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Great Lake I usually don't do trails these were doable and it was a nice quire walk I walked about... read more

Reviewed May 12, 2017
Robbinsdale, Minnesota
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Chain of Lakes gem

This is the least frequented lake in the chain of lakes in Minneapolis. It's more rustic with a... read more

Reviewed April 13, 2017
Minneapolis, Minnesota
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Cedar Lake Ave and Cedar Lake Parkway, Minneapolis, MN 55403
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Reviewed May 12, 2017 via mobile

Great Lake I usually don't do trails these were doable and it was a nice quire walk I walked about a hour here I found this lake last minute nice quite spot

Date of experience: May 2017
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Reviewed April 13, 2017 via mobile

This is the least frequented lake in the chain of lakes in Minneapolis. It's more rustic with a wonderful forested area on the NE edge of the lake. There are 3 beaches. Cedar South is well situated and a great place to watch the sunset....More

Date of experience: April 2017
3  Thank Crannon
Reviewed August 21, 2016 via mobile

This morning was low 60's*, little breeze and light clouds. A perfect Minneapolis summer morning to walk a lake! This path can get a little confusing since parts of it could lead through a neighborhood or follow the railroad and veer slightly off the lakeshore....More

Date of experience: August 2016
2  Thank DinaMarie L
Reviewed July 28, 2016

Cedar Lake is a bit of a hidden gem in Minneapolis. It is a part of chain of lakes but it’s the quietest and least frequented by the locals, primarily because it’s not encircled by roads that allow motor transport. That’s why it has the...More

Date of experience: July 2016
1  Thank stric75
Reviewed July 15, 2016

We are so lucky in Minneapolis to have all the amazing lakes that we do. Cedar Lake is probably the least busy of the lakes but very enjoyable to bike and easy to get to off of the North Cedar Lake trail if you are...More

Date of experience: July 2016
1  Thank 7ContinentsExplored
Reviewed August 13, 2015

Most people who walk around the lakes tend to skip cedar so it is not as crowded as the others. There is not a paved path around this lake like the others but there is a dirt nature trail and a beach. The view of...More

Date of experience: July 2015
2  Thank davidbO4645GV
Reviewed September 25, 2014

I just hiked around Cedar Lake and it was really nice. I usually walk aroung lake of the isles or Calhoun. Those lakes are nice to hike around but there is always a lot of people hiking as well. When I hiked Cedar there was...More

Date of experience: September 2014
1  Thank Justin B
Reviewed September 17, 2014

Here too is a great well established bike trail. I've been on these different trails many a time but without a map I'm not sure which trail is which. So many that connect and make for great ridding options. Always so much to look at...More

Date of experience: September 2014
2  Thank Jeff G
Reviewed April 24, 2013

The trails are nice and then the 1st point were theres swimming in shallow water to the drop off area. It's nice and shady close to the beach area and sunny when a bit further away from the beach in the water.

Date of experience: September 2012
1  Thank paulsddd3
Reviewed December 11, 2012

This lake is located right in the heart of Minnepolis. I have swam in this lake since I was a little girl. When we drive past it-- It always brings back wonderful memories of going there for a swim after school at North High School.

Date of experience: October 2012
1  Thank Nancy F
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