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Address: 2500 Lake of the Isles Parkway East, Franklin Ave and Logan Ave South, Minneapolis, MN 55405
Phone Number: 612 661 4800
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Great Place To Venture On Bike or Canoe

Beautiful connection of trails and paths for cyclists and also a great place to take out the canoe or paddleboard. Just be aware that parking typically costs money at meters... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 24, 2015
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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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127 reviews 127 reviews
79 attraction reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015 NEW

Beautiful connection of trails and paths for cyclists and also a great place to take out the canoe or paddleboard. Just be aware that parking typically costs money at meters around the area, so bring some change!

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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
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015

I love this three mile trail because of the uniqueness. In the winter you have outdoor lighted hockey and ice skating. During the summer you have canoes and kayaks with people fishing. When it is hot there is a lot of shade from trees.

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53 reviews 53 reviews
10 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015

We love to drive or walk around the lakes in Minneapolis. The surrounding homes are a treasure to see and the lakes themselves are beautiful. On weekends the lakes are packed with walkers, runners, bikers, etc. Very fun!

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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12 reviews 12 reviews
4 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

More interesting lake than Calhoun. Less foot/bike/car traffic as well. Lots of great architecture and beautiful lake with islands containing lots of wild life. Great for birding, canoeing, fishing and people watching. Gated dog park on south side of the lake. Canal on SW side of lake leads to Cedar Lake. Foot traffic around Isles path is one-way!

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Forest Lake
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27 reviews 27 reviews
5 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2015

Lake of the Isles is a great place to outdoors in the middle of the city and take in the scenery. Paved paths with lanes for bicycles or roller blades or walking. It can get very crowed on nice days in the summer.

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Wayne, New Jersey
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221 reviews 221 reviews
32 attraction reviews
152 helpful votes 152 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2015

Just returned from Minneapolis where we participated in the Loppet luminary event. While the absence of significant snow turned this into a "walk only" event, it was a well-run and magical winter experience. Congrats to the organizers of this event. Great job.

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Zimmerman
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6 reviews 6 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2015

I have been walking this lake since I was young. Very relaxing, nice neighborhood, paths are clean and clear.

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HAM LAKE
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66 reviews 66 reviews
41 attraction reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2014

Many of the older and large homes around the Lake of the Isles in Minneapolis are beautifully decorated for the holiday season. Driving can be a little slow getting there and getting around, but if you are relaxed your eyes will bless you with some fine sights.

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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167 reviews 167 reviews
52 attraction reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2014

Nothing like going around Lake of the Isles-walking, running, biking. Great homes, nice waters, 2.6 easy miles. This is vintage Minneapolis and always a pleasure to go in any season. Would like to live on the lake.

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Mesa, Arizona
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159 reviews 159 reviews
51 attraction reviews
60 helpful votes 60 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

This is a nice lake to walk. There are many beautiful homes along the shore. The park is nice, too. This is one of the better neighborhoods in Minneapolis.

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