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Explore Minnesota's most scenic river community nestled in the MN River Valley. Rich in Native American Culture, Historic & scenic riches abound,in the Granite Falls Area. Camp in tepees at the State Park, or at the many campsites along the MN River. Take advantage of extensive bird watching,canoeing, kayaking, biking and walking opportunites. Check out the waterfall and the walking bridge spanning the MN River downtown. Some of the best fishing spots are along the shores of public parks. The gentle, rolling prairie gives way to the scenic Minnesota River Valley to create an outdoor playground that is great for all seasons.
Whether you enjoy fast paced action or the quiet, soothing relaxation that only nature can provide, the area abounds with seemingly endless possibilities of things to do and see.
Enjoy canoeing, kayaking, biking, and walking while taking in the wildlife and extensive bird watching opportunities, including eagles and pelicans.
Check out the waterfalls while crossing the walking bridge downtown. Some of the best fishing spots are along the shores of the many public parks.
Every road leads to a new adventure.
Take a short ride to the Upper Sioux Agency State Park. The Minnesota and Yellow Medicine Rivers meet at this park, one of the most stunning and beautiful geographic features of southwest Minnesota. Camp in the teepees or bring your tent or RV to the campsites along the river.
Enjoy Vegas style gambling at Prairie’s Edge Casino Resort just outside of town.
Have Fun at our special events such as Western Fest Rodeo, Upper Sioux Wacipi (Pow-Wow), Meander Art Crawl, Ole & Lena Days, BBQ and Blues to name a few.
Western Fest Stampede Rodeo
See recent Minneapolis Star Tribune article: Weekend Away: Small town’s simple sweetness isn’t a pose: It’s simply how life is lived in Granite Falls.
Located just 2 hours drive due west of Minneapolis at the junction of HWY 212 & 23.
We offer resources to assist in planning your adventure. Brochures, maps, and tourist guides are available.
Enjoy great Restaurants, Golfing, Lodging at Granite Falls Super Motel 320-564-4075, Gambling, Resorts, Museums and more.