Lake Nokomis and Minnehaha Parkway

Description: This trail is an exciting route that goes around Lake Nokomis and follows Minnehaha Creek.

Meeting location: We will meet on the parking lot above the Highway 55 tunnel in Minnehaha Falls Park. 3894 E Minnehaha Pkwy, Minneapolis, MN 55406

Getting there: Take Highway 55 (Hiawatha Ave.) south from downtown or north from Highway 62 to the 46th Ave. intersection. Turn east on 46th Ave. and go two blocks to Minnehaha Ave. Turn south (right) on Minnehaha Ave. to the traffic circle. Take a right out of the traffic circle and head west past the Longfellow House. There is a free parking lot on the top of the hill. Additional free parking is available on Minnehaha Parkway south of the traffic circle.

Length: About 3 miles around Lake Nokomis. The Minnehaha Creek trail is about 5.8 miles from Minnehaha Park to Lake Harriet.