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Address: West 42nd St and West Lake Harriet Parkway, Minneapolis, MN 55409
Phone Number: +1 612 661 4800
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Beautiful lake

Very nice walking/biking/jogging trail that circles the lake. Mostly shaded. Surrounded by lovely homes.

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 27, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

Very nice walking/biking/jogging trail that circles the lake. Mostly shaded. Surrounded by lovely homes.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

Such a gem nestled in a nice neighborhood. Bike & ped paths take you around the lake to some great side attractions like the rose garden and the Japanese garden or whatever is happening at the shell. So fun. An excellent way to get out - be active - without feeling harried. The essence of Minneapolis I think

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015 NEW

More family-oriented lake. Bandshell activities and movies in the summer. Still busy and good people watching but not wild like Lake Calhoun.

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

Lake Harriet offers a little older demographic than Calhoun to the north. The pathway, band shell and food and beverage service are all unrivaled in the chain of lakes as are the gardens on the north side. I have discreetly enjoyed a bottle of wine while taking in a show at the band shell without even a stink eye from... More 

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Plymouth, Minnesota
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

Great place to fish in middle of cities. Try to fish here at least once a week. Mostly with boat but have fished a lot from shore. I have fish stories but will not tell as it is kind of a secret where the big ones are.

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Fort Lauderdale, FL
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

I was just in town for business for two days and stumbled on this lake. GOrgeous. It was a hot sunny day, but you can walk around the lake in about 45 minutes (3 miles, very flat) and get an ice cream cone at the bandshell. Separate paths for walkers and bike riders which was nice not having to dodge... More 

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Manhattan, Kansas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

+Great for walks with your two legged and four legged friends + Good places to eat nearby + People watching + If you have moolah, a good place to live -Hard to find parking -Construction in the summer is a pain

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Durango, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

Beautiful walk around the lake. I always try to do this walk when in Minnesota - any season! Nice park and playground and good bandshell.

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

A great place to walk or ride your bike. it's a quick loop around the lake so if you're more ambitious take a few loops. There is a bandshell and often activities are taking place there. Beautiful architecture in the homes lining the lake so just an overall really neat place to visit!

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Conwy, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2015

We hired bikes which were very reasonably priced and cycled round the lakes on safe and well signposted dedicated cycle tracks before returning for a well earned and refreshing ice cream.

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Address: West 42nd St and West Lake Harriet Parkway, Minneapolis, MN 55409
Phone Number: +1 612 661 4800
Location: United States  >  Minnesota (MN)  >  Minneapolis

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