Discover the charm of Minneapolis with the “Minneapolis Riverfront Ramble: A Journey of Discovery and Beauty” walking tour. Begin at Mill Ruins Park, a beautiful blend of historic ruins and lush greenery, reflecting the city’s milling heritage. Cross the Stone Arch Bridge for breathtaking views of St. Anthony Falls, a symbol of Minneapolis’ connection with the Mississippi River. Explore the St. Anthony Falls Laboratory from the outside, a center for innovative water research. Stroll through Water Power Park, where the power of the river is showcased through scenic views and educational exhibits. Conclude at the serene St. Anthony Lock and Dam Upper Pool, offering unique perspectives of the city’s waterways.

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  • Historic Ruins Amidst Urban Greenery
  • Panoramic River and City Views
  • Tranquil and Educational Riverfront Experience


  • Professional local tour guide

Route & Duration

2 hours
  • 1

    Mill Ruins Park

    Wander through a picturesque park blending historic milling ruins with urban nature.

  • 2

    Stone Arch Bridge

    Traverse this historic bridge, offering panoramic views of the river and cityscape.

  • 3

    St. Anthony Falls Laboratory

    View the exterior of a pioneering facility dedicated to water research.

  • 4

    Water Power Park

    Experience the majesty of the Mississippi River and learn about its impact.

  • 5

    St. Anthony Lock and Dam Upper Pool

    Enjoy the tranquility of this unique urban water feature.

Meeting Point

We will meet by the entrance of Mill Ruins Park.
102 Portland Ave S, Minneapolis, MN 55401, United States See Map

Cancellation Policy

You can cancel up to 24 hours in advance of the experience for a full refund.