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Water Power Park

Saint Anthony Main, Minneapolis, MN 55414
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Some nice views of downtown, but otherwise it could be better

If you are a bit of science or history buff or if you are into a nice views of a semi-decent... read more

Reviewed 28 July 2016
Great Park

This is a great place to go after you have visited one of the pubs on St Anthony Main. A great... read more

Reviewed 14 July 2016
Minneapolis, Minnesota
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“mississippi” (7 reviews)
“paths” (2 reviews)
“downtown” (3 reviews)
Saint Anthony Main, Minneapolis, MN 55414
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Reviewed 28 July 2016

If you are a bit of science or history buff or if you are into a nice views of a semi-decent Minneapolis skyline then this is an okay place to visit. It didn’t exist a few years ago and it’s nice that the city has...More

Thank stric75
Reviewed 14 July 2016

This is a great place to go after you have visited one of the pubs on St Anthony Main. A great place to watch and feel the power of the Mississippi .

Thank JMP386
Reviewed 12 June 2016 via mobile

After touring the Mill City Museum we walked along the paths and bridge to the Water Power Plant. The view from the bridge is fantastic. We stood there and enjoyed watching the water move and talked about the history. Nice way to spend an afternoon!

Thank Steph S
Reviewed 2 May 2016

Right on the river, it is a prime location. Not the best maintained, but a great place to walk/bike if you get a chance.

Thank Rachel C
Reviewed 22 October 2015

This is a very beautiful walk along the Mississippi River. We grabbed a cup of coffee at a nearby coffee shop and went for a very relaxing stroll. This was our 1st time in Minneapolis and I'm glad we took the time to stop here....More

1  Thank Sally M
Reviewed 15 July 2015 via mobile

This is a park along the Heritage Trail in Minneapolis that gives a view of the power stations that supplied the energy to the nearby flour mills after they stopped using the Mississippi River to turn their grinding wheels. Though somewhat small the current of...More

Thank Nazsnaz
Reviewed 24 June 2015 via mobile

Lived in Minneapolis for a year and just now made it out here, highly recommended it's a beautiful walk and you'll learn some fun facts I'll bet you didn't know!

Thank John S
Reviewed 5 June 2015 via mobile

Walked the park and enjoyed the views. The signage was great that explained the history of the area. Need several hours to enjoy it.

Thank BKV11
Reviewed 3 May 2015

We loved everything in the park but the trail was closed we went in the same because didn't say do not grass pass or do not enter and there were a lot of people in the trail. But the trail needs some attention , but...More

Thank Mariana G
Reviewed 23 April 2015

Living right by the Mississippi, I have a wealth of walk choices each morning. When my dog and I want to sense the power of the Mississippi Falls, feel like we can touch Downtown's Skyscrapers, stand alone in a meadow and hear the red wing...More

Thank Snowbeann
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