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Stone Arch Bridge

West River Road and Portland Ave, Minnesota Historical Society, Minneapolis, MN 55414
+1 612-627-5433
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Beautiful, peaceful area!

Taking a walk across the bridge is a good activity! The walkway is large and accommodates... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Carrie N
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Unique bridge

Recommend leisurely walk across this iconic Minneapolis bridge across the Mississippi River. Close... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
dcramsay
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Apple Valley, MN
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Considered the only bridge of its kind, this soaring structure is made of native granite and limestone measuring 2,100 feet in length across the mighty Mississippi.
  • Excellent69%
  • Very good27%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“anthony falls” (54 reviews)
“city museum” (44 reviews)
“both sides” (25 reviews)
LOCATION
West River Road and Portland Ave, Minnesota Historical Society, Minneapolis, MN 55414
Downtown
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+1 612-627-5433

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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Taking a walk across the bridge is a good activity! The walkway is large and accommodates pedestrians and bikes. Paid parking is available on either side of the bridge. Easy access street parking is available at the East entrance. The best view is from the...More

Thank Carrie N
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Recommend leisurely walk across this iconic Minneapolis bridge across the Mississippi River. Close parking near by. View St. Anthony Falls, etc.

Thank dcramsay
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great pedestrian walk with a view of Mississippi, some condo redevelopment where old mills used to be and if you start on the mill neighborhood side, you can cross the river and follow the old Main Street ("Heritage Path" signs) that has many cafes with...More

Thank Evgeni P
Reviewed 1 week ago

If I recommend doing one thing in Minneapolis, it's the Stone Arch Bridge! You get to see downtown, the Mississippi, experience the culture and history, and visit St. Anthony, one of my favorite neighborhoods! The best part is, you can make it as large of...More

Thank ErylbyExplore
Reviewed 1 week ago

Historic and aesthetic. This structure really complements its surroundings well. Good place to see St Anthony Falls from.

Thank stefan0c1975
Reviewed 1 week ago

I live not far from this area. Going to the Stone Arch Bridge Festival this weekend. Gorgeous place. There is a bikeway/walkway. There are little shops and you can walk down by the river. When you cross the bridge you can see the falls. This...More

Thank TuscanyGirl
Reviewed 1 week ago

Stone Arch Bridge is a great place to exercise, enjoy the views, and bring visitors. Spend a day touring the area and walk across the bridge and tour the other side as well.

Thank Carol Y
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a lovely local spot. Near the old mills and the Guthrie Theatre. Several good restaurants nearby, too.

Thank MNKate2016
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The bridge itself is beautiful, as is the surrounding scenery. We found the history of the site fascinating. The bridge is at St. Anthony Falls, the only natural major waterfall on the upper Mississippi River. The waterfall provided power for industry, including sawmills and grain...More

Thank Darrel E
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Took an Uber down to the bridge. It's a wonderful place to take a walk or do some other type of exercise. The views there are very beautiful and the weather at the time was fantastic. Would recommend going there for a walk and to...More

Thank mnytalks1
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