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Lake Calhoun

Address: West Lake St and Calhoun Parkway, Minneapolis, MN 55408
Phone Number: 612 661 4800
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Ranked #12 of 267 things to do in Minneapolis
Type: Bodies of water, Nature & Parks
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Type: Bodies of water, Nature & Parks

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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16 reviews 16 reviews
7 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

There are tons of things to do at Lake Calhoun. Beaches, kayaks, canoes, food and plenty of people grilling, and playing outdoor games. There are bike trails that run thru 4 lakes and even cross country skiing in the winter. It is a most-go for visitors.

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Golden Valley, Minnesota
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19 reviews 19 reviews
8 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2015

You have to walk around this lake. It is the main lake of the isles, but just as beautiful as the others. Tons more busy, and in the summer time, Tin Fish is open nearby to stop and have a snack. Wonderful environment.

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Minnetonka, Minnesota
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31 reviews 31 reviews
20 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2015

Pretty views. Great crowd watching. Tin fish restaurant on the walk right in uptown by shopping and restaurants. Part of the chain of lakes trail. These lakes and trails are the highlights of minneapolis and not to be missed

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20 reviews 20 reviews
8 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015

Great place to walk, bike, run, walk your pet or what ever around the lakes. Weekends are very busy with Calhoun the trendy lake and Harriet the more family oriented one. On a nice day a very nice place to walk

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Minneapolis
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27 reviews 27 reviews
6 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

Great walking, jogging and bike paths. Amazing view of the Minneapolis skyline along the trail as well as the lake itself.

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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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75 reviews 75 reviews
57 attraction reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014

Visited this lake in both Summer and winter. The summer visit was on a warm weekend. The lake was slightly crowded with sun bathers on walkers around the park. They was an option for Kayak. During winter the lake was frozen was I could walk over the the lake.

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Winnipeg
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12 reviews 12 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2014

If your in the Twin Cities during the spring, summer, or fall, you must head to Lake Calhoun. Spend the afternoon walking around the lake, or just hanging out at the beach and looking at the skyline. Easily my favourite place to visit.

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Winnipeg, Canada
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2014

Wow! What a beautiful place to be on a hot,humid, July evening.Love the beautiful lake,people,and food.Walk out onto the dock and watch the sun set and just say" AHHHHH! So NICE! " Try the fish tacos at the scenic Tin Fish restaurant, Sooo Scrumptious! Sit on the outdoor patio and watch the jet planes coming in for a landing.Lake Calhoun... More 

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Burnsville, Minnesota
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21 reviews 21 reviews
5 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

This is one of the best lakes to come to. Big and pretty all around many people enjoy this area and there are many restaurants in the area walking distance also shops.

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Chicago, Illinois, United States
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37 reviews 37 reviews
13 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

Great lake with bike/walk/run path. View of the city and small marina. Usually pretty busy with people being active!

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