Stone Arch Bridge

Bridge, Scenic Lookout
100 Portland Ave
Minneapolis, MN 55401
(612) 230-6400
6:00am - 12:00am
6:00am - 12:00am
6:00am - 12:00am
6:00am - 12:00am
6:00am - 12:00am
6:00am - 12:00am
6:00am - 12:00am


  • Built in 1882-83, the bridge is recognized as a National Civil Engineering Landmark. In 1994 the bridge was converted into a pedestrian and bike trail & offers a panoramic view of St. Anthony Falls.
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  • Watch out for the people on bikes, they will run you over! ;)
  • A great place to see the falls and people watch!
  • Go at sunset, you won't regret it.
  • Dusk into the night, the perfect time to take in the views at Stone Arch and avoid the hoards of suburbanites.
  • BEAutiful!!!Perfect for romantic strolls!!!
  • Don't jump off the bridge.
  • I love walking or running across this bridge. No cars. And views of the Mill Ruins Park, the Minneapolis skyline, the Falls, Nicollet Island and the 35W Bridge.
  • The best time is dusk - watching the lights turn on and reflect on the water. The change is quite an event.
  • Stick around, do nothing.
  • Good place to take a walk
  • This bohemian violinist rocks! Tip her, she is a very nice woman. And loves to shoot the proverbial shit!
  • Nice Ride bike stations on both sides provide a perfect opportunity to visit the area without making it an all-afternoon affair.
  • Beautiful as always! Lock and damn looks cool this time of year!
  • Nice place for a run or walk.
  • Unbeatable sunsets.
  • great spot to chill
  • Read the history along the bridge.. so interesting!
  • Beautiful views of downtown Minneapolis & the Mississippi River. Pedestrians & bikes only.

Nearby places

103 Portland Ave. S
Main St. SE (6th St. SE)
818 S 2nd St (at Portland Ave S)