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Lake Harriet

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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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Just beautiful.

The housing around Lake Harriet is wonderful. People use the walking trail & bike path & many were on the lake in kayaks. A small paddle boat affair goes around the lake... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
Dabblings
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Sandhurst, United Kingdom
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Sandhurst, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The housing around Lake Harriet is wonderful. People use the walking trail & bike path & many were on the lake in kayaks. A small paddle boat affair goes around the lake collecting the weed. At the top north east corner is the commercial area with rental stands, cafe & stage & seating.

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

Lake Harriet boasts two impressive adidions to a cool beach: a free outdoor concert every evening and a formal Rose garden!! What fun outting for people of all ages!!

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Thank NanaJudith
Minneapolis, Minnesota
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Make sure you visit rose garden and Japanese rock garden while there or just take a walk around the lake.

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Thank Ana T
Minneapolis, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This is a great place to take a walk and see what residents enjoy the most about this city. On a sunny day you will see all sorts of people walking, jogging, roller blading, bicycling and skateboarding around the lake. Pack a lunch and spend the day or stop by one of the nearby restaurants and bring your food lakeside,... More 

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Thank GARuss
Saint Louis Park, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

If you are a runner, walker, roller-skiers, etc. you don't want to miss this place if you are in Mpls. PLUS there is a great bandshell with live music and a great place to eat!! Bathrooms and waterfountains too!!

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Thank schfamtravel6
Minneapolis, Minnesota
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Roberts Bird Sanctuary is a wonderful alternative to walking the lake shore from The rose gardens. Beards Plaissance is a gem of a park on the west shore of Harriet.

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Thank Greg C
Glencoe, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

My favorite place to run. Super beautiful, great breeze, beautiful lake, not as busy as calhoun which is great.

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Thank Craig E
Charlotte, North Carolina
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

You HAVE to drive around these inter-city lakes. (or walk, run, jog, bike) This is a treasure of the Twin Cities.

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Thank Timothy M
Bloomington, Minnesota
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

My family loves to go to the park at Lake Harriet and to simply walk around the lake. The scenery is beautiful and it is a great way to get excercise.

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Thank Jess G
Eden Prairie, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I love walking around Lake Harriet. It is a little over 2 miles around. The people watching is great. It is fun to watch boats, stay for concerts, have picnics and eat at the Pavillion.

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Thank Joni R

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