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National Park Service offers tours at Upper St. Anthony Falls lock

Published May 22, 2019

ST. PAUL, Minn. – The National Park Service will again provide daily tours this summer at the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Upper St. Anthony Falls Lock and Dam, in Minneapolis, starting Saturday, May 25, through Labor Day weekend, Sept. 2.

Admission is free. Tours will be offered daily at 11 a.m. and 3 p.m. Tours are limited to 20 participants on a first-come, first-served basis. Reservations are not available.

The public is also invited to explore the St. Anthony Falls Visitor Center, open daily from

9:30 a.m. – 5 p.m., and the lock wall, open to the general public from noon – 2 p.m.

After Labor Day, tours will be offered and the visitor center will be open on weekends throughout September.

For more information visit, or contact Dan Dressler, Mississippi National River and Recreation Area supervisory ranger, at 651-293-8412,

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Release no. 19-040