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Midtown Greenway

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Address: Lake Street, Minneapolis, MN
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Great Bike Trail

Converted train line, this used to be a desolate area with crime and graffiti. It's now well lit, safe and offers a very smooth ride. Look for little restaurants and bike shops... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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36 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Converted train line, this used to be a desolate area with crime and graffiti. It's now well lit, safe and offers a very smooth ride. Look for little restaurants and bike shops along the route.

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Thank Greg E
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8 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 17 April 2017

The greenway is a great experience for any level of biker. You can connect to many other bike trails and go for 1 - 40 mile bike ride.

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Thank Dan P
Greenville, South Carolina
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13 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 April 2017

I love Minneapolis built separate bike and pedestrian infrastructure. The midtown greenway cuts straight east and west through old neighborhoods and industrial areas from the Mississippi to the chain of lakes. A printed map offers a guide to the neighborhoods and attractions pubs shops and eateries along the way. Equally functional for cross town bike commuting and pleasure riding it... More 

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Thank JohnM562
Minneapolis, Minnesota
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14 reviews
6 attraction reviews
Reviewed 16 March 2017

I've used the Midtown Greenway many times with my own bike or with the easy to use Minneapolis bike share program. This trail connects the "always busy" Uptown section to south Minneapolis and beyond.

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Thank kirkatk
Bloomington, Minnesota
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16 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 March 2017

The Midtown Greenway is somewhat of a bicycle freeway. It is mostly below street level and carries a lot of traffic. It is used extensively by bicycle commuters. It even has a bike shop right on the trail with a place to freshen up. Although there have been some efforts to make the Greenway attractive, especially by businesses bordering the... More 

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Thank Dale L
Minneapolis
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28 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 February 2017

This is both commuting bikeway and a great place to experience biking without a great amount of exertion as it is almost level. Great exercise and a great way to get a sense of the neighborhoods it passes through.

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Thank BruceLarson41
Marion, Iowa
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22 reviews
19 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 November 2016

During my 3 day stay in Minneapolis, I used the Greenway every day. It was perfect for transporting by bike and having a safe, car-free method of travel. Others on the trail were friendly and we used the trail to access the chain of lakes and well as to get from uptown to downtown. There are plenty of places to... More 

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Thank sporty1823
Winnipeg, Canada
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66 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 September 2016

We had a great time on the Greenway! We enjoyed seeing great urban planning, and it was a convenient way to get quickly to the chain of lakes area. Very well maintained as well.

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Thank WpgLeah
Minneapolis, Minnesota
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5 reviews
Reviewed 8 August 2016 via mobile

Because, that's basically what the Greenway is. When I first moved to the twin cities, I hopped on more as a leisurely activity. It's beautiful in the summer because of the continuous green space and parks that sit along the trail. But, I also ride this route away from the city too as a commuting route. If you've visiting, there... More 

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Thank Alec K
Minneapolis, Minnesota
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11 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 July 2016

This paved path runs from the Mississippi River all the way out to Hopkins. I believe it used to be a railroad, but it was gutted and made into a path for bikes, walkers, skaters, etc. This is one of the best bike paths in the country!

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