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Lake Calhoun

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Address: West Lake St and Calhoun Parkway, Minneapolis, MN 55408
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Lake Calhoun has attractions for every stage of my life. Walking paths. Family beaches. Adult beaches. Water sports and great swimming lake.

Reviewed 3 days ago
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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Lake Calhoun has attractions for every stage of my life. Walking paths. Family beaches. Adult beaches. Water sports and great swimming lake.

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16 reviews
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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Beautiful lake which has we rode around on segway rented from Evolve. Sun shining, lots of ducks and beavers to spot. Will definitely revisit!

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Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

One of my favorite places to walk it was a nice day and lots of people walking I walked a hour and a half great walk

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Thank HisQueen R
Lakeville, United States
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8 reviews
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The Saturday that I ran around Lake Calhoun was just gorgeous and fun. There was good amount of people walking, biking, running and eating their picnic basket food. Kids were playing and birds were chirping. There was boaters out and kite flyers. Just a very enjoyable day with plenty of facilities. Go for it!

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Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States
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10 reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago

Not many major metropolitan areas can boast having this water attraction literally in the heart of the city. Major play area for locals for biking, walking roller skating and readily near great shops and restaurants. Not to be missed.

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Blaine, Minnesota
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39 reviews
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A fun place to visit in the middle of the city. Right in Uptown and plenty of things nearby to do while you're in the area.

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Vero Beach, Florida
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My husband and I went there with family during the winter time.. they have told me that people go there to swim and you can see boats going by and people have the greatest time. The sight-seeing it's amazing. The lake is in the middle Minneapolis basically, and you can see the amazing houses around the lake and also buildings.... More 

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Chicago, IL
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I love the outdoors and Lake Calhoun seemed like the perfect visit to start the day. The sky was a little bit overcast but the weather was still pleasant enough for a leisurely stroll on the path along the lake. At one point my friend and I came to a stand with paddle boats and decided to rent one. For... More 

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Jacksonville, Florida
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Lake Calhoun is the most picturesque lake in Minneapolis. The lake itself is a very manageable size - not too small - not too large. Walking around the lake on a nice day is a perfect way to spend a few hours in Minneapolis. The lake is surrounded by beautiful homes, so there is plenty to keep your eyes happy.

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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Reviewed 7 March 2017

It is one of the gems of the city. It can become nearly clausterphobicly packed when the weather is nice with joggers, swimmers, bikers, boats and cars but find a place anywhere nearby to park and go enjoy it. Even in the winter you will see people ice fishing, wind sailing, skiing etc. You can rent canoes, peddle boats and... More 

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