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Nice walking path and great view of Falls

Nice walking path and view of Falls up close. Good event for self or family and friends to get out... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Di3MN
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Hastings, Minnesota
Walk my dog.

Moved to Hastings two years ago and only noticed the falls within the last few months. Thought I... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Thomas P
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Hastings, Minnesota
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Nice walking path and view of Falls up close. Good event for self or family and friends to get out and get some exercise and fresh air. You can walk or bicycle this area.

Thank Di3MN
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Moved to Hastings two years ago and only noticed the falls within the last few months. Thought I would take my dog for a walk along the river and was unaware of the falls and if you walk further along the deep gorge it cuts...More

Thank Thomas P
Reviewed 29 May 2018

Pretty cool cascade -- more water and more altitude than I ever would have expected. The park gives on to the rocks for scrambling around -- I wouldn't recommend for little kids if they have a dangerous streak in them. There is serious power in...More

Thank All_Things_Seen
Reviewed 13 March 2018 via mobile

Beautiful and tranquil walking paths. The old railroad bridge makes a steillar overlook of the Vermillion River. The old mill ruins add a touch of mystery to the overall setting.

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Reviewed 2 March 2018 via mobile

I lived in Hastings most of my life and the falls is the most peaceful and calming park in all of Hastings I love the walking path and I love sitting by the water fall and listening to it and watching it

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Reviewed 22 January 2018 via mobile

Vermillion falls provides a great spot to take children. The paved trail is easy for strolling. Walk for a distance and see all that unfolds. Grandchildren were excited when we got to the wooden bridge and could watch the falls from our advantage point. Grab...More

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Reviewed 2 December 2017 via mobile

The falls are nice, but it is a more scenic view from below. Hidden downstream are the ruins of an old mill that burned down on Christmas in the 1800s. Also recommend the old railroad treadle bridge over the river.

Thank Chris C
Reviewed 9 November 2017

This is a great place to have a picnic and hang out or just come for a quick visit to see the falls.There are several small trails to wander around on including one that leads to an old, abandoned limestone mill.This also connects to the...More

Thank magb0r
Reviewed 29 October 2017 via mobile

Beautiful falls beside grain mill. Active water nice little observation area bout of way of the busyness of highway. Nice fall colors.

Thank richardsX2960WH
Reviewed 2 October 2017 via mobile

The fall is only 100 feet from the parking lot and connected to several well paved trails . It is next to a factory and they have left some of the old sprockets where a water mill used to be.

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ExitNo9
21 August 2017|
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Response from Sue509 | Reviewed this property |
I'm not certain you can "get under the falls" anymore. My brother works at the mill and he said some of the trails have been closed due to safety. We stayed at the hotel across the street so we walker under the bridge to... More
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Heather D
13 April 2017|
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Response from Sue509 | Reviewed this property |
If you don't have a car available Applebee's is across the street and you can walk under the bridge. We stayed at the hotel next to Applebee's and walked to the falls.
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mardyk2015
24 September 2015|
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Response from markmywordz | Reviewed this property |
It used to be owned by ConAgra. I don't know if it still is but up until recently it was owned by them. I know it is still in use.
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