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FGH Minneapolis: Minnehaha Falls

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Minnehaha Falls

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Fat Girls Hiking is coming for you Twin Cities! We will hike from the gorgeous 53-foot Minnehaha Falls to the mighty Mississippi River. Fat Girls Hiking body positive group hikes are open to ALL bodies, ALL genders, ALL sizes, ALL hiking/skill levels.


The Hike: This is a 2.2. mile loop hike with 201ft elevation loss/gain. The hike begins at Minnehaha Park, down 2 sets of stairs to Minnehaha Falls, along Minnehaha Creek to the Mississippi River. Parts of the trail are rugged with rocks & exposed root. We will see oak, elm, and silver maple trees along the way. This hike is great for dogs, kids and anyone new to hiking! We will go at a pace that feels comfortable to everyone in the group.


Getting There: Minnehaha Park is located in the Minnehaha/Nokomis area of Minneapolis. 4801 S Minnehaha Drive. There is fee parking available along the park as well as free street parking in the surrounding neighborhoods. We will meet outside the Sea Salt Eatery at 9am. Public transit info can be found here.


After the hike we will hit up a spot nearby for food/drink.


What to wear/bring: Workout clothes, sneakers or hiking boots, backpack with water & snacks, $ for lunch after the hike.




Click here for Hiking 101, info on Leave No Trace, Trail Etiquette, and How to Poop in the Woods. Additional questions? Click here for FAQs or email fatgirlshiking@gmail.com

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