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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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One of the city's oldest and most popular parks.

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Beautiful Falls and Hiking

We recently took a beautiful fall hike. We started at the falls and hand then hiked down the creek to the Mississippi River. On our way down the creek we mostly stayed on the... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
Saint Paul, Minnesota
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Saint Paul, Minnesota
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313 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 97 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We recently took a beautiful fall hike. We started at the falls and hand then hiked down the creek to the Mississippi River. On our way down the creek we mostly stayed on the South side. It is a well worn path, but not paved. There were a couple of spots that you needed to watch your footing as you... More 

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San Ramon, California
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19 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

I've been visiting Minneapolis and its suburbs for years but this time I brought my boyfriend with me to meet the family and we needed a little escape the day after Thanksgiving so we got in the car and followed the advice of Trip Advisor and headed for Minnehaha Falls. It was FREEZING today (about 15 degrees) but the park... More 

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Farmington, Minnesota
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11 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I love to visit the falls with my family as well as solo. With my family we hike down to the bottom of the falls and then to the wade in area a 1/4 mile further. My kids absolutely love this area. It is only ankle deep, but they always seems to get soaked playing so bring a towel. I... More 

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Curitiba, PR
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6 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

A beautiful park, you can walk arround or sit on the grass. There are restaurants and bars nearby. It's great.

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Harrogate, United Kingdom
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86 reviews
26 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The last time Izzy and were here back in 2012, Minniehaha Falls were dry as a bone; not so today. These historic falls are one of the most photographed, drawn or painted sites in Minnesota and when you visit you will know why. "The Song of Hiawatha" by Henry Wadsworth published in 1855 helped promote the prominence of this site... More 

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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851 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 883 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It's November 15th and a magnificent warm sunny day! The restrooms were closed and the porta potties had no toilet paper. This is not acceptable. The place was packed with people trying to enjoy the day and some of us need to use the facilities. The Falls were tremendous with all the recent rainfall. The park service needs to fix... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 107 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It was really pretty waterfall...you can see it from the top and there is also stairs down to the bottom. It is pretty

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Richfield, United States
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We got married on the bridge here in 1989. It is a large gorgeous park. There is the bridge with waterfall and several spots to have class photos done like our daughter did. We held our picnic reception in one of the many pavilions at the park. This is a well maintained and well visited park with gorgeous shade trees... More 

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Little Elm, Texas
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136 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 195 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I am a sucker for waterfalls. It really does not matter the size of the fall, the flow of water of the falls or the location. This waterfall is no exception. Beautiful in nature and a great place for photos. The walk down stream was nice and peaceful and our kids waded out into the water (we were there in... More 

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Campbell River
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Lovely park & falls on the sunny fall day. Food was great as well but we did have to wait awhile as it was busy but worth the wait.

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