Location

Shorelines of Brownie Lake, Cedar Lake, Lake of the Isles, Lake Calhoun, and Lake Harriet, including the trails connecting them and Lyndale Park.

Contact

Phone: 612-230-6400
Emailinfo@minneapolisparks.org

Park Hours

6 am-midnight in developed areas
6 am-10 pm in undeveloped areas
Ordinance PB-2-33

Minneapolis Chain of Lakes Regional Park

Features & Amenities

  • Archery
  • Bandstand
  • Beach
  • Biking Path
  • Boat Dock
  • Cross-Country Ski Trail
  • Decorative Fountain
  • Drinking Fountain
  • Fishing Pier
  • Garden
  • Grill
  • Hockey Rink
  • Ice Rink
  • Pay Parking Lot
  • Picnic Area
  • Playground/Tot Lot
  • Restroom Facility
  • Soccer Field
  • Softball Field
  • Tennis Court
  • Volleyball Court – Sand
  • Walking Path
  • Water Pump
  • Well

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Park Projects

See what's currently in the works for this park. Some projects may be under the name of the regional park or service area it lives within. View Current Projects

Park Details

Size: 1555.30 acres

Trails: Pedestrian (14.81 miles), Bike (15.27 miles)

Neighborhood: Bryn-Mawr, Cedar-Isles-Dean, East Harriet, East Isles, ECCO, Kenwood, Linden Hills, Lowery Hill, Outside Minneapolis City Limits, West Calhoun

Service Area: Southwest

Commissioner District: 4 and 6

The Chain of Lakes is one of seven byway districts along the Grand Rounds National Scenic Byway.

The Minneapolis Park and Recreation Board hits the road every summer with a free movie and concert series that travels to parks across the city with Music and Movies in the Parks.

Rentals & Permits

Annual Patron Parking Permit: Enjoy parking privileges in specially designated spaces at some of our most popular regional parks. View parking permit details.

Athletic Rentals: To reserve a field, court, or rink visit our athletic permit page. Application [PDF]

Beach Group Use Permit: Apply for a free permit to ensure we can accommodate your birthday party or group of 10 or more at the beach. Application

Canoe/Kayak Storage Rack Permit: An annual permit allows you to store your canoe or kayak. View canoe/kayak permit details.

Outdoor Use and Event Space: Learn how to reserve park space for corporate events, community celebrations, and more. Application [PDF]

Outdoor Weddings: Make your outdoor ceremony unique and memorable. View wedding permit details. Wedding Ceremony Application [PDF]

Parkway Use: You must obtain a permit for special use of the parkway including closures, and dumpsters, trucks, limousines or carriages on the parkway. View parkway permit details. Permit Application [PDF]

Picnics: Reserve a picnic site for your upcoming birthday party, reunion, company picnic, or other special event. View picnic permit details. Permit Application [PDF]

Sailboat Buoy Permit: An annual permit allows you to store your sailboat on the lake. View sailboat buoy permit details.