Bde Maka Ska is the largest lake in Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States, and part of the city's Chain of Lakes. Surrounded by city park land and circled by bike and walking trails, it is popular for many outdoor activities.
Kirsten & Bruce
December 21, 2019
In and around a burned-down pagoda on the northeast corner of our lake (closest to Uptown proper) is a public gathering space with food trucks, a sailing school, and rentals of canoe, kayak, and paddle boards. Expect a crowd on a nice day: summer is short! There are also beaches on the North end…
March 3, 2020
Rent canoes and kayaks here
January 19, 2020
Small beach, great place to walk or run. Rent bikes, kayaks, paddle boats or canoes.
March 10, 2020
Walk .7 miles to get to Bde Maka Ska. The Red House Uptown is on 31st Street. Just start walking west. Once you get down there you can head south a few feet towards the 32nd street beach, there is also a playground there and swings facing the lake. On your way home, walk east on Lake Street, and…
“The MIA is one of our city's crown jewels with an extensive East Asian collection. FREE admission, 10 am- 5pm daily, Thur and Fri open til 9 pm, closed Mondays. Pick up a gift at the museum shop. Agra Culture cafe offers 50% off beer and wine during weekday happy hours (2:30 -4:00).”
“Come and see a show! The Christmas Carol is a favorite, but there are plays all year long. There are restaurants inside the theater and plenty to see and do in the neighborhood before and after a show. I recommend touring the theater and checking out the "endless bridge" inside.”