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Attractions Directory

Chain of Lakes

Map3000 Calhoun Parkway
Minneapolis 55401


A system of lakes in Minneapolis with paved walkways which are ideal for walking, jogging, bicycling, or ice or inline skating. Lake Harriet, Lake Bde Maka Ska and Lake of the Isles feature connected paths and are southwest of downtown Minneapolis. Lake Nokomis is southeast of downtown. Lake Bde Maka Ska and Lake of the Isles are walking distance from Uptown where equipment rental shops can serve you.

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Category: Outdoor Recreation

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Minnesota Monthly's Attractions Directory is a comprehensive listing of the best and most iconic attractions in the state. Whether you're looking for something new or don't want to miss Minnesota's most iconic landmarks while visiting, you'll find the best of the best right here.

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