Minnehaha Falls


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Minnehaha Falls

(mĭn'ēhä`hä) [laughing water], 53 ft (16.1 m) high, SE Minn., in Minnehaha Creek, which flows from Lake Minnetonka (23 sq mi/60 sq km) SE to the Mississippi River. The surrounding area, including the gorge cut by the receding falls, is a state park. Most of the year only a thin trickle of water passes over the falls. The name Minnehaha is immortalized in Longfellow's Hiawatha.
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Officially named "Wednesdays with Wheel Fun Rentals" this program offers local charities their choice of the following activities for free: mini golf at Malt-Tees in Richfield, watercrafts at Lake Calhoun, or Surrey bikes at Minnehaha Falls.
Lastly, nonprofits could choose to take an adventure on a Single or Double Surrey through Minnehaha Falls, a 193-acre park, featuring a 53-foot waterfall, limestone bluffs, and river overlooks.
He travelled from Spillville, Iowa, to Minnesota, and it was there, above the Minnehaha Falls on the Mississippi River in Minneapolis, that he heard something in the play of the water that gave him the main theme for his Violin Sonatina.
Paul, including historic neighborhoods, lakeside parks, cultural centers, downtown, the University of Minnesota, the nature sanctuary, bars and dining, and Minnehaha Falls.
A short stop will be made at Minnehaha Falls and follow the Mississippi River past Fort Snelling into St.
Anthony Falls -- Milwaukee Road Depot -- Walker Art Center, Minneapolis Sculpture Garden and Guthrie Theater -- Nicollet Mall, Marshall Field's , Saks Fifth Avenue and Neiman Marcus Chain of Lakes tour -- Minneapolis Institute of Arts -- Minneapolis Chain of Lakes -- Linden Hills shopping district -- Mary Tyler Moore house -- Historic Kenwood neighborhood -- Uptown shopping and entertainment district River Parkway tour -- Minnehaha Falls Park -- Historic Fort Snelling -- West River Parkway -- Mississippi River Gorge -- Lock and dam system -- University of Minnesota -- Weisman Art Museum Fares: Single tour: $5 seniors and children (12 and under) $15 adults All-day pass: $10 seniors and children (12 and under) $15 adults 3-day pass: $15 seniors and children (12 and under) $20 adults
Louis Park and is in contact with the Chain of Lakes and other lakes in Minneapolis before draining into the Mississippi River at Minnehaha Falls.