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An oasis of calm

The falls are nice, but it is a more scenic view from below. Hidden downstream are the ruins of an... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Chris C
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Woodbury, Minnesota
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Large falls and more

This is a great place to have a picnic and hang out or just come for a quick visit to see the... read more

Reviewed 5 weeks ago
magb0r
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Hastings, Minnesota
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good38%
  • Average11%
  • Poor2%
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Hastings, MN
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The falls are nice, but it is a more scenic view from below. Hidden downstream are the ruins of an old mill that burned down on Christmas in the 1800s. Also recommend the old railroad treadle bridge over the river.

Thank Chris C
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

This is a great place to have a picnic and hang out or just come for a quick visit to see the falls.There are several small trails to wander around on including one that leads to an old, abandoned limestone mill.This also connects to the...More

Thank magb0r
Reviewed 30 October 2017 via mobile

Beautiful falls beside grain mill. Active water nice little observation area bout of way of the busyness of highway. Nice fall colors.

Thank richardsX2960WH
Reviewed 3 October 2017 via mobile

The fall is only 100 feet from the parking lot and connected to several well paved trails . It is next to a factory and they have left some of the old sprockets where a water mill used to be.

Thank ghappliancerepair
Reviewed 25 September 2017

We took my wife's mom to the area and had a really hard time manuvering her wheelchair to see the waterfall.

Thank George R
Reviewed 23 September 2017 via mobile

My fiancé and I went to vermillion falls with the intention to spend the afternoon hanging out in our hammocks, listening to music, exploring trails, and watching a glorious water fall. We were disappointed by the lack of trees to hang our hammocks from and...More

Thank Bird91
Reviewed 23 September 2017

These are small falls and fun to watch on a warm sunny day. Small park for kids to run around in. The river winds around the city of Hastings before it gets to this spot. Parking is close by.

Thank Karl E
Reviewed 19 September 2017

Nice trail to the Falls. Short but worth it. Not a long walk from parking lot to the Falls but if you are unsteady on your feet, it may be a bit of a challenge.

1  Thank Natalie P
Reviewed 17 September 2017 via mobile

This is the kind of place that would go unnoticed if you're just passing by. I don't think there are any signs on the main roads leading to this place - not that I remember. It's a lovely place with some great walking trails (that...More

Thank ExitNo9
Reviewed 23 August 2017 via mobile

This park was a lot of fun to explore. At first when I found the falls right off the parking lot, I was afraid that maybe this would be a really short little walk. But I started walking down the bike path and then found...More

1  Thank Dawn H
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ExitNo9
21 August 2017|
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Response from Sue509 | Reviewed this property |
I'm not certain you can "get under the falls" anymore. My brother works at the mill and he said some of the trails have been closed due to safety. We stayed at the hotel across the street so we walker under the bridge to... More
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Heather D
14 April 2017|
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Response from Sue509 | Reviewed this property |
If you don't have a car available Applebee's is across the street and you can walk under the bridge. We stayed at the hotel next to Applebee's and walked to the falls.
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mardyk2015
25 September 2015|
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Response from markmywordz | Reviewed this property |
It used to be owned by ConAgra. I don't know if it still is but up until recently it was owned by them. I know it is still in use.
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