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“Always Peaceful and Beautiful”
Review of Falls Park

Falls Park
Ranked #1 of 70 things to do in Sioux Falls
Certificate of Excellence
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Owner description: Park with waterfalls where the river flows over many tiers of Sioux quartzite.
Reviewed March 4, 2013

I live about an hour and a half away from Sioux Falls and most of my extended family lives there, so I visit the falls quite often. It is always very beautiful. Recently the city has added nice paths so it is stroller and wheelchair accessible, and is much more easily navigable. Although it was much more fun when you could climb across the river on rocks, explore the queen bee mill, and hike along the banks, it is much more safe and family friendly than before! (When my dad was younger he used to swim there and slide down the rocks like a water slide--pretty unsafe as the water is swift! You are not allowed to get in the water anymore.)

I love walking across the bridge and watching the falls move while getting the misty breeze. There is a nice observatory tower, and the city always has it looking nice (including Christmas lights in winter, a light show on the water, etc). Once I believe they had a Shakespeare play inside then mill which would have been a really neat setting. If you are in Sioux Falls, be sure to make a stop at their namesake falls! It is a beautiful place to take senior pictures, engagement pictures, prom pictures, etc.

Thank Angela_Houser
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Reviewed February 28, 2013

Saw the fall colors. Very calming and relaxing. A great way to spend a Sunday afternoon. Great place to take pictures and have a picnic lunch. They also do a winter wonderland that is a great way to kick off the holiday season. It's all free so take it all in.

Thank Tammy Jo Smith Z
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Reviewed February 19, 2013 via mobile

Your able to run around on the rocks and do what you want, enjoy yourself and not be "policed" around.

1  Thank Hellboy_Fitz
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Reviewed February 16, 2013

Very beautiful!! We visited in Feb. when there was sitll snow on ground and falls were partially froze over and it was still very pretty. I would love to come back and see when falls are free flowing!!

Thank luvs2travel13
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Reviewed January 30, 2013

Falls Park is an excellent location for any occasion. Great place to have a picnic in the spring, take the whole family out for a fun day in the summer, go for a walk in the fall, and see the AMAZING display of THOUSANDS of Christmas lights in the winter (Christmas time)!! Falls Park is a nice relaxing spot in the middle of a big city. I always stop by if I am in Sioux Falls. They change the colors on the falls, not sure how often, but they are usually different everytime I go. The only bad thing is they are right under the approach path for the Sioux Falls Regional Airport; however, this makes for some wonderful photo opportunities!

1  Thank Rayce M
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