It’a official. The Brackett Rocket has returned to Brackett Park. For those not familiar with Brackett Park, it’s on 28th St E in South Minneapolis a few blocks West of the Mississippi.
It’s been gone for years after being replaced by a more child safe playground fixture.
Previously, kids could climb up inside the steel barred structure. One of my brother-in-law’s head was stuck between the bars as a child in the ’80’s.
Now it’s on a pedestal that puts it around 6 feet off the ground and banks at and angle.
Will this be a draw? Probably not to the same degree as a rocket kids could explore and potentially hurt themselves on.
Once again, Brackett Park can be referred to as “The Park with the Rocket.” Rock on.