Trail Improvements [PDF]
Current Phase: Planning
Urban Agriculture Area added east of Lake Hiawatha and new layout approved for Nokomis Athletic Fields.
A public hearing on two proposed amendments to the Nokomis-Hiawatha Master Plan [PDF] is scheduled Wednesday, July 12, 2017, 6:45 pm in the Board Room at Minneapolis Park and Recreation Board (MPRB) headquarters, 2117 West River Road.
One amendment would create a designated urban agriculture area on the east side of Lake Hiawatha. Another amendment would finalize a design concept for the Nokomis Athletic Fields located on the northwest side of Lake Nokomis.
An online survey is now available to give feedback on two potential amendments to the Nokomis-Hiawatha Master Plan.
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March 11, 2015 - CAC #8 Meeting Summary
September 23, 2014 - CAC #7 Meeting Summary
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August 26, 2014 - CAC #5 Meeting Summary
August 14, 2014 - Open House #2 Summary
July 29, 2014 - CAC #4 Meeting Summary
June 24, 2014 - CAC #3 Meeting Summary
June 12, 2014 - Open House #1 Summary
May 29, 2014 - CAC #2 Meeting Summary
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Nokomis-Hiawatha Regional Park includes approximately 660 acres of land and water surrounding Lakes Nokomis and Hiawatha. The first plan for improvements in the park was drawn by Theodore Wirth in 1919, while a 1934 plan is the first to show both lakes.
The project will improve Nokomis/Hiawatha Regional Park in three ways:
This project has two separate funding deadlines, so the project must be broken into three sub-projects, two of which will happen at the same time.
Capital Sources: Play Areas: Met Council Parks and Trails
Capital Sources: Trails: Met Council Parks and Trails
See David C. Smith's Parks, Lakes, Trails and So Much More [PDF].