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Ways to Experience Lake Harriet
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Reviewed August 22, 2018

This park has so much to offer, and is accessible via the #6 bus from various locations in Minneapolis as well as by car, bike, or on foot.

The lake allows non motorized boats only, so it is good for watching the sailboats of the yacht club near the band shell. Canoe, kayak, bike, boat, and paddle board rentals are offered.

The trail around the lake is 3.0 miles of gorgeous scenery not only of the lake but also of the neighborhood around the park.

The band shell has free concerts Monday-Tuesday, Thursday-Saturday: 7:30 pm
Sundays: 2 pm and 5:30 pm in a variety of genres. There are quite a few folding chairs already set up, and a grassy area directly behind that for more listeners.

The Bread & Pickle, a restaurant, is open seasonally 7:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m. It offers picnic foods, beer & wine, and free wifi.

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed August 16, 2018

What a treasure to have such a great lake and parkway within the city. There are numerous activities and events happening and many places to get out and walk and enjoy.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Questovia
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Reviewed August 5, 2018 via mobile

Beautiful 3.0 mike walk around Lake Harriett is a must! Stop at the band shell and have lunch, a beer or truffle popcorn (my favorite). The lake is nonmotorized boats only- so you can watch sailboats or paddle boarders (you can rent on site). The band shell also has concerts in the evenings.

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed August 2, 2018

The paths, roads, and neighborhood in general around this lake are well-planned and scenic. The north beach area is nice with clear water and plenty of space for everyone. Right next door is the Bandshell.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Armenius919
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Reviewed July 29, 2018

This is a lovely lake to walk around, and if you'd like to do some wading or swimming there's a small beach that's groomed.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank emueller9
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