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Lake Harriet

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A quiet paved trail around Lake Harriet.


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2.9

Miles

4.6

KM

Loop

881' 269 m

High

853' 260 m

Low

59' 18 m

Up

60' 18 m

Down

1%

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2%

Max Grade (1°)

Dogs Leashed

Features Birding · Fall Colors · Lake · Spring · Views

Description

From the parking lot, follow the trail down to the lake. The path continues around the lake, and it is difficult to get lost here. Though located in an urban area, this lake and its path are usually serene and quiet.

Keep an especially close eye out for the rose gardens in the northeast corner of the lake. The trail passes close to the gardens, and they're a scenic and fragrant side trip! If you happen to be near the Bandshell, you may even be able to catch notes from a concert, as this is a great outdoor venue.

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  4.4 from 5 votes

#4

in Minneapolis

#7579

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in Minneapolis

#114

in Minnesota

#7,579

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Lake Harriet Bandshell
May 5, 2016 near Saint L…, MN
Winter sunset.
May 5, 2016 near Saint L…, MN
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May 5, 2016 near Saint L…, MN

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Aug 16, 2020
Subhram Singh
Paved trail around lake. Good for morning or evening stroll.
Mar 7, 2020
Kim Ehlert
Jul 29, 2018
Jordan W
Jul 26, 2018
Natasha Zajicek
Jul 23, 2018
Laura Sockrider
Jun 13, 2017
Katie O