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Falls Park

Open Now: 5:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Open today: 5:00 AM - 10:00 PM
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Niche Peeps

It’s pretty and educational. The history of the location is intriguing if that is up your alley. My... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Adam W
via mobile
Natures beauty

Great park to stop and stretch during a cross county trip. Clean surroundings and nice trails... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Don W
Buffalo, New York
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  • Average3%
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“on the rocks”(132 reviews)
“old mill”(41 reviews)
Park with waterfalls where the river flows over many tiers of Sioux quartzite.
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131 E Falls Park Dr, Sioux Falls, SD 57103
+1 605-367-7430
Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed July 19, 2005

This is an awesome park, not something you'd expect to see in the middle of a city. Great place to stop and stretch your legs or just relax from your long drive out west. It's a very scenic place in a calm environment. The rocks...More

6  Thank tropicaldrinks
Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed July 31, 2015 via mobile

Reading other reviews, I was weary of the potential smell that would accompany this attraction. Heads up, as soon as I exited I-29 for the downtown area, a smell was apparent. Walking around the park, at a certain point, the smell became pungent. Mind you,...More

6  Thank Keri O
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

It’s pretty and educational. The history of the location is intriguing if that is up your alley. My father and I went to kill some time and there were other families around. We didn’t fall in the river.

Thank Adam W
Reviewed 5 days ago

Great park to stop and stretch during a cross county trip. Clean surroundings and nice trails highlight the water falls and natural stone of the region. Visitor center offers gift shop, rest rooms and sightseeing tower.

Thank Don W
Reviewed 1 week ago

We were here in mid October and there was already a chill in the air. Nice paved walking paths and a bridge over to the other side. Beautiful pink colored rock and multiple falls. 2 parking lots and small building about 3 stories high with...More

Thank Michael F
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The grounds are well maintained, numerous pathways. They have a light display for christmas, starts next week so we didn’t get to see that. I am glad we stopped to check out the falls. Didn’t stay too long because it was so windy and cold.

Thank jdc9601
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Falls Park is a hidden gem in Sioux Falls. While riding the bike trail, it is a lovely rest stop where the sounds of rushing waters and rustling leaves sooth the soul. The observation tower provides a great overview, and the shop has interesting and...More

Thank David E
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Enjoyed visiting and taking photos of the fall's area. It was cold but still enjoyed walking the local trails around falls.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I live in Sioux Falls and still never tire of taking a short break to visit the falls to enjoy the beauty that never disappoints, especial when it’s been as full of water as it was this year from all of the heavy rains! It...More

Thank Jankn614
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Wonderful park and beautiful rapids. Great place to picnic and sight see. Wonderful scenery, paved, easy to walk trails and some roaring rapids. Don't miss this.

Thank Departure84466
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Really pretty free to walk around park with free parking. Waterfalls everywhere with amazing rocks that it pours over. There’s lots of room for the kids or dogs to have a great run around safely. Checkout the tower that again is free to go up...More

Thank 854DP
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The Christmas lights are amazing. For the rest of the year it is beautiful but busy and be careful on the rocks.

Thank Jef1010
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July 20, 2018|
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Response from elliesookram | Reviewed this property |
I don’t think so. At least not on the North side of the parking.
January 12, 2018|
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Response from Kentt H | Reviewed this property |
Holiday Inn is downtown and within walking distance.
Juanita K
June 12, 2017|
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Response from TakinLotsaPictures | Reviewed this property |
Visit the websites for Falls Park Sioux Falls SD - then check out the info for the Visitor/information center and the Overlook Falls Café has a site also.