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Lake Minnetonka Regional Park is the perfect place for families to enjoy a Saturday afternoon. Bring a picnic and enjoy a lakeside lunch. Learn more...

Noerenberg Gardens

Situated on the north shore of Lake Minnetonka’s majestic Crystal Bay, Noerenberg Memorial Gardens offers a tranquil retreat to the quiet elegance and grace of days gone by. A favorite subject for local artists and an idyllic location for weddings. Learn more...

 

Picnic Grounds

The Excelsior Commons

Take Highway 7 west to Excelsior exit, proceed to the corner of Lake and Water St. Turn left. Proceed to picnic grounds. Call (952) 474-5233 for hours and additional information.

Lake Independence

Take Highway 394 west to Highway 12. Follow Highway 12 west to Co. Road 19 north, picnic grounds will be on your left. Call (763) 479-2964 for hours and additional information.

Lake Minnetonka Regional Park

Take Highway 7 west to Co. Road 44 north, picnic grounds will be on your right. Call (763) 694-7754 for hours and additional information.

Minnetonka Beach

Take Highway 394 west to Co. Road 15 west . Follow Co. Road 15 1/2 mile past the Arcola bridge. Park entrance will be on your left. Proceed to picnic grounds. Call (952) 471-8878 for hours and additional information.

Mound Bay Park

Take Highway 394 west to Co. Road 15 west . Follow Co. Road 15 to Commerce Blvd. Turn left. Follow Commerce Blvd. 1 mile. Picnic grounds will be on your left. Call (952) 472-0600 for hours and additional information.

Summit Park

Take Highway 394 west to Highway 12. Follow Highway 12 west to East Long Lake Rd. Turn right. Proceed to picnic grounds. Call (952) 249-4600 for hours and additional information.

Wayzata Commons

Take Highway 394 to 2nd Wayzata exit (Central Ave.). Turn left. Proceed to 2nd stoplight (Wayzata Blvd.). Turn right and move immediately to the left lane. Take your first left and proceed downhill to Lake St. Turn right. Proceed to Barry Ave. and turn left. Proceed to Grove St. and trun left. Proceed to picnic grounds. Call (952) 473-0234 for hours and additional information.

Get Busy!

The spring months bring countless opportunities for wholesome family activities. To find out about happenings in the Lake Minnetonka area, visit our complete Calendar of Events!

Lake Minnetonka: An area steeped in history

From the days when Dakota Indians inhabited her shores, leaving behind ancient burial mounds which are still visible today, to the era of the steam locomotive and the paddle wheeler when grand Victorian hotels and amusement parks stood proudly on her banks, there has always been something alluring about this enchanted body of water. Learn more...