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Lyndale Park Peace (Rock) Garden

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Address: Roseway Road, 1 block east of Lake Harriet Parkway, Minneapolis, MN 55409
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+1 612-370-4900
07:30 - 22:00
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Another quiet Minneapolis moment of beauty

I didn't know that this was here until I moved in near Lake Harriet a couple years ago but I recommend not missing the peace garden when you visit the rose garden or see the art... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 16 March 2016
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 July 2016

Well I've lived here all my life and had never visited this garden. Boy wish I would have visited sooner. This place is incredible. Clean quiet good for the soul! Don't wait like I did. Easy to do serene interesting sculpture. Great place to relax and gather your thoughts or meditate

1 Thank stb55
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163 reviews
61 attraction reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 May 2016

It was a bit underwhelming once I visited it. Rock garden seems uninspired. Lots of lush lawns but not much character or design to the space. We quickly went to Lake Harriet scenic by way and did the 3 mile walk around it instead.

Thank prasad69
Minneapolis, Minnesota
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694 reviews
352 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 149 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 March 2016

Very pretty but small. Easy to do with small children or older people alike. Very doable in an hour.

Thank Rachel C
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105 reviews
55 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 March 2016 via mobile

I didn't know that this was here until I moved in near Lake Harriet a couple years ago but I recommend not missing the peace garden when you visit the rose garden or see the art car parade. What could be better than the combo day of bandshell, hammock reading, walking by the lake, the rose garden and then the... More 

Thank Anaispins
Minneapolis, Minnesota
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623 reviews
292 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 96 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 August 2015 via mobile

This is the location that my daughter and her group choose to take the pictures before one of their formal high school dances. It is a peaceful spot with some paved walking trails, a small bridge and a parking lot. There was only a porta potty for facilities. The flowers and grounds were beautiful. Worth a quick stop.

Thank AndyB5542
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132 reviews
37 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 145 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 July 2015

This is always a great choice of public parkspace to spend some time. Although it may not be a huge space...it is a truly lovely one. This visit was a Wednesday morning in late July. The park was nowhere near crowded...quite peaceful...as the name implies. =] There were several volunteers cheerfully working away on some of the locations. The grounds... More 

Thank StarletteSkye
Minneapolis, Minnesota
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111 reviews
21 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 December 2012

This is one of the nice features on the north side of Lake Harriet. Keep in mind it's a rock garden (plants that tend to like cool weather), so much of it blooms in the spring. It's still nice in the summer, and you can cross the street to the rose garden if you want to see masses of blooming... More 

1 Thank Andy A
Denver, Colorado
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11 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 January 2012

This is just a beautiful area. My children live aroud here and they took me,so glad they did.

Thank Denise L
Minneapolis, Minnesota
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 January 2012

I live close by so my wife and I make our way around all of the gardens by Calhoun and Harriet. They are all well kept and maintained. Lots of wedding parties make there way here.

Thank Pgaulke
Minneapolis, Minnesota
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18 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 January 2012

if you want to escape the joggers, bikes and rollerbladers this is the best place to go. Find a rock and sit down- or if you wish there are many hidden benches in the shade. Be aware of Saturday wedding photo crowds which can over run the place very quickly.

Thank Janell V

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