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Beautiful area to enjoy the out of doors

Go here and enjoy being outdoors. You can hike, ride a bike, relax or grab a beverage or bite to... read more

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Nice hike by the water

I believed my wife and I visited this amazing landscape on the first sunny day of the year in... read more

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“sea salt”(172 reviews)
One of the city's oldest and most popular parks.
4801 Minnehaha Ave, Minneapolis, MN 55417-2373
+1 612-230-6400
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Go here and enjoy being outdoors. You can hike, ride a bike, relax or grab a beverage or bite to eat at a Sea Salt eatery nearby. It is a lovely area that refreshes your soul. Beautiful waterfalls and the sound of rushing water!

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank joaniemaria
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

I believed my wife and I visited this amazing landscape on the first sunny day of the year in Minneapolis. Locals were enjoying the weather and this place is amazing. Save some time to visit Sea Salt restaurant near the fall.

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank jaimecazotti
Reviewed 1 week ago

Two levels to this park. The "upper" level is good space for picnics, games and hanging out in the sun. The "lower" level is a beautiful walk along a rolling stream with bridges to cross, rapids and waterfalls!

Date of experience: April 2019
1  Thank HiDee S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

What can I really say that the title of this review hadn't said, Minnehaha Falls is beautiful day or night and it's not just the falls! The trails that lead to 5he Mighty Mississippi River and back are unbelievable, the rocks you see are amazing,...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank ANTHONY D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

City park w/ a 53 ft waterfall, easily accessible - also walking trails along the river, other activities. Beautiful place in the middle of residential Minneapolis.

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank L H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went walking around here with my sister and loved it. The falls was awesome and still partially frozen so it was quite the sight! Lots of folks walking their dogs too. Good place to take a relaxing walk.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Jody S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

quick stop before heading to the airport (which is only about 10 minutes away) Parking is somewhat limited and could be a problem on busy days. Short walk to the falls but lots of steps. Great views from the overlooks. Lots of walking/biking trails and...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank keenerkrew
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The park has varied features. While the waterfall is the highlight, there's much more. There are open spaces (think frisbee), lots of picnicing areas, you can walk trails to the river (when the creek is high it can be slippery), see impromptu rock sculptures or...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank MNmaid
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

There is quite a bit to do here other than the falls as it is quite expansive. There is a trail from the falls/bridge down the river to another bridge but it was quite slippery and sloped towards the river so some people were turning...More

Date of experience: March 2019
1  Thank patlv23
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The classic scene on each nationally televised Vikings game. Minnehaha Falls. Meandering stream ends in impressive falls most of the year, including winter when it freezes. Nice family friendly hike (after significant stairs to start) ~ 1/2 mile to where the creek flows into the...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Purely F
November 13, 2018|
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Response from Jennell P | Reviewed this property |
Yes. You do need to know you will ind a lot of stairs. Still you will find a lot of small children and babies with their families having a great time .
James P
May 31, 2018|
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Response from dektolia | Reviewed this property |
Visitors are not allowed to walk behind/directly under the falls, but you can descend a bunch of steps to get to a path to view the waterfall from below. The path continues along the water below the falls if you’d like a... More
October 6, 2017|
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Response from CDC_ALUMNI | Reviewed this property |
Yes...picnic tables and grills in the park.