Lake Minnetonka Loop

Wayzata, Minnesota

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Lake Minnetonka, the largest lake in the Twin Cities, is beloved of wealthy residents, boaters, and nature lovers alike. A 40-mile circle tour of Minnetonka’s beauty spots and historic towns, with sidetrips through Carver Park Reserve and the Minnesota Landscape Arboretum. Special attractions: Marvelous views of woods, wetlands, and expensive real estate on Lake Minnetonka; hiking and bird watching at Lowry Nature Center and Carver Park Reserve; scenic 3-mile drive around Minnesota Landscape Arboretum; lake views and gardens at Noerenberg Memorial County Park; lake cruises on the steamboat Minnehaha; shopping and fine dining in Wayzata and Excelsior; boating, water-skiing, biking, people watching. This eTrail is a complete description of a scenic drive with a route map and information on the best travel seasons, interesting sites, recreation opportunities, camping locations, and much more.
Scenic Driving Minnesota

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Scenic Driving Minnesota

by Phil Davies (Falcon Guides)

Lake Minnetonka, the largest lake in the Twin Cities, is beloved of wealthy residents, boaters, and nature lovers alike. A 40-mile circle tour of Minnetonka’s beauty spots and historic towns, with sidetrips through Carver Park Reserve and the Minnesota Landscape Arboretum.

Special attractions: Marvelous views of woods, wetlands, and expensive real estate on Lake Minnetonka; hiking and bird watching at Lowry Nature Center and Carver Park Reserve; scenic 3-mile drive around Minnesota Landscape Arboretum; lake views and gardens at Noerenberg Memorial County Park; lake cruises on the steamboat Minnehaha; shopping and fine dining in Wayzata and Excelsior; boating, water-skiing, biking, people watching. This eTrail is a complete description of a scenic drive with a route map and information on the best travel seasons, interesting sites, recreation opportunities, camping locations, and much more.

©  Phil Davies/Falcon Guides. All Rights Reserved.

Activity Type: Scenic Drives
Nearby City: Wayzata
Distance: 40
Season: Year-round
Local Contacts: Lowry Nature Center
Driving Directions: Directions to Lake Minnetonka Loop

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3/20/2006
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The trail is fine but the map lacks detail and is a poor excuse for a map.



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