Map of Lake Minnetonka LRT Regional Trail

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Lake Minnetonka LRT Regional Trail

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Lake Minnetonka LRT Regional Trail

LENGTH:

16 miles

SURFACE:

paved / unpaved

COMMUNITIES:

Victoria, Shorewood, Excelsior, Greenwood, Minnetonka, Hopkins

HIGHLIGHTS:

rail trail, Lake Minnetonka, local parks, schools,

NEARBY TRAILS:

Carver Park Reserve Trails

Minnesota River Bluffs Regional Trail

Cedar Lake Regional Trail

North Cedar Lake Regional Trail

RELATED LINKS:

Minneapolis Metro

Minnetonka

Regional Trails

The Lake Minnetonka LRT Regional Trail is a 16-mile long paved and unpaved trail located to the southwest of the Minneapolis metropolitan area. The trail extends from the community of Victoria, travels along the residential areas south of Lake Minnetonka, through the City of Chanhassen, the City of Shorewood and the City of Minnetonka, then over to the City of Hopkins. There are several local trails that connect to the Lake Minnetonka LRT Regional Trail as well as other major regional trails.

Conditions

The Lake Minnetonka LRT Regional Trail has stretches that have asphalt pavement, but also has long stretches with aggregate for the base, it is not suitable for all types of bikes. In summer months, the trail is open for non-motorized use such as bike riding, running and walking.

Communites

The Lake Minnetonka LRT Regional Trail goes past the following communities: Victoria, Shorewood, Excelsior, Greenwood, Minnetonka and Hopkins.

Points of Interest

The Lake Minnetonka LRT Regional Trail goes past the following points of interest:

Steiger Lake Solbergs Point
Carver Park Reserve Carson Bay
Schutz Lake Burton Park
Tamarack Lake Deephaven Elementary School
Lake Virginia Minnetonka Middle School East
Cathcart Park Minnetonka Community Center
Freeman Park Burwell Park
Gideon Bay Guilliam Park
Excelsior Elementary School Big Willow Park
Excelsior Bay Hilltop Park
Saint Albans Bay Maetzold Field
Nearby Trails

Carver Park Reserve Trails: the trails within Carver Park Reserve can be reached from the Lake Minnetonka LRT Regional Trail near Park Drive and Arboretum Boulevard in Victoria.

Minnesota River Bluffs Regional Trail & Cedar Lake Regional Trail: these two trails are located a few blocks to the south of the eastern end of the Lake Minnetonka LRT Regional Trail in Hopkins.

End Points

The western end of the Lake Minnetonka LRT Regional Trail is located near the intersection of Arboretum Boulevard and 80th Street in the City of Victoria. From this location the trail heads to the west and crosses Arboretum Boulevard and wraps around the south side of Steiger Lake in the Carver Park Reserve. You can connect to the paved trails in Carver Park Reserve just west of Park Drive.

The southeast end of the Lake Minnetonka LRT Regional Trail is located at the intersection of Main Street and 6th Avenue North in Hopkins. This terminus is just north of the Cedar Lake Regional Trail, which then extends to the southwest side of Minneapolis or to the Minnesota River Buffs Regional Trail heading west.

Resources

Following are links to official off-site resources to find out more details about the Lake Minnetonka LRT Regional Trail, between Victoria and Hopkins in Minnesota.