Lake Minnetonka LRT Regional Trail
The Lake Minnetonka LRT Regional Trail stretches 15 miles between Hopkins and Carver Park Reserve, offering scenic views of Lake Minnetonka along the way. This aggregate trail passes through the communities of Minnetonka, Deephaven, Greenwood, Excelsior, Shorewood, and Victoria. For more ambitious trail users, pack a tent and enjoy an evening under the stars while camping at Carver Park Reserve. No car required!
15 miles | Aggregate
Interactive Map of Lake Minnetonka LRT Regional Trail
Love biking and camping? Try bike camping at Lake Auburn Campground! The drop-in bike campsite can be accessed from Lake Minnetonka LRT Regional Trail. Amenities include a commons area with a fire ring, picnic tables, bike rack and all the other nearby facilities of Carver Park Reserve.
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Follow Three Rivers Park District Regional Trails
Three Rivers Park District does not maintain regional trails in the winter. Cities along each trail have the option to maintain the trail for winter activities.
Lake Minnetonka LRT Regional Trail is plowed in Deephaven, Excelsior, Hopkins, Minnetonka, Shorewood and Victoria during winter months. See more information regarding winter maintenance on Three Rivers regional trails.
Things to Do
Biking in Three Rivers is a great way to get the whole family outside. Whether you’re the casual rider or a cyclist in training, you’ll appreciate more than 240 miles of off-roadway bike/hike trails that wind through woodlands and grasslands and rim the shorelines of lakes and ponds at our parks.
Three Rivers offers abundant scenery for you and your dog to enjoy year round, with paved, turf, regional and skijoring/dog sledding trails that are dog-friendly. Dogs must be on a six-foot non-retractable leash unless in a designated dog off-leash area. Owners must pick-up after their dogs.
One of the best ways to explore year-round is to head out for a hike on the extensive trail system in Three Rivers. Trails wind through the woodland, grassland and wetland habitats of many species of wildlife. You’ll be amazed at what you might see along the way.