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“Bring your kids, walk your dog”
Review of Lake Harriet

Lake Harriet
Ranked #6 of 213 things to do in Minneapolis
Certificate of Excellence
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Minneapolis, Minnesota
Level 3 Contributor
24 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
“Bring your kids, walk your dog”
Reviewed 15 April 2014

You can buy ice cream and snacks. There are clean rest rooms. Walk your dog around this beautiful lake (be sure to bring bags to pick up after your dog). Besides the walking path there's also a bike path. Take a stroll thru the nearby public flower garden, sit on a bench and enjoy the fountain. Catch the scenic trolly. There's really good free music in the bandshell. They also show free movies in the bandshell. Check the schedule on-line. This is my go-to place for a nice outdoor summer afternoon or evening.

Visited July 2013
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Saint Paul, Minnesota
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35 attraction reviews
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“Beautiful Walk”
Reviewed 9 February 2014

Wonderful place for walkers. Rose and tranquility gardens to the Northeast are loaded with wonderful picture spots. Take a ride on the abandoned electrical cars or walk to Sebastion Joe's for some great homemade ice cream.

Visited September 2013
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148 attraction reviews
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“Quieter alternative to lake Calhoun”
Reviewed 11 December 2013

Lake Harriet is a quieter alternative to lake Calhoun. It's not crowded with jocks and half-drunk students. Instead it is often frequented by people leaving in the area, cyclists and joggers. It doesn't have many beaches like lake Calhoun but that makes it prettier and quieter.

Visited June 2013
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Chaska, MN
Level 5 Contributor
72 reviews
42 attraction reviews
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“Nice walk non a good day.”
Reviewed 25 November 2013

If the weather is good in the summer, this one mile walk is relaxing and gives one great views of lots of interesting sights.

Visited May 2013
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Minneapolis, Minnesota
Level 4 Contributor
28 reviews
11 attraction reviews
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“Lake Harriet is my lake”
Reviewed 6 November 2013

I live close to both Lake Harriet and Lake Calhoun in an adorable little village called Linden Hills. My social life consists often of walking around Lake Harriet with a friend and then grabbing either coffee or food somewhere in Linden Hills. The charm cannot be beat. It takes under an hour to walk around the lake.

Visited November 2013
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