Lake Harriet, Minneapolis, Minnesota
West 42nd St and West Lake Harriet Parkway, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55409| Map |
Part of the famous ''Chain of Lakes'' Lake Harriet has outdoor fun and discovery around every corner. Offering sailing, two beaches and a system of bike and pedestrian trails, the lake is a great basecamp for a wide-range of fun. Along the walking path, children will be delighted to find an Elf House carved into the base of a tree. During the winter months, the door is boarded and a sign reads ''''moved to his castle in the east.'' Another treasure to be discovered is the Bandshell, which acts as a concert venue and refreshment stand in the summer. Let the kids get out all their energy, and enjoy the scenery at Lake Harriet.
Ratings by kids' ages
- Tots (0-2)
- Little kids (3-5)
- Big kids (6-8)
- Tweens (9-12)
- Teens (13+)
Tips for Families
The lake's proximity to the airport makes it a great place to spot planes flying overhead, which may become a counting game for the little ones.
Address: West 42nd St and West Lake Harriet Parkway, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55409| Map
Hours: Mon-Sun 6 am - 12 am More Info
Price: Free More Info