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The Minnehaha Falls Regional Park features 53-ft waterfalls and is nestled along the Minnehaha Creek. Home to the Longfellow House Hospitality Center and the Grand Rounds National Scenic Byway, a 50 mile outdoor recreation loop, the falls were make popular through Henry Wadsworth Longfellow’s poem Song of Hiawatha (1853). In addition to hiking, biking, and walking trails, the park, features 4 outdoor picnic sites, a picnic shelter, and paved trails and is home to the John H. Stevens House, the Princess Depot, and an off-leash dog park.


  • Minnehaha Falls
Homepage. Accessed July 7, 2015. http://www.nps.gov/miss/planyourvisit/minnehah.htm.

Photo: Minnehaha Falls, Minneapolis, Minnesota. c1900. Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division, Washington, D.C. 20540 USA. Comp. Detroit Publishing Co. N.p. n.d. Library of Congress. Web. 16 July 2015.