The Mississippi River passes under an arched bridge in Minneapolis, creating a polished reflection of the city.
© 2001 Minnesota Office of Tourism Library.
The stem of this larger-than-life cherry rises towards the skyscrapers of the Minneapolis Skyline. Spoonbridge and Cherry is one of many sculptures in the Minneapolis Sculpture Garden.
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Frosty trees line the the Great River Road in winter.
Minnehaha Falls rushes over an edge in Minnehaha Park on the Grand Rounds.
Public domain. Photo by S. Clyde
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A visitor emerges from the Martha Crone Visitor Shelter at the Eloise Butler Wildflower Garden on the Grand Rounds.
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Yellow Lady Slippers bloom at the Eloise Butler Wildflower Garden on the Grand Rounds.
© A.E. Crane.
The charming architecture of the Lake Harriet Refectory stands out against the water's edge on the Grand Rounds Scenic Byway.
© 1999 A. E. Crane.
Minneapolis' Riverfront Walkway meanders alongside the river toward the Hennepin Ave. Bridge.
© October 2004 Chuck Kochmann.
Located in the Minnehaha Park in Minneapolis, this statue shows Hiawatha carrying his bride Minnehaha "over wide and rushing rivers."
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Chilly spring temperatures don't reach this bright red bloom inside the glass conservatory in the Sculpture Garden in Minneapolis.
These round lakes are part of the 10,000 lakes for which Minnesota is famous.
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