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Silver Lake

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Address: Rochester, MN

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Geese Galore!!!

A great park with a lake in Rochester. Lots of Canada Geese and Mallards -- clearly used to people while making a great cacophony of quacking and honking:))) A must stop if you... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
Sooz_and_Dave
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Tallahassee, Florida
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Tallahassee, Florida
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

A great park with a lake in Rochester. Lots of Canada Geese and Mallards -- clearly used to people while making a great cacophony of quacking and honking:))) A must stop if you enjoy nature.

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Chatfield, Minnesota
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

It's a small lake. There are a lot of geese hanging around at the lake, at least when it's warm. Otherwise, there's not much there.

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Thank sep780
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Have been here numerous times, with family and friends. We love to bring bread and feed the geese. When my daughters were younger they would get chased by the geese after feeding them.

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Minnesota
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 5, 2017

Silver Lake is a rather long walk from the Mayo Clinic, but doable. There are a few trails, and it is a pleasant place to clear your head.

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Rochester, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 16, 2016

The green bank brush has helped cut down on goose crap. Still watch where ya walk. A good exercise route to take or run

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st paul
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 18, 2016

such a nice park to walk and relax in plus it is fun to watch the canadian geese and the people are really friendly and caring. It is a great place to unwind and think.

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Coralville, Iowa
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 11, 2016

We enjoyed a nice scenic walk near downtown Rochester. Not as nice as a more rural area, but nice for it's location. The big drawback were all of the geese.

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Oglesby, Illinois, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 9, 2016

Restful get away from Clinic where you can stretch your legs after sitting all day at clinic. Lots of geese! Fun to watch.

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Preston
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 2, 2016

This is a very quiet, lovely spot. Especially nice if you are in town for stressful medical issues. The ducks are an added feature. We stop by here from time time-especially when stress invades our lives.

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1 Thank William S
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 1, 2016 via mobile

Went to the park to take photos... Couldnt believe all the geese. Take the time to walk around and appreciate the view. If you have a camera bring it. Lots of photo opportunities, just watch where you step. Picnic tables set up during season.

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