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Chain Link Fence Along Cedar Lake Regional Trail Will Remain Until Winter

The turf at Cedar Lake South Beach may look healthy, but more time is needed to strengthen the durability of the grass. Chain Link fence along Cedar Lake Regional Trail will remain in place until the just before the first hard frost/winter. While this reduces the width of the trail in the short term, keeping […]

Bathroom closed for the season

The first season for the new and improved Cedar Lake South Beach is in the books! The swimming area buoys have been taken to storage and the new seasonal bathroom building is closed. The bathroom building will typically open Memorial Day Weekend and close Labor Day Weekend. It stayed open last weekend due to the […]

Beach is open and Grand Opening Celebration scheduled July 19

The new and improved Cedar Lake South Beach is now open to the public! Beach hours are 6 am-10 pm daily; no lifeguards are on duty. Please stay away from the fenced off construction zone and areas with new grass or plants. Signs are posted to notify beach users which areas are off-limits.  The new […]

Cedar Lake South Beach Improvements Update

Cedar Lake Regional Trail is now open The section of Cedar Lake Regional Trail that was closed for the Cedar Lake South Beach Improvements project has reopened as construction on the beach renovation nears completion. Please note the reopened section of trail is at a reduced width, so proceed with caution. The beach will reopen on Friday, […]

Beach Renovation Nears Completion

Construction on the Cedar Lake South Beach Improvements project continues to go smoothly and the beach is still on track to open by the Fourth of July. Trail, beach and lake access will remain closed until construction is complete, which could happen as early as June 29. Please obey all detour signage and stay away […]

Cedar Lake South Beach Improvements Update

Renovated beach still on track to open by Fourth of July Construction on the Cedar Lake South Beach Improvements project is progressing smoothly. The restroom building is 50% complete and retaining wall installation has begun. Trail, beach and lake access will remain closed until construction is complete, which is on schedule for Fourth of July weekend. Site […]

Cedar Lake South Beach Improvements Update

Construction resumes; on track to open by Fourth of July Construction activities have resumed at Cedar Lake South Beach. The restroom building and retaining wall will be constructed starting early spring and the remaining improvements will follow. The regional trail, beach and lake access will remain closed until construction completion, which is on schedule for […]

Cedar Lake South Beach Improvements Update

Construction slows over winter months Significant progress has been made at Cedar Lake South Beach since construction began in late November. Site demolition, erosion control placement, sewer and water utility installation and restroom building footings and foundations are all complete.  Work will slow for much of winter due to frigid conditions. The regional trail, beach […]

Work on Cedar Lake South Beach upgrades begins Monday, November 20

Project includes new retaining wall, seating plaza, widened trail and three-season restroom The Minneapolis Park and Recreation Board (MPRB) is happy to announce that construction on the Cedar Lake South Beach Improvements project begins Monday, Nov. 20, 2017. This winter workers will perform site preparation, make utility connections and install the building foundation for a new three-season […]

Public hearing scheduled May 3 for amended plan to upgrade Cedar Lake South Beach

Anonymous donor pledges $250,000, contingent on addition of restroom building to plan At its May 3, 2017 meeting, the Minneapolis Park and Recreation Board (MPRB) of Commissioners will host a public hearing to amend a plan – originally approved in April 2016 – to build numerous improvements at Cedar Lake South Beach. In 2016, the […]