Lake Harriet

4.3451 Votes Currently Open
  • Address: Minneapolis MN 55419, United States
  • Timings: 06:00 am - 10:00 pm Details
  • Time Required: 04:00 Hrs
  • Tags: Family And Kids, Water Sport, Lake

It is a lake in the south western part of the city and is surrounded by a park land. It is just beside the Calhoun Lake and forms a part of the Chain of Lakes. It is the deepest among all the lakes of the chain. The lake has been named after Harriet Lovejoy who lived here with her husband Colonel Henry Leavenworth in Fort Snelling. The lake was called as ‘MdeUnme’ meaning other lake by the local Dakota people.

  • It is a popular recreation destination for pedestrians, walkers, bikers and also has sailing amenities. The twin beaches here are the perfect picnic spot for everyone.
  • Every summer this lake is the destination for many concerts in its beautiful castle shaped band shell
  • There is an elf house in on the base of an ash tree. It is said that during the spring time if someone leaves a letter for the elf, the person will definitely get a reply in the next few days. The place is closed during the winters.
  • The lake contains many rare and colorful varieties of fishes that also make it a good fishing spot.

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  • Lake Harriet Address: Minneapolis MN 55419, United States
  • Lake Harriet Timing: 06:00 am - 10:00 pm
  • Time required to visit Lake Harriet: 04:00 Hrs
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  • 32.15% of people who visit Minneapolis include Lake Harriet in their plan

  • 39.66% of people start their Lake Harriet visit around 3 PM - 4 PM

  • People usually take around 4 Hrs to see Lake Harriet

Thursday, Saturday and Sunday

90.74% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Lake Harriet

People normally club together Minneapolis Institute Of Arts and American Swedish Institute while planning their visit to Lake Harriet.

* The facts given above are based on traveler data on TripHobo and might vary from the actual figures

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