Richfield is a wonderful city located in Hennepin County, Minnesota, United States of America. Richfield is a suburb of the Minneapolis - St. Paul region and is located between these two, near Bloomington and Edina. Richfield was settled in the 1850s and it was in the beginning a small farming community. One of the settlers of the town was Riley Bartholomew, a politician. The city was named Richfield in 1958 thanks to the fertile land of the farms around it. Richfield was incorporated in 1908. In present, the city has more than 35.000 residents and an area of 7.1 square miles.
Top Attractions within Richfield
Riley Lucas Bartholomew House was constructed in Richfield in the 1850s and is one of the oldest constructions still standing in the city. The house is made of sawed lumber. It was the home of Riley Lucas Bartholomew, who settled on the shores of Wood Lake, and of his wife Fanny. She and their children moved in the house in 1853. In our time, this is a museum of Richfield and is visited by a large number of tourists each year.
Wood Lake Nature Center is a natural preserve situated on 150 acres of land within the area of Richfield. This is the home of Wood Lake, of a forest and of restored prairie habitats. The center offers numerous recreational possibilities and also has docks, picnic areas and an impressive outdoor amphitheater. The staff of the center includes naturalists who offer guided tours through this superb Richfield location.
Houlihan's is the perfect place to eat while in Richfield. The restaurant offers an eclectic menu and a large diversity of drinks. Its history began 30 years ago and, since then, the whole concept of "casual dining" Houlihan's promoted changed and so the restaurant. If you will eat in this great Richfield restaurant, do not skip any of the specialties of the day.