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Lake Calhoun

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

Lake Calhoun brings a lot to travellers within the summer AND the winter time. All the lakes within... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
North Ryde, Australia

We loved lake Calhoun! We went 2 days in a row, the first to canoe then the next for pedal boats... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
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  • Average2%
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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 brings a lot to travellers within the summer AND the winter time. All the lakes within Minneapolis freeze over and you can ice skate, then summer is perfect for paddle boarding, kayaking and having a picnic to just enjoy the weather. I would...More

Thank robinsonashleigh
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We loved lake Calhoun! We went 2 days in a row, the first to canoe then the next for pedal boats, it was beautiful!

Thank myersl818
Reviewed 6 days ago

Great place to take a leisurely drive around the lake. Huge variety of great homes to see. We stopped at the beach on the south end to enjoy the activity.

Thank HuskerTraveler2
Reviewed 1 week ago

great place for walking, running, jogging and an unbelievable view. very relaxing, a nice cool breeze in June, people were fishing too and an area where u can swim. a place where u can just sit down and chill-out. wait for the sunset and witness...More

Thank wakisobol
Reviewed 1 week ago

Lake Calhoun is an awesome place to hang out in summer. You can walk, bike, run, hang out, enjoy the sun, get some food or ice cream, meet friends. All in various places around the lake.

Thank Timmi002
Reviewed 1 week ago

If you get tired of downtown Minneapolis, head to uptown and take a stroll around Lake Calhoun. There is a parking lot if you driving but be warned you are expected to pay. It's close to shopping, coffee shops and cafes - so you can...More

Thank Ferrytrip
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a wonderful walk around Lake Calhoun on Labor Day. The weather was wonderful. So many people were out enjoying the fresh air. We even found a Geocache! Loved that there were separate bike and walk lanes. A great lake to explore.

Thank Elyse C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Nothing is better than starting the weekend with a walk around Lake Calhoun. The path is excellent, and I appreciate that the cyclist have their own lane. I can focus on the conversation and not the bikes 🚲☺️.

Thank Patricia P
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The lake offers kayak and canoe rental, as well as areas to launch your own, plus bike rentals. There are nice trails, open spaces and play areas. It's a great place to spend the entire day.

Thank danielrU9046XW
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A wonderful place to hang out: biking, run/walking, canoe, kayak, peddle boats, SUPs, beaches - great fun for all! Also connects to Lake of the Isles, so we were able to enjoy both, wich is fantastic. Rental bikes were a great way to see multiple...More

Thank Lisa C
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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.
21 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.