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Best Falls to View at -3 degrees

The falls are truly spectacular below 0. Such a wonderful view in the full sunshine. The entire... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
St. Paul, MN
Falls were beautiful in winter

Stopped by to look around a little and see the falls in winter. Very beautiful with water coming... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Owatonna, Minnesota
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“sea salt”(170 reviews)
One of the city's oldest and most popular parks.
4801 Minnehaha Ave, Minneapolis, MN 55417-2373
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Reviewed 2 days ago

The falls are truly spectacular below 0. Such a wonderful view in the full sunshine. The entire park is well maintained and easy to walk around in the winter. A winter wonderland.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank MBecker
Reviewed 1 week ago

Stopped by to look around a little and see the falls in winter. Very beautiful with water coming over and freezing and ice at the bottom. Very nice indeed.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank retiredguy2014
Reviewed 1 week ago

The park's main attraction is the upper waterfall. That area of the park is popular year-round. (Don't go off-trail in winter. It's illegal and the icy falls & pool are dangerous.) By all means start there, but don't leave the park without hiking the trail...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Mike M
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a wonderful time visiting Minnehaha Park. The falls were frozen and beautiful! There were so many people walking and enjoying the day. What a great experience!

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank compgal
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great park with a nice seafood restaurant and outdoor patio (restaurant is open Apr-Oct). The creek goes over the falls which is easily viewable without having to go down the stairs or exerting any energy. If you're up for a walk or short hike there...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank aeroknase
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Large park at Minnehaha Falls. Beautiful views and up-close access to the Falls. Great bike/walking trails. Bike/Surrey rentals available. Sea Salt Eatery has fantastic food, and a good variety of beer and wine. Convenient parking. Just an all-around wonderful place to enjoy the outdoors, in...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Jim B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The falls was half-frozen when we visited Minnehaha Park. It was beautiful to look at! We came all the way from Winnipeg and it was worth the trip.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank puclritudinous
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Here is where you can find Minneapolis's best kept secret, a beautiful waterfall! The paths that follow the river allow you to enjoy the well preserved creek that progress did not destroy.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank GypsyMoonpi
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

In summer or winter, this is a great spot to visit. Summertime brings the cool spray from the rushing waterfall. Winter is an incredible display of frozen falls, it's quite a sight to see. There are hiking trails all around, some paved, others are not....More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Madelon D
Reviewed 19 December 2018

Our friend lives near this park and we often go for walks. It is a quiet place to get some respite from the city noise and haste.

Date of experience: September 2018
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Purely F
13 November 2018|
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Response from Jennell P | Reviewed this property |
Yes. You do need to know you will ind a lot of stairs. Still you will find a lot of small children and babies with their families having a great time .
James P
31 May 2018|
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Response from dektolia | Reviewed this property |
Visitors are not allowed to walk behind/directly under the falls, but you can descend a bunch of steps to get to a path to view the waterfall from below. The path continues along the water below the falls if you’d like a... More
6 October 2017|
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Response from CDC_ALUMNI | Reviewed this property |
Yes...picnic tables and grills in the park.