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Bde Maka Ska / Lake Calhoun is the largest lake in Minneapolis. It joins the Lake of the Isles through a long channel and is the biggest lake of five that make up the Minneapolis Chain of Lakes. Surrounded by city park land and circled by bike and walking trails, it is popular for many outdoor activities like canoeing, fishing, wind surging, swimming, sailing, and of course, biking.

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Boat and Bicycle Rentals

Thanks to an increased popularity in boat and bicycle rentals, the lake isn’t just enjoyable for boat owners anymore. Como Lake and Lake Calhoun offer great opportunities to enjoy the lake without breaking the bank. Wheel Fun Rentals has single and double Surrey bikes for $18 and $28 which can be ridden around Como Lake, Lake Calhoun, and several others. Also, they offer pedal and double pedal boats for $20 and $27, single and double kayaks for $13 and $20, canoes for $20, and stand-up paddle boards for $17. All offers are charged at an hourly rate and are sold at locations conveniently located right on the lakes’ beaches.

 

 

Article by Kassidy Tarala of Lavender Magazine. View Original Article Here