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Minnehaha Park

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Address: 4801 Minnehaha Ave S, Minneapolis, MN 55417
Phone Number: 612 230 6400
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Description: One of the city's oldest and most popular parks.
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Winter Wonderland!

We were able to stop at Minnehaha Park right after a fresh snowfall and it was absolutely gorgeous. The park was peaceful and fun to explore. We will definitely make a point of... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed January 27, 2015
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Schaumburg, Illinois
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Schaumburg, Illinois
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8 reviews 8 reviews
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10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015 NEW

We were able to stop at Minnehaha Park right after a fresh snowfall and it was absolutely gorgeous. The park was peaceful and fun to explore. We will definitely make a point of stopping here if we visit again!

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Zimmerman, Minnesota
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21 reviews 21 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015

What a beautiful park! Decided to spend a nice 40-degree day by going somewhere new (we just moved to MN) and thought Minnehaha Park would be a great place to test out. Its about an hour drive for us, but was worth it! We went on a Sunday and it was surprisingly busy, but not crowded, and everyone was friendly.... More 

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Minneapolis
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015

Minnehaha Falls is a stunning sight to see during any season of the year. We always bring out of town guests here and consider it a 'must see!' attraction for folks of all ages. The scenic drive to the park along Minnehaha Parkway is a great way to see some of the city's lovely residential areas. The park itself has... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015

We decided to venture out into the frozen tundra, since it was almost 40 degrees outside, and walked to Minnehaha Park, where there were scads of people out and about, enjoying the beautifully sunny day! We went past the barricades (no trespassing signs) as did everyone else-- to experience what it was like to walk on the top of frozen... More 

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Morgantown, West Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

Walking along Minnehaha Creek and finally to the Minnehaha Falls last Thanksgiving, 2014, was one of the highlights of our last trip here. I am lucky enough to have two friends from college days who live with Minnehaha Creek as their back yard. So we talk as we walk to the Falls. The walkways along the creek were mostly cleared... More 

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Yorkville, Illinois, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

This was a great walk around nature up north seeing beautiful waterfalls, having some great seafood, and biking around the park area full of beautiful nature and great pieces of history.

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

A well used but cared for park. Highlights include the falls and pathways for hiking. Sea Salt is a great eatery. Often there is music in the park and during the summer a church service on Sundays under the trees. Bring your bkle for miles and miles of flat riding.

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Groton, CT
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

The falls may be the focal point but the extensive grounds are beautiful as well. The falls is a natural sink hole the is amazing in every season. In Winter, it becomes an ice sculpture.

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015

We stopped by for a quick visit to see the Minnehaha Falls. The falls freeze over this time of year and it's a pretty spectacular site to see. The falls are a short walk from the parking lot and can be accessed by descending stone stairs. The stairs were technically closed due to ice but everyone just climbed right over... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015

I've been to Minnesota numerous times but never saw Minnehaha Falls in the summer. What a great park for families, couples, or anyone! The Falls were flowing strong and there were numerous photo opportunities. The grass and picnic areas were bustling with families celebrating the holiday... if we didn't already have plans, we would have definitely stayed longer. I highly... More 

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