Maple Island Park

The birthplace of Little Falls, here the natural waterfalls were developed for power as early as 1849. Little Falls’ first industry was located at this site. Located along the Mississippi River, this scenic park is beautifully landscaped with flowers, trees and shrubs. Foot paths are lighted by globe lamps, reminiscent of the White Way that once lit the streets of Little Falls. A gazebo and park benches overlook the river. Picnic tables and a shelter with rest rooms provide additional comforts for park visitors. Located at Kidder Street Southeast and 3rd Avenue Southeast.

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Latitude: 45.97289 Longitude: -94.364885 Elevation: 1079 ft
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Recreational Opportunities

Maple Island Park (and the adjacent James Green Park) is a beautiful Mississippi River riverfront park with fishing, walking paths, places for quiet meditation, and family picnics.

The park is host to the Little Falls Dam Festival and Rock the Park concert.

 

Seasons Accessible

The park is accessible year round though paths are not cleared and restrooms are not open in winter.

Accessibility Notes

All park areas are wheelchair accessible.

Pet Friendly Notes

Pets need to be leashed but are welcome at the park.

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