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Minnehaha Park

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Address: 4801 Minnehaha Ave, Minneapolis, MN 55417-2373
Phone Number: 612 230 6400
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One of the city's oldest and most popular parks.

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River and water falls

Stop with the children and explore the park and water fall. It is free. Right by the rail station, but it is a lot of walking. Did not see restrooms while there. Also a lot of... read more

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San Antonio
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Stop with the children and explore the park and water fall. It is free. Right by the rail station, but it is a lot of walking. Did not see restrooms while there. Also a lot of steps. If you break the rules you can go behind the water fall too.

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Astoria, New York
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 143 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We had two short trips here and I just wish we could have spent more time enjoying the scenery. For those of you that don't own cars, the local light rail Metro stops at the park. A MUST for any tourist .

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Saint Louis Park, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

This park is a beautiful and historic park in the middle of an urban area! Such beauty in all 4 seasons! The hiking trails are just beautiful, especially following the creek all the way to the Mississippi River. The park has hiking trails, historic markers, ample parking ( for a small fee) and lots of picnic areas and a playground... More 

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Santa Fe, TX
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The falls at Minnehaha park are beautiful! The park includes a café and ice cream shop, a playground, a challenging hiking trail and even a swimming area. The trail is worth a hike but is quite steep in places. One can, however, see the falls without going onto the trail. The ice cream is quite good and a nice, cool... More 

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Bridgeton, New Jersey
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 121 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Just like Henry Wadsworth Longfellow we could sit and watch the falls as well as the surrounding area and imagine the braves and the maidens that he wrote of in his poem. The park is maintained, but not over commercialized. The entire family will find something to do. A children's play area will keep the little ones busy. There is... More 

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This park is gorgeous. It offers scenic views and a beautiful place to spend a few hours of the day. It was crowded considering I went on a holiday weekend, but I still got a great view of the falls.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The Falls here are beatific year round. The trails feel natural, not over finished. Great place to spend an hour or an afternoon. We visit here a few times a year. Pleasant in light rain, avoid if heavy rain because paths will will be muddy.

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Jacksonville, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This landmark of Minneapolis was a bit disappointing--jammed with tourist buses and people. Interesting waterfall and statues, but you don't need more than 10 minutes to see them both... Probably my least favorite thing, as a visitor to Minneapolis.

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

You don't even know you are in the city at Minnehaha Park. Visit the falls, stop for a bit to eat and hit the trails.!

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

By every standard this is a great park. Plenty of walking trails, a couple spots to grab a sandwich or a drink, beautiful waterfalls, rock formations, and the Mississippi only a short hike away.

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