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Lake Minnewashta Regional Park

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Best Place, Ever!

We visit this wonderful oasis of a dog park a couple times a week! Trails are well groomed... read more

Reviewed 19 June 2018
Kim C
Chanhassen, Minnesota
Great Walking Trails and Small Beach

This is a very family friendly county park that I visit year round for walking, snowshoeing... read more

Reviewed 19 June 2018
Minneapolis, Minnesota
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“fishing pier”(2 reviews)
“hiking trails”(2 reviews)
Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
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6900 Hazeltine Blvd, Chanhassen, MN 55331-8032
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Reviewed 19 June 2018

We visit this wonderful oasis of a dog park a couple times a week! Trails are well groomed, visitors seem to be responsible picking up waste and our dogs get an amazing work out here running and playing with all the other dogs. There's ALWAYS...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed 19 June 2018

This is a very family friendly county park that I visit year round for walking, snowshoeing, skating, fishing, and swimming. As of time of writing, you can purchase a 12-month park pass for $25 or pay a daily entrance fee for $6 per day. The...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank jillkathleen
Reviewed 30 May 2018

When you drive in you put $5 in the box, then it's a short drive to the parking lot. Nice scenery as you ski, trails were groomed, a big loop and you're back to the parking lot, all good. You get to be out in...More

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank Robert S
Reviewed 15 May 2018

We purchased the annual permit for the car and had some very nice experiences in this very beautiful park...nice trials and people with their dogs. My 35# Wheaten has been attacked the last two times we visited by different "packs" of large dogs from two...More

Date of experience: May 2018
1  Thank Dan O
Reviewed 7 December 2017

Lake Minnewashta Regional Park is beautiful in all seasons. I am a local who visits the park year round in order to experience nature at its best. There are hiking trails that are best used during the non-snow months, a fishing pier if you would...More

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank Jill T
Reviewed 13 November 2017 via mobile

Minnewashta Park offers up plenty of walking/hiking trails, a really nice beach area and fun off leash dog park for those with dogs it is divided into big dog-small dog area. The small dog area is very small, however the main dog park has many...More

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank PJ W
Reviewed 27 July 2017

We were here for a run. I had no idea how gorgeous this park was. I am sorry I hadn't gone sooner! We will be back soon to enjoy the cool beach and trails!

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank HJL27
Reviewed 10 July 2017

A lovely place to relax and unwind. We took a blanket and chilled out on the grass just by the water's edge. The weather was perfect, 90° and it was quiet.

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank CAW1953
Reviewed 23 May 2017

There is something for everyone in this park. It's a nice sized lake with good fishing from a boat, shore or fishing dock. We caught 80 nice sized crappies from our boat on Mothers Day. Our grandkids love the playground area, with its variety of...More

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank talltalesandtravel
Reviewed 3 February 2017

The trails, picnic areas, beach and all-round "natural-ness" of this 700-acre gem is fantastic. Good for biking, hiking, lounging, boating (fishing is fantastic), and just hanging out.

Date of experience: July 2016
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Susan M
16 June 2018|
Response from Jill T | Reviewed this property |
Yes, grills are available close to the swimming beach as well as the fishing pier. There is also a shelter close to the big playground with grills.
4 June 2018|
Response from Jill T | Reviewed this property |
There is no campground at this park. Lake Ann is probably the closest lake to Lake Minnewashta. I do not think there is a Lake Emma in the vicinity unless it is a lake that is surrounded by private property and not easily... More