Gold Medal Park

Gold Medal Park, which opened in May of 2007, is among Minneapolis' newest parks. The area was a gathering place for Minnesotans in the aftermath of the I-35W bridge collapse that occurred on August 1, 2007.

This 7.5 acre park in the heart of the St. Anthony Falls area contains a 32' tall mound whose top may be accessed by a spiral sidewalk. At the top there is seating amidst a grove of trees with good views of the Mississippi River, the historic Stone Arch Bridge, Guthrie Theater, and the historic milling district. The memorial for the I-35 bridge collapse was built across from Gold Medal Park.

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Location

Collapse
Nearby
Latitude: 44.977622 Longitude: -93.253251 Elevation: 842 ft
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Recreational Opportunities

Walking, good views of the historic milling district and the Mississippi River.

Seasons Accessible

Open year round, hours 6 a.m. to 10:00 p.m., unless otherwise posted.

Fees

Free

Accessibility Notes

The park is accessible to the disabled. All paths are paved with some slopes. 

Pet Friendly Notes

Pets should be leashed at all times. 

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