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

Spent time in Mankato and came across the park. The falls is beautiful. It was nice to walk the trails and see nature. Lots of tables if you have time to have a picnic.

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Detroit, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

After driving from South Dakota we wanted to stretch our legs. We picked this park because it was on the way to our destination and from other reviews. It was really nice. We took the stairs down and walked along the river to the falls for a close up. The soft sandstone had tons of carvings in them. I actually... More 

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Prior Lake, Minnesota
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

Made last minute reservations for the fourth of July and had a wonderful time! The falls were fabulous, spent almost half a day there, grounds were clean and well cared for with a variety of things to do in he surrounding the area. Make sure to sent aside time for the Shells Brewery tour in New Ulm!

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minneapolis
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015

Beautiful landscape to take a picture, place to relax with great fall easy to access any where that you want to see .

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Mankato, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

This park is perfect for a day picnic or to stay a while! Picnics by the waterfalls are lovely and there are many great places for photo ops. We go there often. There is also a lot to enjoy if you want to camp - we've been there for camping and even rented the camping cabin a couple of times.... More 

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Collinsville, Oklahoma
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2015

Not far from town. beautiful waterfall and cliff our niece enjoyed climbing .Lovely part of the country.Also Loved New Ulm German clock, brewery tour and German restaurant.

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