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City of Granite Falls

Nestled along the banks of the Minnesota River, just past the Chippewa County border is the beautiful town of Granite Falls. Today’s Granite Falls lifestyle includes many cultural opportunities including the Prairie Arts Chorale, theater, poetry, dance and orchestra. The Western Fest Stampede PRCA Rodeo and other summer activities represent western culture annually. 

With both the Yellow Medicine and Minnesota Rivers in town, recreation abounds in opportunities for fishing, paddling and birding. Be sure to check out the famous Granite Falls Kiwanis Popcorn Stand for fresh popcorn to enjoy on your stroll through this beautiful town!

A Beautiful Place to Visit or Call Home

Set in the beautiful Minnesota River Valley, Granite Falls is a safe, attractive and friendly city that revels in its small-town atmosphere, friendly residents, and scenic views. While in Granite Falls, you will have the opportunity to experience fine shopping and excellent customer service in either our quaint downtown, located on the West bank of the Minnesota River, or along Highway 212.

While you are enjoying the historic city, you will be able to visit Sorlien Park or stroll across the pedestrian bridge to Rice Park and feed the pelicans just below the Granite Falls Dam. You may also consider visiting the Yellow Medicine County Historical Museum, which contains many historic artifacts and attractive exterior displays. Visit the Granite Falls website for more information.

More to Explore

Andrew J. Volstead House

The Andrew J. Volstead house was built in 1878. Congressman Volstead purchased the house in 1894 and owned it until 1930. The house was privately owned until 1974 when it was designated as a National Register of Historic Places and as a National Historic Landmark and is now a museum. He is known for writing the Prohibition Act, or Volstead Act. 

Memorial Park

Memorial Park is a beautiful park that offers a wide-variety of activities for the entire family! Surrounded by lush forest, granite outcroppings, and in close proximity to the Minnesota River, the park provides a great opportunity to explore the unique beauty of Southwest Minnesota. 

Lee-Mar Ranch Equine Center

Lee-Mar Ranch Equine Center provides affordable, accessible, and effective equine-facilitated activities with an exceptional learning environment that helps patients of all ages reach their physical, occupational, developmental, and speech goals. In addition to therapeutic riding, the center hosts community events and offers much more!

Minnesota West Community & Technical College

Minnesota West prides itself on a quality education with accessibility for many different types of students. It is a leader in Renewable Energy and Computerized Manufacturing in the upper Midwest. Minnesota West – Granite Falls addresses the needs of the workforce and community by providing many online, technical, and liberal art courses. 

Kilowatt Community Center

Whether you’re there for fun or business, the city-owned Kilowatt Community Center has ever angle covered. Not only does the 36,578 square foot center lay claim to an indoor pool, brand-new waterslide and a gymnasium, but it also boasts a multipurpose room, fitness room, indoor track, and numerous meeting rooms.

Fagen Fighters WWII Museum

The museum consists of two hangars, a WWII Quonset hut and a WWII control tower. The newest hangar and flagship of the museum is a 15,000 sq. ft. brick tornado-proof structure. Be transported in time to the 1940’s era for a fantastic self-guided WWII experience. Home to the pristine collection of WWII trainer and fighter aircraft and much more!

Granite Falls, Minnesota

City of Granite Falls

Address: 641 Prentice St, Granite Falls, MN 56241
Phone: (320) 564-3011
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