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2500 W Lake of the Isles Pkwy, Franklin Ave and Logan Ave South, Minneapolis, MN 55405-2332
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My favorite lake to walk around is Lake of the Isles. I love the curvy path, gorgeous homes, & lovely gardens. We also love walking over to Barbettes for drinks & resuming our walk.

Date of experience: June 2019
1  Thank patriciaolga11
Reviewed June 4, 2019

Any day of the week or any week of the month you will experience the charm of one of the most beautiful chain of lakes in the Twin Cities as it just can't get much better than this

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank Travelor0610
Reviewed June 2, 2019

The lakes have beautiful paved paths and stunning views. There are separate paths for bikes and walkers/runners. It will be busy, so be aware and don't block the entire path! Beautiful homes and landscaping to view as well.

Date of experience: May 2019
1  Thank Lenise B
Reviewed May 16, 2019

Great place to bike, run, walk, or roller blade. The lake is beautiful and the houses in the neighborhood are gorgeous

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Jen H
Reviewed April 15, 2019

The lakes and the mansions make for a beautiful walk, run or bike. The houses surrounding the lakes are breath-taking. There are a lot of great coffee shops and restaurants in the neighborhood as well.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Amandajn74
Reviewed April 13, 2019

One of the things that makes Minneapolis special and unique was the planning that went into preserving the assessibility of the cities chain of lakes, one of which is Lake of the Isles. The perimiter of the lakes are ringed by parkway with trails for...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank MaryLeizinger
Reviewed February 22, 2019 via mobile

Beautiful views as we spent time skating on the lake. You can borrow skates and sticks from The Warming and spend an afternoon enjoying the winter wonderland. It is worth getting the opening times for skating, as is seasonal. We also enjoyed a walk over...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank IreneA1973
Reviewed February 21, 2019

Love everything about this lake! I walk, ride my bike, and drive around it year-round. The ambience is great. Love looking at all the glam houses!

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank cutemomoftwocutekids
Reviewed February 13, 2019

One time when I was at Lake of the Isles as I was standing over looking the lake on the bridge with the canal of Cedar Lake behind me a moose came charging out of the water and ran past me and over the road...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Jerilee S
Reviewed February 12, 2019 via mobile

You never know who or what you'll see on the trail around Lake of the Isles in Minneapolis. I walked out on the ice to see the remnants of an event that had occurred a day or two before, it must have been fun. Anyhow,...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Nancy F
April 18, 2017|
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Response from tannamoore | Reviewed this property |
Yes--on leash. There are lots of pets walking around the lake. enjoy!!
October 2, 2016|
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Response from RuthMN | Reviewed this property |
2.6 miles. Hope you like it!
August 7, 2015|
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Response from jill s | Reviewed this property |
Re Lake of the Isles... I started on the north side by the church. However, there is free parking all along the parkway.