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Lake of the Isles

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Address: 2500 Lake of the Isles Parkway East, Franklin Ave and Logan Ave South, Minneapolis, MN 55405
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Beautiful!!

Such a great area and fun to people watch and check out the beautiful houses and scenery!! A must for everyone to see and enjoy!!

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 5 days ago
dbandel
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Westminster, Colorado
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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

A walk around The Lake of The Isles will remind you of who built MPLS. Many of the mansions still exist with some being raised for a new money class. It's scenic in all seasons with various wild life of birds of all kinds. Eagles are a familiar sight. In the summer canoes and kayakers prevail.

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Westminster, Colorado
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63 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Such a great area and fun to people watch and check out the beautiful houses and scenery!! A must for everyone to see and enjoy!!

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New Jersey
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I was lucky enough to spend Sunday on a visit here when it was about 60 degrees in February so there were many people out, dogs, skaters, runners, strollers - all enjoying the beautiful views and walking path around the lake. At one point you can see great views of the Minneapolis skyline. There were people ice fishing with a... More 

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is one of my favorite places to go for a walk in the summer, however if it is a "nice" winter day it is worth it. The walk around the lake is is about 2.5 miles and you get to take in a great view of nature and some amazing houses.

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Highland Park, Illinois
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 186 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 14, 2017

This park not only shines in the summer but in winter too! We visited on a nice crisp winter weekend, We took advantage of the outdoor skating but there were plenty of people walking the lake, cross country skiing and having a romp with their dogs at the dog park. The skating area has a hockey rink in the center... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 4, 2017

During the summer it is very pretty and fun, but during the winter it is very cold and frustrating. Yes.

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 6, 2016

My favorite place for walking/running/x-country skiing. There is also a warming hut in the winter with a groomed ice-skating rink.

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 15, 2016

This is a beautiful lake in Minneapolis's chain of lakes. Here there is no swimming beach, but you can rent a canoe at Lake Calhoun (has beaches) to the south and paddle around the islands, then take the channel to Cedar Lake (beaches here also). Of the three, Lake of the Isles is the quieter option. The shoreline has nice... More 

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Winnipeg, Manitoba
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 14, 2016

This past Sunday was an unseasonably warm and sunny day in Minneapolis and I chose to spend the afternoon on the Lake of the Isles. I would have loved to walk around all of the lakes (Chain of Lakes) but only had time for one. After reading reviews, I decided I would enjoy Lake of the Isles best and the... More 

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Conifer, Colorado
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 9, 2016

With above normal temperatures for November, it was an excellent day to walk around Lake of the Isles in Minneapolis. This is a must see destination when you are in Minneapolis.

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