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Lake Calhoun

West Lake St and Calhoun Parkway, Minneapolis, MN 55408
+1 612-661-4800
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Delightful Day

Lake Calhoun is worth visiting and spending the day walking, running, biking or roller blading... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Elizabeth W
Land of 10,000 Lakes

Very clean and well cared for city lake. Walking and bike paths that go all the way around the... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Plymouth, Minnesota
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West Lake St and Calhoun Parkway, Minneapolis, MN 55408
+1 612-661-4800
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Lake Calhoun is worth visiting and spending the day walking, running, biking or roller blading. You can also rent kayaks, paddle boards or lay on the beach and swim. Bring a picnic and spend the day! Loved it!

Thank Elizabeth W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very clean and well cared for city lake. Walking and bike paths that go all the way around the lake. Beaches that are well kept with plenty of parking available.

Thank autoandmarinebuddies
Reviewed 14 November 2017

Nice walking trail to share with a friend. Fun to look at the grande homes new and old. Lake frequented by water fowl.

Thank FWJeeper
Reviewed 10 November 2017

Lake Calhoun connects with Lake Harriet. So going around both is a little more than 6 miles. Just a wonderful place to be. A real crown jewel for Minneapolis.

Thank Ken B
Reviewed 8 November 2017

I always have a great time here. There are a few different beach spots to chose from. You can bike, jog, walk or cruise around the lake any hour of the day

Thank Ericka C
Reviewed 30 October 2017 via mobile

Stopped by for a mid morning walk around the lake. It was busy with lots of people jogging and walking their dogs. Many really beautiful houses along the lake to look at when the beautiful scenery gets old. I found my dream house, too bad...More

Thank Caitlin B
Reviewed 12 October 2017

You'll enjoy good fishing, walking and biking trails, and swimming. It's by really nice houses so while walking you'll see plenty of nice beautiful houses.

Thank Sy X
Reviewed 10 October 2017

I'm not sure why this place is always so popular. Personally I don't think it is that great, and it is always over crowded with hipsters. I know a lot of people run around the lake, and with the billion stop lights around the city...More

Thank Cami B
Reviewed 9 October 2017

I can usually be found visiting this area several times a year. I love it for the trail, the activities, and the atmosphere. Definitely a place to go anytime during the year.

Thank Niki B
Reviewed 30 September 2017

I'd give it five stars, but I get angry when I think about the politically correct trying to change the name. Don't know why it's called Lake Calhoun? You and me both until they started fussing over it. It's about a 5K around and there...More

1  Thank often_crabby-travele
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11 August 2017|
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Response from miniona l | Reviewed this property |
I didn't pay anything. As everyone has mentioned, free to walk, picnic in the lawn etc. I didn't pay for my street parking.
20 June 2017|
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Response from JOANNA H | Reviewed this property |
I'm not sure about the infant seats...but they have bike rentals, its paved.
Chuck L
11 June 2016|
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Response from mplsberg | Reviewed this property |
I believe there are kayaks at Lake Calhoun. You can check the Minneapolis Park aboard site for the fee structure but I recall seeing them there.