This 1-Mile Trail In Minnesota Leads To A Hidden Waterfall And River Views
By Betsy Rathburn|Published May 05, 2022
Betsy is a Minneapolis-based writer who's lived in Minnesota for 20 years. If you know of any amazing Minnesota restaurants, nature areas, or other attractions, feel free to let her know about them at firstname.lastname@example.org or on Twitter @betsyrathburn.
Minnesota’s most popular waterfalls get a lot of attention. From Gooseberry Falls to Minneopa, Minnehaha, and beyond, these landmarks draw countless visitors throughout the year. But our state is also home to other, more secret waterfalls. Hidden from sight and known only to those who have bothered to search, they’re hidden gems that deserve to be explored more.
Today, we want to introduce a little-known waterfall in St. Paul, Minnesota. Shadow Falls is not the state’s biggest or tallest waterfall, but its tucked-away surroundings make it one of the most memorable. You can follow a 1-mile path along the Mississippi River to see it for yourself. Check it out:
Have you been to Shadow Falls? What other Minnesota waterfalls do you enjoy visiting? Let us know in the comments or by filling out our nomination form. And if you love exploring Minnesota’s waterfalls, check out our Minnesota waterfalls road trip.
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