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Stone Arch Bridge

Address: West River Road and Portland Ave, Minnesota Historical Society, Minneapolis, MN 55414 (Downtown)
Phone Number: 612-627-5433
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Nature & wildlife tours, Outdoor Activities, Sightseeing Tours
Owner description: Considered the only bridge of its kind, this soaring structure is made of native granite and...
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Type: Nature & wildlife tours, Outdoor Activities, Sightseeing Tours
Owner description: Considered the only bridge of its kind, this soaring structure is made of native granite and limestone measuring 2,100 feet in length across the mighty Mississippi.

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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22 reviews 22 reviews
16 attraction reviews
90 helpful votes 90 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015 NEW

A great walk across the Mississippi River at any time of year. Very beautiful views in the warmer months as well in the winter too. It's fun to see the boats going through the locks as they make their way down the river. Plenty of parking on both sides of the bridge. The bridge is also a great spot to... More 

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Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States
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11 reviews 11 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Easy to navigate with large area so not crowded in feeling. Great for individuals pairs friends or families! It's so much fun! A repeat activity! beautiful views of the river, dam, downtown. Parking can be found on both sides.

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Just a great old stone bridge. A nice place to walk and observe the Mississippi River and view the shores on both sides.

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2015

This is my favorite place in Minneapolis. This is where the city began. Love the history and ruins. Great hike takes 25 minutes over the stone arch bridge, past St Anthony Main, over the 3rd Ave bridge and along the river back to stone arch.

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Minneapolis, MN
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19 attraction reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2015

If you are looking for something to do in MN go to the Stone Arch Bridge. It is beautiful architecture in a beautiful city location with so many restaurants, museums and theaters around it. This one is a must do.

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Golden Valley, Minnesota
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8 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2015

The views of Minneapolis here are stunning and have no comparison anywhere else in the city! Especially in the summer, plenty of people are enjoying the stroll from one side of the river to another. Bring your camera- you will want to capture this!

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phoenix
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143 attraction reviews
125 helpful votes 125 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015

This is a beautiful bridge crossing the Mississippi that has a wonderful wonderful along with the backdrop of the city skyline. Great place for a run, walk, stroll or place to think.

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015

The history bridge is now a pedestrian walkway, bicycles are also allowed, which many enjoy and they have Segway tours you can take if you want to splurge. There is a great view of the Mississippi from the bridge. What I really like though is viewing the bridge with the falls and river and city backdrop from a spot near... More 

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Manila
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35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015

Really just a nice place to cross over the Mississippi, even late at night in the dead of winter. It could have been the perfect, romantic bridge to walk over with someone you love. The cold would have given you an excuse to walk closer to each other.

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Piney Flats, Tennessee
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34 attraction reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015

What a great historical, educational, photographic, and beautiful landmark. Water fall, stone bridge, sunset, Mississippi River with lock, museums, theater - DON'T MISS THIS . Also, adds many steps to the pedometer !!!!!

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