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.
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Paul, including historic neighborhoods, lakeside parks, cultural centers, downtown, the University of Minnesota, the nature sanctuary, bars and dining, and Minnehaha Falls.
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Minnehaha Falls in Minneapolis was immortalized in poet Henry Wadsworth Longfellow's Song of Hiawatha.