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nice and quiet

historic little spring. free parking in the area, not as crowded as some of the other parking that... read more

Reviewed April 28, 2017
marieatta_pman
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marietta GA
The history in this place, who knew it was here! A natural Spring, love MN

it was fun to wander around on a hot day play a little! the structure is interesting, especially... read more

Reviewed May 8, 2019
treesaw944
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Edina, Minnesota
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May 8, 2019
“The history in this place, who knew it was here! A natural Spring, love MN”
Aug 12, 2018
“Small park that connects to larger park”
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Coldwater had been home to the Bureau of Mines Twin Cities Research Center for close to fifty years, from 1949 to 1996, when Congress closed all Bureau of Mines centers nationwide. In 2010 the NPS assumed responsibility, Coldwater has gone from an...more
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5601 Minnehaha Park Drive South, between Minnehaha Falls Park and Fort Snelling State Park, Minneapolis, MN 55417
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it was fun to wander around on a hot day play a little! the structure is interesting, especially with the fort (Fort Snelling) so near. But I like to think further back to the Native residents. I like the trails nearby down to the river in the gorge. the small waterfall is
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Even though one person has said there is free parking, I am not sure where it is. It is a need to see place, but parking is a nightmare on a summer weekend. I would recommend getting there as early as possible to get a good parking spot, say seven in the morning. A couple of
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This National Park is a gem. Located nearly close enough to spot at Highways 55 & 62 and Hiawatha Ave. this spot is so quiet and peaceful. We accessed it while biking on the trail along the Mississippi River and followed the creek up to its start. The little tower marks the
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historic little spring. free parking in the area, not as crowded as some of the other parking that i saw. nice spot to get into the nature of the local parks there
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As with many parts of government-owned property near Fort Snelling, this is a natural ruin. Unfortunately, as with others, it is also poorly marked and mapped. It could be a lovely place for nature tours--a little gem. It has a long history related to the natural fresh water
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