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Chain of Lakes

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Address: 400 S 4th St, Minneapolis, MN 55415-1411
Phone Number: 612 661 4800
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Three separate lakes (Lake of the Isles, Lake Calhoun and Lake Harriet) all...

Three separate lakes (Lake of the Isles, Lake Calhoun and Lake Harriet) all surrounded by pedestrian paths.

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Bike and see them all!

The lakes are beautiful, so see them all by biking on the Grand Round /Minnehaha Parkway Trail. The trails circle around the lakes as well as connect between them.

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
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Sandhurst, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 110 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The chain of lakes is made up of Lake Harriet at south end, lake Calhoun & Lake of Isles. Harriet is the most beautiful with some fabulous housing. There's a bike & walking track around the lake which is under 3 miles. At the north east corner there's rental stands, a stage & seating & cafe. Calhoun is busy with... More 

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Ohio
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The lakes are beautiful, so see them all by biking on the Grand Round /Minnehaha Parkway Trail. The trails circle around the lakes as well as connect between them.

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New York City, New York
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

How lucky are the locals who get to have this beautiful chain of lakes for recreation and relaxation. An easy drive around as well as a great bike track (one way) and walking track.

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This is a beautiful city, surrounded by parks and lakes. They are everywhere! Many are connected so you can drive or bike or run or roller blade or walk around one or more. We picnic at them, enjoy the playgrounds, swim, kayak, sail, watch the sunset and more. Some have restaurants and evening concerts. This is a great way to... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Lake Harriet is a fabulous lake to walk or bike around. It's close to 3 miles around. There's a great bandshell that has frequent concerts . Also ice cream , sandwiches, etc. are available. You'll see lots of dogs getting their workouts. It's just very pretty to stroll and see the sail boats , beaches and people enjoying themselves. In... More 

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The focal point of connecting trails will take you around the lakes out to the river, Nokomis, downtown Minneapolis. Tip your toes in the lake or get a plate of food at one of the restaurants too.

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Beautiful morning for a bike ride around the lakes and on the Greenway. This is part of what makes Mpls such a great place to live or visit.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The Minneapolis Chain of Lakes is an awesome place for a first or romantic date. Take a stroll or a bike ride around Lake Harriet, Calhoun, Nokomis, Cedar, & Lakes of the Isles and you will see why. You will be delightfully surprised how lovely Minneapolis is!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Awesome visit the weather was perfect for pictures. It's a must whenever I go home to visit. Love it

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Minneapolis, MN
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Walk around Lake of the Isles!!! Beautiful walk! And just a hop to Lake Calhoun, another beautiful walk! Just a short drive away is Lake Harriet! Another excellent walk!!

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