4135 West Lake Harriet Parkway Minneapolis, MN 55409
Phone: 612 230-6400 Fax: 612 230-6500 Hours
As one of the picturesque lakes in the renowned Chain of Lakes, Lake Harriet features 67 acres of land and 344 acres of water. It is noted for biking and walking trails, nearby gardens, a variety of water activities and summer concerts at the stunning band shell.
Lake Harriet was named for Harriet Lovejoy, wife of Colonel Henry Leavenworth, who founded Fort Snelling in 1819.
Historical Profile: More information about this and other parks is included in Parks, Lakes, Trails and So Much More, a richly detailed account of the histories of Minneapolis’ renowned recreational system.