City of Granite Falls

3Nestled along the banks of the Minnesota River, just past the Chippewa County border is the quaint town of Granite Falls. In our community parks, such as Memorial, Lende Plaza and Sorlien, visitors and residents alike experience the peaceful lifestyle of this prairie river community.

Today’s Granite Falls lifestyle includes many cultural opportunities including the Prairie Arts Chorale, theatre, poetry, dance and orchestra. The Western Fest Stampede PRCA Rodeo and other summer activities represent western culture annually, and the Yellow Medicine County Museum at the intersection of Hwys 23 & 67 features exhibits from Granite Falls’ past, including displays of history, geology, archaeology and Native American artifacts. Site of some of the oldest exposed rock in the world. Geologists estimate this Granitic Gneiss was formed 3,800,000,000 years ago. With both the Yellow Medicine and Minnesota Rivers in town, recreation abounds in o
png-300x165pportunities for fishing, paddling and birding. Or just seek out back roads and historic places for a little low-key fun. Enjoy the Granite Falls golf course, baseball at Richter Field, and lots of enjoyable activities at the Kilowatt Community Center. Be sure to check out the famous Granite Falls Kiwanis Popcorn Stand for fresh popcorn to enjoy on your stroll through this beautiful town!

The community is so proud to be home to Fagen, Inc., the largest, most respected green energy design-builder in the U.S. From local, agricultural grassroots initiatives to construction management for Fortune 500 companies, Fagen Inc. has three decades of experience and 100% family ownership to prove it is deeply rooted in Granite Falls. Visit Granite Falls Chamber of Commerce for more information!

Fagen Fighters WWII Museum
Prairies Edge Resort & Casino
Andrew J. Volstead House Museum
Memorial Park
Lee-Mar Ranch Equine Center
Minnesota West Community & Technical College

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