St. Anthony Falls Visitor Center
Located at 1 Portland Avenue in Minneapolis. Operated by the National Park Service and staffed with park rangers and park volunteers, the Visitor Center has free admission.
Activities: There is a wide variety of programming at the Visitor Center, including exhibits, a Junior Ranger program, and guided tours at 11am, 1pm, and 3pm daily. Exhibits explain Mississippi River culture, biology, and history.
Hours: The St. Anthony Falls Visitor Center is open 9:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. every day from Memorial Day through Labor Day, 2016.