Need something Fun to Do in Minneapolis ?
Here are some fun adventures in the Minneapolis – St Paul area
Minneapolis White Water Rafting
The “scenic and wild” Kettle River is just an hour north of the Minneapolis St Paul area. From May to September you can plan a guided rafting trip with Hard Water Sports and enjoy a run down the Hell’s Gate section of the Kettle River.
Go Canoeing and Kayaking in Minneapolis
Plenty of opportunities for paddling in the Minneapolis – St. Paul metro area. Boats are available for rent at most of the large lakes. Calhoun, Cedar and Lake of the Isles are connected and make a lovely adventure.
Another option for paddling near the Twin Cities includes a river float, both the Cannon River and the St Croix are great ways to enjoy the Minnesota outdoors. The Mississippi River is also very accessible for a day paddle, rent a canoe or kayak and get some adventure.
Go Biking in Minneapolis
Minneapolis is a biking city, it’s very easy to get around town on one of the many bike trails.
Additionally the Twin Cities are loaded for mountain bike trials for the off road peddlers. Way too many to name, but you could start at Battle Creek Regional Park in St Paul or Minneapolis’s Theodore Wirth Park.
If paved trails are more your speed? Plenty of options available, follow Minnihaha Creek from Lake Harriet to Lake Nokomis for a sweet ride. Both sides of the Mississippi River have bike trails and it’s a very nice ride from Hidden Falls to Crosby Farm in St Paul.
If you need a bike for just a couple hours, try https://www.niceridemn.org/, 170 convenient stations throughout the Twin Cities.
Climbing, Rock or Ice near Minneapolis
For rock climbing in the Minneapolis area
Redwing – Barn Bluff
Bolted sport routes overlooking the town of Redwing and the Mississippi River
Taylors Falls – Interstate Park
an hour north of the metro, known for basalt crack climbing the park is along the St. Croix River.
Sandstone – Robinson Park
Minnesota’s original Ice Park, Ice climbing on natural and farmed ice all winter then come back for three seasons of sport climbing and bouldering.
Outdoor Rock Climbing Courses
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Fishing in Minneapolis
A classic Minnesota adventure. Lakes, rivers, and ice fishing. Most bait shops will sell you sell Minnesota fishing and give you some advice on what’s biting.
The Minnesota Department on Natural Resources has loads of information on lake and stream fishing.http://www.dnr.state.mn.us/fishing/index.html