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Short and sweet.

Easy to access, but crowded trail. Dog-friendly. Requires some careful footing at times, but overall a fairly easy hike for most people. River is forceful, rugged, and impressive. Several great viewpoints. Worth a quick hike, even if you skip the wooded portion of the loop in favor of just seeing the river.

Hiked this in the drizzling rain, so couldn’t get as close to the sides, as I normally would have, but this river/falls are Spectacular. Slot canyons, reminiscent of Utah, in Minnesota. Loved this easy hike.

hiking
17 days ago

Go in the morning to avoid crowds.

Waterfall is pretty and hike is pretty easy.

Super nice hike with a lot of lush green tall trees, on the Mississippi River with a sparkling refreshing waterfall! The food stop “Se salt” had amazing seafood!

Beautiful hike with some great falls inside the gorge. The kids loved walking in the river (where it was ankle deep and very safe).

hiking
1 month ago

Easy trail with good paths. Start at the falls and stroll to the Mississippi. A nice walk.

walking
1 month ago

Short hike, with beautiful up close view of the falls. Great place to visit in either winter or summertime!

Beautiful falls at the end of an easy, well-paved trail. To enjoy the full experience make sure to cross the hanging bridge and follow the trail to the bottom of High Falls

Fun, easy, good for kids and dogs. Beautiful views of Minnehaha Falls.

Gorgeous trail! Gorgeous waterfall!
Stairs, schmairs. Yes, there are 183 (we counted). Doable and worth it to see this phenomenon!

Beautiful trail with varying elevations. Take the steep stairs (there had to be 75+ stairs) down to the river before the falls. Very quiet, which I assume not many trek down because of these stairs. We had the river to ourselves for the entire time. On the way back up you’ll get a good leg workout! We did this after exploring High Falls.

hiking
1 month ago

Great short and fun hike with an amazing reward of the Devils Kettle Falls. Impressive and a nice post breakfast walk. Lots of places to stop and rest with the stairs.

A good waterfall to hike for (High Falls) that isn’t as crowded as Gooseberry. If you’re going to hit the other waterfalls, see them on the way - none are as impressive as High Falls. Also, a cool suspension bridge is just above the falls. P.S. Watch out for big scary black beetles flying around this time of year!

Nice easy hike. Our small dog made the whole trip from the campground up to the 5th falls with no problem. Some steep spots that were muddy and slick. The trail by the upper falls gets very close to the edge in some areas, so it can get a little scary if you're not into heights. Definitely watch your kids if you go to the upper falls! Overall a great hike!

Awesome falls, cool swinging bridge and nice elevation changes make for a good hour long hike.

Great waterfall views at both top and bottom of the waterfall. Nice easy hike in with a great path. Cool
Old suspension bridge you can cross and the falls have multiple view points to see down the river.

Great easy hike with multiple water falls, swimming holes, and paths through the woods.

hiking
2 months ago

A beautiful hike which provided moderate difficulty for my friends and I. It should be noted that there is an extended uphill walk followed by about 200 stairs down, then another sharp climb before you’re able to look down on the kettle. Keep in mind you have to do this again on the way out :)

walking
2 months ago

This is a fun place to go viewing with friends and family members. If you go on the trail below the falls, there is a nice trail with wooden walkways over the marshy parts. The trail is quite easy, but the rolling falls and the river is beautiful for the entire hike.

Nice family hike with great views of the lakes, pines and Forrest

Nice hike today we had a blast

Great Trail! Recommend to ware decent shoes as some area's are a bit ruff due to rain.

hiking
2 months ago

Wonderful trail with many amazing ohhh-ahhh moments along the way.

This is a beautiful hike! It's not hard, but keep.ypur little ones close. There are lots of drop offs, cliffs, and slippery rocks. The river also moves dangerously fast through this section.

hiking
2 months ago

Great Hike! Took about 2 hours with two adults, two kids (10 & 8) and a dog. This trail goes down to both Two Step Falls and the High Falls. It also continues to the High Falls observation bridge. It does not go to Cascade Falls. If you plan on going down to see both falls plan on about 500 steps.

Love it! Beautiful!

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