Things To Do in West Calhoun


Whether you enjoy kayaking, volleyball, paddleboarding or even just a fun day at the park, Lake Calhoun is a fantastic summer hangout spot for all ages.

The lake also features a 3.1 mile pedestrian and bike trail that intersect with Lake Harriet and Lake of The Isles trails, as well as Uptown.

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Canoeing Minnehaha Creek

Movies & Music in the Parks

Where to Eat

The Bakken Museum

Since 1975, The Bakken Museum has been committed to nurturing a passion for science in visitors from around the world.   Founded by Earl Bakken, a Minneapolis native and co-founder of Medtronic, The Bakken Museum offers something for everyone.

Located in the historic West Winds mansion on Lake Calhoun and home to the Florence Bakken Medicinal Gardens, The Bakken boasts one of the most beautiful settings you will find in the Twin Cities.  In addition, the museum maintains a world class collection of historic medical instruments and scientific as well as books, journals and manuscripts.

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