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Address: West River Road and Portland Ave, Minnesota Historical Society, Minneapolis, MN 55414
Phone Number: 612-627-5433
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Description: Considered the only bridge of its kind, this soaring structure is made of...
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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4th of July celebration

Spent the 4th of July on the bridge (which is an historical treasure in Mpls). It's now just a walking and biking bridge and in the evening of the 4th....the best place to watch... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 2, 2015
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2015 NEW

As many riversides I visited in US, the area is not so beautiful. There are lots of people exercizing and tourists, but it`s definetly not the most interesting place in town.

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St Paul, MN
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015 NEW

Spent the 4th of July on the bridge (which is an historical treasure in Mpls). It's now just a walking and biking bridge and in the evening of the 4th....the best place to watch the fireworks. They were outstanding.

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Bay City, Michigan
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015 NEW

I was told about this iconic landmark while on a paddle wheeler boat ride. So, I headed this way a couple hours later. Parking was hard to find. Have to walk a few blocks to get here. It provides a wonderful walk across the bridge, made of stone arches. The stone arches can be seen along the park you enter,... More 

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

A must stop if you are visiting Minneapolis! We always bring visitors here. The stone arch bridge is an iconic landmark in Minneapolis. Historic mill ruins alongside the bridge are marked. Great spot for a stroll and people watching. Or, rent a Nice Ride bike and cruise around the area. If the weather is nice there will be lots of... More 

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Chesterfield, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015

The Stone Arch Bridge was located very close to my hotel - and it provided a wonderful walking trail for an after-work stroll. Views of the city and of the river are great - there is no automotive traffic - great way to pass some time and walk away some stress!

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Plano, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015

The bridge is a very lovely structure to look at as it crosses the river, but walking across it is just as nice as you walk from the city to the tree lined neighborhood across the river. The view up and down the river is spectacular, especially in the early evening with the sunset and city lights.

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Columbus, Ohio
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015

It's a great bridge for walking or biking straight into the heart of the city. It's a picturesque walk.

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Livermore, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

The Stone Arch Bridge is a former railroad bridge crossing the Mississippi River at Saint Anthony Falls in downtown Minneapolis, Minnesota. The bridge was completed in 1883. You are able to walk across it and is part of the Heritage Trail loop. Nice views of the "Gold Medal Flour" mill ruins and the Mississippi River, St. Anthony falls "apron" and... More 

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

This beautiful and historic walking/biking bridge is truly the Main Street of Minneapolis. Beautiful views of the city skyline and outstanding people watching! See everyone from grandma pushing grand daughter in a stroller to a high school couple stopping by prior to prom to have their pictures taken to groups of lycra-clad bicyclists. I walk the Stone Arch daily and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

Historic views in all directions. The Stone Arch Bridge can viewed from all angles and experienced from on top or below. Crossing the Mississippi River below the falls provide a great vantage point to observe the historic and and modern Minneapolis area. The Guthrie Theatre on the west side and fun eating on the east side connects a great day... More 

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Address: West River Road and Portland Ave, Minnesota Historical Society, Minneapolis, MN 55414
Phone Number: 612-627-5433
Location: United States  >  Minnesota (MN)  >  Minneapolis>  > Downtown

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