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Great walk!

Great walk around the lake with separate paths for foot and bicycles. Lots of dogs. Smooth to... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Eloise-Marie L
Minneapolis, Minnesota
Lake Harriet much to offer for everyone

I live about 2 blocks from this lake and it's great walking it's about approximately less than... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Robel R
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West 42nd St and West Lake Harriet Parkway, Minneapolis, MN 55409
+1 612-661-4800
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great walk around the lake with separate paths for foot and bicycles. Lots of dogs. Smooth to push a wheelchair (2018) - just resurfaced. Lots of wildlife around and tree coverage. Variety of architecture of the homes around the lake is interesting.

Thank Eloise-Marie L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I live about 2 blocks from this lake and it's great walking it's about approximately less than 3.00 miles and it's shady with a lot trees in summer time. As you know 10,000+ lakes in Minnesota.

Thank Robel R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have been biking or walking around Lake Harriet for years. It's a beautiful setting and so close to downtown. Great homes to see along the way, concerts at the band shell, the rose garden and even a lakeside restaurant called the Bread and Pickle....More

Thank Neil D
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Beautiful lake, with easy access to the city. Local eatery and stage, make this an excellent stop to socialize, as well as the option of many hiking/biking trails.

Thank Vincent B
Reviewed 10 September 2018

We were taken here by our grown kids and their 5 to 8 year olds, and we were so pleasantly surprised by the entire area. The lake was pretty and had sidewalks around it, the nearby garden acreage was exceptional, people were riding bikes and...More

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Reviewed 2 September 2018

Lake Harriet offers so much- biking, walking, running, sailing, kayak/canoe rental, sunset watching, swimming, and summertime music and movies. You can typically find a parking spot on the road along the lake.

Thank tennislax19
Reviewed 29 August 2018

quiet areas, crowds, dogs, eats, music, there is everything. Fairy houses are there, art car parades formal garden natural areas . The trolley is fun and unique, do it! Rent boats walk or bike but always wade in, throw stones, Enjoy!!

Thank treesaw944
Reviewed 22 August 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...More

Thank capitollover
Reviewed 17 August 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.

Thank Questovia
Reviewed 6 August 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...More

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8 October 2015|
Response from Travelerxowkety |
I just found some answers to my own question - Lake Harriet Park - Pedestrian (2.75 miles), Bike (2.99 miles) Lake Calhoun Park - Pedestrian (3.1 miles), Bike (3.19 miles) Lake of the Isles Park - Pedestrian (2.63 miles... More