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Bridge was nothing special

We walked completely around this lake on a recent trip to this area. We really liked Bde Maka Ska... read more

Reviewed 31 August 2018
WorldTravelers34
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Hawthorn Woods, Illinois
Great way to walk the lakes

The real attraction is the chain of lakes in Minneapolis that is one of the nations best urban... read more

Reviewed 14 May 2017
Ed S
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31 Aug 2018
“Bridge was nothing special”
14 May 2017
“Great way to walk the lakes”
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Reviewed 31 August 2018

We walked completely around this lake on a recent trip to this area. We really liked Bde Maka Ska, formally Lake Calhoun. The Dakota Indians called this body of water Bde Maka Ska, meaning White Earth Lake or, in some translations, White Bank Lake. There...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 14 May 2017 via mobile

The real attraction is the chain of lakes in Minneapolis that is one of the nations best urban parks. The Calhoun Bridge connects Lake Calhoun and Lake of the Isles. It is a good way to avoid car traffic.

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank Ed S
Reviewed 14 August 2016 via mobile

Best about Mpls is the chain of lakes. Used to live a block from this bridge. Used to go running around Lake of the Isles regularly. Food shopping at Kinds on Lake Street. Movies at the Uptown, breakfast at the Uptown Bar (no longer exists)....More

Date of experience: September 2015
Thank Steve P
Reviewed 15 July 2016

I always hate crossing Lake Street on my bike so really appreciate the paths under this bridge . The bridge is nothing special but it does help the trails to flow nicely across it and if you are going to Lake of Isles on the...More

Date of experience: July 2016
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Reviewed 5 September 2015 via mobile

Seriously, this is just a bridge with a terribly narrow pedestrian and cycling path. It offers a semi decent view of the lake but and protection to homeless people who sleep underneath it.

Date of experience: September 2015
Thank stric75
Reviewed 27 July 2015

its a bridge over water. enough said, but walk or ride a bike around the two lakes connected by this channel. (Calhoun and Isles)

Date of experience: October 2014
Thank Peter L
Reviewed 23 September 2014

This landmark is part of hiking the area but hardly worth the trip just to see the bridge. The area is of course amazing for hiking, biking, rollerblading, sailing, canoeing and whatever else you can do outside on a lake. The people watching here is...More

Date of experience: September 2014
Thank Justin B
Reviewed 24 April 2013

Was our spot to meet each other as we walk. Can't it moved or anything but it was our meeting place.

Date of experience: June 2012
Thank paulsddd3
Reviewed 23 December 2011

You have it all at this location - beautiful lakes- 3 to which you can canoe or bicycle or just swim at Calhoun. The Tin Fish where you may rent kayaks, canoes, paddle boats etc. and have a great lunch. The midtown greenway right there...More

Date of experience: August 2011
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