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Lake Calhoun

West Lake St and Calhoun Parkway, Minneapolis, MN 55408
+1 612-661-4800
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Summertime fun and numerous activities

Always a great place to get out of the car and enjoy the vibrant atmosphere. During the summer the... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Minneapolis, Minnesota

Frozen. Shocked by how many people were enjoying despite temps below 0. Ice hockey rink. Several... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
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West Lake St and Calhoun Parkway, Minneapolis, MN 55408
+1 612-661-4800
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Always a great place to get out of the car and enjoy the vibrant atmosphere. During the summer the lake is surrounded by people doing all kinds of entertainment. Clean, safe, and worth the walk around to see the sites.

Thank JLo5424
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Frozen. Shocked by how many people were enjoying despite temps below 0. Ice hockey rink. Several people fishing. Limited parking. Great walking trail

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Lake Calhoun is worth visiting and spending the day walking, running, biking or roller blading. You can also rent kayaks, paddle boards or lay on the beach and swim. Bring a picnic and spend the day! Loved it!

Thank Elizabeth W
Reviewed 28 December 2017

Very clean and well cared for city lake. Walking and bike paths that go all the way around the lake. Beaches that are well kept with plenty of parking available.

Thank autoandmarinebuddies
Reviewed 15 November 2017

Nice walking trail to share with a friend. Fun to look at the grande homes new and old. Lake frequented by water fowl.

Thank FWJeeper
Reviewed 10 November 2017

Lake Calhoun connects with Lake Harriet. So going around both is a little more than 6 miles. Just a wonderful place to be. A real crown jewel for Minneapolis.

Thank Ken B
Reviewed 8 November 2017

I always have a great time here. There are a few different beach spots to chose from. You can bike, jog, walk or cruise around the lake any hour of the day

Thank Ericka C
Reviewed 30 October 2017 via mobile

Stopped by for a mid morning walk around the lake. It was busy with lots of people jogging and walking their dogs. Many really beautiful houses along the lake to look at when the beautiful scenery gets old. I found my dream house, too bad...More

Thank Caitlin B
Reviewed 13 October 2017

You'll enjoy good fishing, walking and biking trails, and swimming. It's by really nice houses so while walking you'll see plenty of nice beautiful houses.

Thank Sy X
Reviewed 11 October 2017

I'm not sure why this place is always so popular. Personally I don't think it is that great, and it is always over crowded with hipsters. I know a lot of people run around the lake, and with the billion stop lights around the city...More

Thank Cami B
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12 August 2017|
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Response from miniona l | Reviewed this property |
I didn't pay anything. As everyone has mentioned, free to walk, picnic in the lawn etc. I didn't pay for my street parking.
21 June 2017|
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Response from JOANNA H | Reviewed this property |
I'm not sure about the infant seats...but they have bike rentals, its paved.
Chuck L
12 June 2016|
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Response from mplsberg | Reviewed this property |
I believe there are kayaks at Lake Calhoun. You can check the Minneapolis Park aboard site for the fee structure but I recall seeing them there.