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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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I like lake Harriet because of its convenient proximity to my house, but it is always packed during nice weather. Otherwise, the paths are clean and well maintained. There's... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed March 24, 2015
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Saint Cloud, Minnesota
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Saint Cloud, Minnesota
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67 reviews 67 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015 NEW

I like lake Harriet because of its convenient proximity to my house, but it is always packed during nice weather. Otherwise, the paths are clean and well maintained. There's always something going on around the bandshell area during the summer evenings.

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Saint Louis Park, Minnesota
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31 reviews 31 reviews
15 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

The bandshell is a great outdoor venue with a wide variety of acts. I mainly run or bike around Harriet year round. It is always a good experience.

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26 reviews 26 reviews
17 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2015

I can't express how much I enjoy this lake! If you're looking to bike, run, walk, play ultimate, or simply relax, this is the place for you. It's most beautiful in summer and fall.

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015

Lake Harriet is one of the chain of lakes in Minneapolis. It is so beautiful. Typically in the spring, summer and fall and sometimes in the winter on a nice day I will walk around the Lake with a friend. There are always so many people jogging, biking, walking and enjoying the Lake. There is also a bandshell where concerts... More 

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Minneapolis, MN
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4 reviews 4 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Lake Harriet is amazing for walking, people watching and falling in love! There entertainment at the bandshell is really great too! And you can bring a picnic to enjoy while you are listening to the great music!

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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6 reviews 6 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

The bandshell here has great music at this park. You can hear the wonderful music even at a distance away, so you don't have to be seated up close to the band, although there are many benches available to sit.

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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6 reviews 6 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Lake Harriet is a lot of fun! They have movies in the park some summer evenings and live music most of the summer. I took sailing lessons there a few years back too. There's just a lot to do there.

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Golden Valley, Minnesota
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22 reviews 22 reviews
9 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2015

I walked with a friend here for a very long time, and it was beautiful- even in the winter. As one of the main lakes near minneapolis, it too is popular, but not as crowded as Calhoun. Definitely secluded and just as beautiful however. Great if you want to exercise with a view!

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Callaway, Minnesota
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27 attraction reviews
67 helpful votes 67 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2015

Lake Harriet has always been high on my memory list over the years from riding the old Como Harriet trolly line going to Gopher hockey games, passing thru Linen Hills and in the early 1950's this was a grand adventure. And the street car still here for short runs as a tourist attraction. And I remember going to get fresh... More 

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4 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015

The kite festival was 01/17/2015 and it was a gorgeous day. Families, couple and singles were out in droves to enjoy a winter day at moderate temperatures of 30 degrees. We were with our adorable black lab who ran ahead of us when we were in the middle of the lake away from people. It was so wonderful I went... More 

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