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A Minneapolis Urban Waterfall: Minnehaha Falls

avatar   Stacy

Posted On 08/27/2021 09:31:46

Minnesota | Minneapolis | Mississippi River | Minnehaha Creek | Mississippi National River and Recreation Area | Minnehaha Regional Park | Minnehaha Falls | Gorge | Hiking Trails



A Minneapolis Urban Waterfall: Minnehaha Falls


    

One of the highlights for visitors exploring Minnehaha Regional Park, a part of the Mississippi National River and Recreation Area, is Minnehaha Falls. The 53-foot waterfall comes from the waters of the Minnehaha Creek, a tributary of the Mississippi River which flows through the park. The park lands, which included the waterfall, were originally purchased by the state in 1889.

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Do you enjoy spending time at the park?

Even without young kids at home, we love spending time at parks - especially those parks that have a variety of things to do. Since we are staying near Minneapolis, we headed to Minnehaha Regional Park. We found a nice view of the 53-foot Minnehaha Falls from above and an even better view after walking into the gorge. There's park benches, trails and even a sandy beach where the Mississippi River and Minnehaha Creek meet.

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