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Lake of the Isles

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Address: 2500 W Lake of the Isles Pkwy, Franklin Ave and Logan Ave South, Minneapolis, MN 55405-2332
Phone Number: +1 612-661-4800
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Stunning, excellent recreation

My favorite place for walking/running/x-country skiing. There is also a warming hut in the winter with a groomed ice-skating rink.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 days ago
mplsmama612
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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

My favorite place for walking/running/x-country skiing. There is also a warming hut in the winter with a groomed ice-skating rink.

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a beautiful lake in Minneapolis's chain of lakes. Here there is no swimming beach, but you can rent a canoe at Lake Calhoun (has beaches) to the south and paddle around the islands, then take the channel to Cedar Lake (beaches here also). Of the three, Lake of the Isles is the quieter option. The shoreline has nice... More 

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Winnipeg, Manitoba
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This past Sunday was an unseasonably warm and sunny day in Minneapolis and I chose to spend the afternoon on the Lake of the Isles. I would have loved to walk around all of the lakes (Chain of Lakes) but only had time for one. After reading reviews, I decided I would enjoy Lake of the Isles best and the... More 

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Conifer, Colorado
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

With above normal temperatures for November, it was an excellent day to walk around Lake of the Isles in Minneapolis. This is a must see destination when you are in Minneapolis.

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016

I love to go around this lake for all of the interesting architecture. There are all kinds of unique houses.

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

This 2.5 mile walk around the lake is good in all seasons--especially now in the fall. Great people watching

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Perrysburg, Ohio
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

Gorgeous little area hidden in the city! Small islands in a lake filled with canoes, kayaks, and ducks. Run, walk, or bike around the 2.5 perimeter and enjoy the lovely homes and well manicured lawns.

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Stillwater, Minnesota, Usa
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

A beautiful area to walk, bike, run, or canoe. The lake area is surrounded by lovely homes, trees and has a view of the Minneapolis skyline.

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Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 October 2016

This lake is a great place to run. It is a popular place and always safe. It is a clean area and not far from the downtown.

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Thuwal, Makkah, Saudi Arabia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016

This has always been my favorite Twin Cities Lake no matter what season. The apple blossoms in the spring, gorgeous foliage in the fall, canoeing in the summer and ice skating in the winter. It has the most interesting terrain and also the most exquisite homes around it. Always a delight!

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