June 20 and 21, 1998. Celebrating the Historic Stone Arch Bridge, more than 120 artists gather along the Mississippi Riverfront, bands, street performers, a kid's activity tent, food and more make this a great Spring family outing.
Unless they walk, bike, or canoe to the Twin Cities, what our guests need most are exercise and fresh air. What they invariably want is pleasure. Why not take care of all three at once, using the Mississippi River and Stone Arch Bridge as your adventure's spine? (Just before sunset is best.) Start at the 1883 landmark's western entrance with a quick exploration of Mill Ruins Park. The facility's ramps--all on very gradual inclines--offer the perfect warm-up, while its picturesque... More »
The meandering and hell-bent alike will find much to recommend this most democratic of jogging trails. If you are gradually increasing your mileage, you'll discover that the bridges are perfectly placed. A loop encompassing Boom Island and the Hennepin Avenue bridge is just over two miles. Go to the Stone Arch Bridge before crossing over and you'll log three and a half. Central is four. Washington is six, and takes you through both the East Bank and West Bank campuses. Franklin is eight... More »