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St. Anthony Falls

West River Road and Portland Ave, Minneapolis, MN 55414
+1 612-627-5433
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Scenic and Historic

A beautiful and historically-important landmark in Minneapolis. Bike and walking paths follow along... read more

Reviewed yesterday
johnandnancysolovei
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Hartford, Connecticut
Walk across MS River

What a great park with lots of well marked trails, and a beautiful walk/biking spot with shade and... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Vacationer9898
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Waterfalls that once possessed religious significance for Native American tribes are today part of Minneapolis' historic district.
  • Excellent44%
  • Very good41%
  • Average13%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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West River Road and Portland Ave, Minneapolis, MN 55414
Downtown
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+1 612-627-5433
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Reviewed yesterday

A beautiful and historically-important landmark in Minneapolis. Bike and walking paths follow along the Mississippi to the Stone Arch Bridge. We also enjoyed viewing the Falls from the Guthrie Theatre and from the Mill City Museum. There's a park nearby where you might want to...More

Thank johnandnancysolovei
Reviewed yesterday

What a great park with lots of well marked trails, and a beautiful walk/biking spot with shade and water fountains on a warm day. Beautiful city skyline combined with natural beauty close to downtown and get in a good jog for a traveler that wants...More

Thank Vacationer9898
Reviewed 1 week ago

If your staying downtown Minneapolis you can walk there.If your staying in Saint Paul your can take the train to downtown Minneapolis and walk to the falls. There are great river views, bike/walking paths too.

Thank JOANNA H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

there is a well marked trail to walk or bike around the waterfront. Lovely to do on a nice day. Inexpensive bike rentals readily available all over city.

Thank avb
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We looked at the falls from the Mill City Museum. We had planned to walk across the stone bridge, but it was rather warm for walking. We learned that if the falls had not been supported, it would have turned into rapids because of the...More

Thank Mary P
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

The view of St Anthony Falls in Minneapolis from the Stone Arch Bridge is a stunning view of the Mississippi River and Minneapolis. The Falls show the power of moving water . The Stone Arch Bridge is a pedestrian bridge for walkers, bikers, skaters and...More

Thank 59travelmom
Reviewed 11 May 2017

The entire neighborhood around St. Anthony Falls is full of history and great places to eat. The best way to see the falls is from Stone Arch Bridge, which is an experience in itself. Come 4th of July you can experience the great Red, White...More

Thank Corey P
Reviewed 8 May 2017

The only true natural waterfall on the Mississippi River, the falls have shaped the development of Minneapolis in particular and Minnesota at large. Plenty of ways to get there either walking, biking, public transpo or driving it is just too easy to not take advantage...More

Thank Ge0rgiaPil0t
Reviewed 8 May 2017

We parked along the park and walked the shore area as well as went on the bridge to see the falls. This is a really a great area for a run, ride a bike or just hike. The bridge that overlooks the falls is a...More

Thank Diane N
Reviewed 5 May 2017

Along the riverbank they have history of everything including these falls. This is the only blip in the Mississippi River which I believe they call a cataract. These falls powered all the Mills in the late 1800s and early 1900s. Fabulous history reading about this...More

Thank Clint V
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thechapmans5
any good restraunts near by?
29 June 2015|
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Response from Linenminnesota | Reviewed this property |
Hello Chapmans5, On the east side bank of the river, crossing over from Minneapolis city side, there is one of my favorite places, called Wilde Roast Cafe. They have a website that will give you details of their hours... More
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67foxy
would like to visit this July, is there any parking near by
17 June 2015|
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Response from Linenminnesota | Reviewed this property |
Hello 67foxy, There is a parking ramp located at: 2nd Street South East, Minneapolis. The cost isn't too bad, I'm usually paying $5.00 for the time I am using it. There is also an underground tunnel directly from the... More
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