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Lake of the Isles

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Address: 2500 W Lake of the Isles Pkwy, Franklin Ave and Logan Ave South, Minneapolis, MN 55405-2332
Phone Number: 612 661 4800
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The loveliest lake in Minneapolis

This has always been my favorite Twin Cities Lake no matter what season. The apple blossoms in the spring, gorgeous foliage in the fall, canoeing in the summer and ice skating in... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 weeks ago
Laurie Y
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Thuwal, Makkah, Saudi Arabia
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Thuwal, Makkah, Saudi Arabia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This has always been my favorite Twin Cities Lake no matter what season. The apple blossoms in the spring, gorgeous foliage in the fall, canoeing in the summer and ice skating in the winter. It has the most interesting terrain and also the most exquisite homes around it. Always a delight!

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Rehovot, Israel
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I jogged around the lake on a september morning. This was one of my nicest jogs of the year. Nice views, nice weather, nice vegetation and nice people.

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Burnsville, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This trail puts you by multi million dollar homes perfectly manicured, biking around the lake with a wonderful lake on your right and beautiful homes on left, a little bit of heavan Even though we live 25 minutes away we go here 2-3 times oper week in summer and fall. A must if your a walker or biker

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Rented bikes and biked around. Very nice outing. Can walk, hang out, picnic, dog friendly. Recommend.

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Astoria, New York
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 186 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stopped here for a brief visit on our tiour bus trip around Minneapolis. I just wish I could come back for another visit.

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Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Pretty lake surrounded by pretty houses with pretty people running and biking all around. A perfect place to spend the sunset at.

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Columbia, Maryland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were amazed at the number of people walking, running, and biking around the lake, as well as boating or paddling in the lake. Loved the two paths - one for runners/walkers and one for bikers. Absolutely beautiful lake in a gorgeous neighborhood.

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A walk around Lake of the Isles makes one realize that the city fathers and mothers designed it well. Stately homes and mansions surround it, but are set back, across the parkway. One can stroll in peace, look at the houses and enjoy the beauty of the lake.

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Bridgeton, New Jersey
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Lake of the Isles has its own personality in the Chain of Lakes established by the City of Minneapolis to ensure all residents are within six miles of a park area with water access. This is the only lake with small islands. It is reedier and muddier than other lakes, but it is the only lake which is used for... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This charming lake in south Minneapolis has been our delight since student days. Several isles divide the long lake making the walk around it a constant surprise. Well paved walk accommodates two way foot traffic and several runners. All ages mingle there as always, occasionally one can spot some picnickers seated on the grass between the lake and the walkway.... More 

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