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Stone Arch Bridge

West River Road and Portland Ave, Minnesota Historical Society, Minneapolis, MN 55414
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Wonderful Walking Bridge

The beautiful architecture of this old bridge is a wonderful way to see the river and mini falls... read more

Reviewed 15 January 2018
Elizabeth W
Year-round beauty!

This is a favored place for walking, meeting friends for refreshments and food, and being absorbed... read more

Reviewed 14 January 2018
SH M
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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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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.
  • Excellent67%
  • Very good28%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“anthony falls” (62 reviews)
“city museum” (50 reviews)
“both sides” (29 reviews)
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West River Road and Portland Ave, Minnesota Historical Society, Minneapolis, MN 55414
Downtown
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"guthrie theater"
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"lock and dam"
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"across the river"
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"heritage trail"
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"nice walk"
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"mill district"
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"old mill"
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"minneapolis skyline"
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"west bank"
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Reviewed 15 January 2018

The beautiful architecture of this old bridge is a wonderful way to see the river and mini falls. There is a walking path for pedestrians as well as a bike path for bikers to enjoy the scenic Mill Ruins Park along the Mississippi River. It's...More

Thank Elizabeth W
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Reviewed 14 January 2018

This is a favored place for walking, meeting friends for refreshments and food, and being absorbed in the beauty of the urban metropolitan area of Minneapolis. It has rich history, walking, biking and running paths, access along the water for walking (and gawking), and ample...More

Thank SH M
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Reviewed 3 January 2018

The Stone Arch Bridge and surrounding attractions is the way to experience the Mississippi in Minneapolis. It connects the mills with Main Street, South and South East Minneapolis. Depending on the time of year you visit, you will see the true power of the river...More

Thank Marcel D
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Reviewed 2 January 2018

Take a short walk back in time. The historic Stone Arch Bridge angles across one of the most scenic stretches of the Mississippi RIver. The span takes you less than a mile from the lock and dam information center over to the west bank, past...More

Thank Mary B
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Reviewed 29 December 2017

The Stone Arch Bridge is an iconic landmark in Minneapolis, connecting the downtown mill district of Minneapolis to Northeast Minneapolis or like the locals call it Nordeast.

Thank Lindsey C
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Reviewed 21 December 2017

This is such a a great backdrop for a photo - the bridge has such an old world feel to it. The best time to see it is at night when it's lit up.

Thank Anne A
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Reviewed 10 December 2017

Working downtown, this is a perfect lunch time walk, or, when I have out of town guests the bridge has both views and history. On the downtown side, visit the Guthrie Theater and look out from the 9th floor or the fourth floor bridge. The...More

Thank chl0e48
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Reviewed 5 December 2017

Very beautiful place to walk over the Mississippi river and with the St Andrew fall view. nice place to take good pictures over the bridge. You can cross the bridge walking just be careful with the bicycle path. Sometimes there are people playing music along...More

Thank Giovanny R
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Reviewed 4 December 2017

If visiting the Cities....take an hour or so and walk the bridge and surrounding pathways...I always meet intersting people at this location...popular for Photographers, Artists....They also hold many events throughout the year at this location.

Thank Tubesbroker
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Reviewed 28 November 2017

Pretty views of downtown and Mississippi River! Great place to go running/walking/biking/people watching!

Thank kassandra1234
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