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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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Wonderful stroll and views

We left the Mill Museum to take a pleasant stroll across the bridge into St. Paul. We saw wonderful... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
carlinda6665
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Decatur, Illinois
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If you have time

There is a nice park on the east, dinkytown side. The west side is a bit rough, bordering... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
kvaakp
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Virginia
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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.
  • Excellent66%
  • Very good29%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“anthony falls” (61 reviews)
“city museum” (48 reviews)
“both sides” (28 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 5 days ago via mobile

We left the Mill Museum to take a pleasant stroll across the bridge into St. Paul. We saw wonderful views of the city. It was a chilly, rainy day but I still loved my walk. It is a short walk to local restaurants. A great...More

Thank carlinda6665
Reviewed 1 week ago

There is a nice park on the east, dinkytown side. The west side is a bit rough, bordering downtown, and has not been made attractive. The bridge itself is a nice walk, with views north to the falls, and views south to some small islands...More

Thank kvaakp
Reviewed 1 week ago

The art festival is great fun but anytime in the summer walking or biking around the area is fun and beautiful. There is always something going on nearby. River is beautiful and the stone bridge is a wonderful place to stand and stare st St...More

Thank laurie p
Reviewed 1 week ago

I love walking or biking to the bridge. There are tons of walking trails that go down to the falls. Father Hennepin trail is my favorite. There are tons of restaurants and shops along the river as well. Take the kids, your dog, everyone will...More

Thank Ericka C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My son and I walked from the North Loop neighborhood through the industrial neighborhood to the walking/bike path along the river. Then we walked over the bridge to St. Anthony, where we meandered north. We finally stopped after about 6 miles at a cocktail lounge....More

Thank ReaderPat
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We took public transportation downtown so we could see Minneapolis It's a beautiful city, so big and very modern. I read about this bridge and wanted to see it in person. It is a beautiful area. The building has an observation room where you can...More

1  Thank Barbara R
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great place to take Twin Cities visitors, as it offers a beautiful view of St Anthony Falls and the skyline. Great place for locals to walk, run, or bike. Historic because of the bridge and surrounding mills, which were essential to Twin Cities commerce. Close...More

Thank findeerror
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

On a sunny fall day (or any day) walk across the Mississippi to view downtown and the falls. A great view of the bridge is from the endless bridge at the Guthrie theater. You don’t need a ticket to a play to get into the...More

Thank Dickson0202
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great place for a walk or jog to enjoy a beautiful day in Minneapolis! My wife and I met when she lived around this area of town. Not only did I fall in love with her, but also what this part of Minneapolis!

Thank 404matto
Reviewed 8 October 2017

If you visit or even live in MN but don't go to Stone Arch, you're missing out. Stone Arch bridge is one of the most photographed areas in all of MN. That's not an exaggeration. It's not just a bridge to walk. This entire neighborhood...More

Thank Armin A
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