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Lake of the Isles, Minneapolis

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Water Body · Hidden Gem · Nature / Park
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Lake of the Isles (Dakota: Wíta Tópa, "Four Islands") is a lake in Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States, connected to Cedar Lake and Bde Maka Ska. The lake has an area of 109 acres (0.4 km2), 2.86 miles (4.6 km) of shoreline with a little under three miles of paved walking and biking paths, and a maximum depth of 31 feet (9 m). Lake of the Isles is known for its two wooded islands, its long north arm, and the surrounding stately houses of the Kenwood, Lowry Hill, and East Isles neighborhoods.

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  • Beautiful lake, good walking and biking trails. Extra fun to see the large fancy houses nearby. If you’re in the city and need some green space, it is here! 
    Beautiful lake, good walking and biking trails. Extra fun to see the large fancy houses nearby. If you’re in the city and need some green space, it is here!  more »
  • We took a walk around the lake with our kids and were happy with the scenery. My wife enjoyed looking at the homes and the neighborhood in general. It was a pretty popular path when we were on it but....  more
    We took a walk around the lake with our kids and were happy with the scenery. My wife enjoyed looking at the homes and the neighborhood in general. It was a pretty popular path when we were on it but....  more »
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  • Another gem in the chain of lakes.
  • One of the best places to enjoy a stroll while taking in beautiful architecture, nature, and the city skyline.

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